Seven Friday Institute Staff Selected for Duke’s 3C Fellows Program to Foster Inclusivity Through Computing Environments
Seven staff members at the Friday Institute were selected to be in the third cohort of Cultural Competence in Computing (3C) Fellows, a program of the Identity in Computing Lab at Duke University.
Friday Institute’s Williams, Edwards Continue Work in Educational Equity Through STEM-Focused Grant-Funded Project
A research team from the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation and NC State Wilson College of Textiles aim to provide meaningful STEM enrichment opportunities for under-represented students from economically disadvantaged backgrounds with a three-year, $178,132 Burroughs Wellcome grant.
Partnership with Local School District, Industry to Bring STEM Experiences and Opportunities to Rural Students
Dr. Tameshia Ballard Baldwin wants to provide rural students in Edgecombe County Public Schools (ECPS) with the same access to high-quality STEM educational opportunities as their peers throughout North Carolina.
Lenovo Gift for MSEN Program Will Provide Mentorship, Financial Support for Underserved Students in STEM
The MSEN program at the Friday Institute has been awarded a $20,000 gift from technology company Lenovo as part of their Black Leaders Achieving Success in Technology (BLAST) program.
Staff Spotlight: Braska Williams
MSEN Director Braska Williams was part of one of the first groups to come to the Friday Institute. In this staff spotlight, he shares his program's work in STEM enrichment and college prep for underserved students.
TECHnically Female: Seize the Opportunity in Your Lifetime
TECHnically Female founder Jasmine Jarvis interviews Braska Williams, the director of the North Carolina Math/Science Education Network (MSEN) Pre-College Program at North Carolina State University, as he discusses his almost 30 years in STEM education, the gaps and disparities that exist in gender and race for kids pursuing STEM fields, how to be an ally for young girls in STEM and more.
MSEN Program Expands Reach To Edgecombe County to Bring STEM Experiences to Rural Students
Because of a new NSF grant, MSEN will expand its program into Edgecombe County Public Schools to address the lack of STEM access for middle school students in the district.
Preparing College Students for Jobs of the Future
North Carolina's university and community college systems are integral parts of preparing students entering today's highly technical workforce. Learn more in this Spectrum News In Focus segment.
NC-MSEN Hosts STEM Day
The North Carolina Mathematics and Science Education Network (NC-MSEN) Pre-College Program hosted a STEM Day to give students an opportunity to meet and engage with professionals from various STEM fields.
K-12 Outreach Efforts In Step With NC State
July 31, 2013 — North Carolina State University was recently named the top land-grant and ranked number seven overall among public, national colleges and universities in granting the largest percentage of...