The North Carolina Mathematics and Science Education Network Pre-College Program (NC-MSEN PCP) is a STEM-enrichment program that recruits students from underserved populations in grades 6 through 12 and provides them with experiences that will equip them to attend a four-year college/university to pursue majors in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields. One of four public university campuses across North Carolina that offers this program, the NC State chapter partners with school districts and schools in northeastern and central North Carolina. The program includes:
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.
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.