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NC STEM e-Update (July 11, 2019)

July 11th, 2019

NC STEM e-Update Twice a month the NC STEM Center provides an e-update on what’s happening in STEM, and their latest edition is now available for you.

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NC STEM e-Update (June 27, 2019)

June 27th, 2019

NC STEM e-Update
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NC STEM e-Update (June 13, 2019)

June 13th, 2019

NC STEM e-Update
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NC STEM Hall of Fame Video: Dr. Sam Houston

May 2nd, 2019

2019 SMT Center Celebration Video Playlist

April 28th, 2019

On April 27, 2019, the SMT Center celebrated STEM excellence in North Carolina.  The SMT Center recognized students and teachers from across the state who have excelled in advancing the Center’s mission of improving the quality STEM education for all NC children.

In addition, the SMT Center recognized outstanding organizations and individuals for their commitment to STEM Education.  The awardees are:

  • Educator – K-8:  Jennifer Tatum, Fifth Grade Teacher, Fairview Elementary, Fairview, N.C., Buncombe County Schools
  • Education – 9-16:  Cliff Grimsley, Biology Instructor, Gaston College, Dallas, N.C.
  • Student Leadership Award:  Hannah Yoder, Research Triangle Park High School
  • Champion Award:  Dr. Thomas (Tom) J. Williams, Strategic Education Alliances, Raleigh, N.C.
  • Partnership Award:  WakeEd Partnerships, Raleigh, N.C.
  • Informal Educator Award:  Jan Weems, North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, Raleigh, N.C.
  • Business & Industry:  NC Electric Cooperatives, Raleigh, N.C.
  • Instructional Leader Award:  Carla Billups, Elementary STEM Coach, Buncombe County Schools

NC STEM e-Update (April 25, 2019)

April 25th, 2019

NC STEM e-Update

Twice a month the NC STEM Center provides an e-update on what’s happening in STEM in North Carolina, and their latest edition is now available for you.

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Announcing the 2019 SMT Awards Recipients

April 11th, 2019

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC – The North Carolina Science, Mathematics, and Technology Education (SMT) Center is pleased to announce this year’s recipients of the annual SMT Awards.  These awards are presented to individuals and institutions contributing to the excellence of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education across North Carolina.

This year’s recipients include:

  • Educator – K-8:  Jennifer Tatum, Fifth Grade Teacher, Fairview Elementary, Fairview, N.C., Buncombe County Schools
  • Education – 9-16:  Cliff Grimsley, Biology Instructor, Gaston College, Dallas, N.C.
  • Student Leadership Award:  Hannah Yoder, Research Triangle Park High School
  • Champion Award:  Dr. Thomas (Tom) J. Williams, Strategic Education Alliances, Raleigh, N.C.
  • Partnership Award:  WakeEd Partnerships, Raleigh, N.C.
  • Informal Educator Award:  Jan Weems, North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, Raleigh, N.C.
  • Business & Industry:  NC Electric Cooperatives, Raleigh, N.C.
  • Instructional Leader Award:  Carla Billups, Elementary STEM Coach, Buncombe County Schools

“We are pleased to highlight the diversity of talented STEM allies in North Carolina,” said SMT Center CEO and President Dr. Sam Houston.  “For the past decade we have had the honor to recognize numerous individuals and organizations who dedicate themselves to bettering STEM education.”

The SMT Center is focused on improving education as a means of providing all students in North Carolina with the knowledge and skills to have successful careers, be good citizens, and advance the economy of the state.

Promoting innovation and change in education, the SMT Center celebrates educational excellence in North Carolina by supporting educators, engaging students, and advancing the growing importance of having a STEM-educated workforce.  The awards program was established in 2008. Award recipients will be recognized on April 27, 2019 in Cary, N.C.

The SMT Center was created in 2002 by the Burroughs Wellcome Fund.

Contact: Lisa Rhoades at lrhoades@bwfund.org.

NC STEM e-Update (April 4, 2019)

April 4th, 2019

NC STEM e-Update

Twice a month the NC STEM Center provides an e-update on what’s happening in STEM, and their latest edition is now available for you. View our e-Update in your browser by clicking here. Not receiving an e-update? Click here to subscribe and get your personalized copy sent directly to your email address.

NC STEM e-Update (March 21, 2019)

March 21st, 2019

NC STEM e-Update NC STEM starts with you. Twice a month the NC STEM Center provides an e-update on what’s happening in STEM, and their latest edition is now available for you. View our e-Update in your browser by clicking here. Not receiving an e-update? Click here to subscribe and get your personalized copy sent directly to your email address.

NC STEM e-Update (March 7, 2019)

March 7th, 2019

NC STEM e-Update Twice a month the NC STEM Center provides an e-update on what’s happening in STEM in North Carolina, and their latest edition is now available for you. View the e-Update in your browser by clicking here. Not receiving an e-update? Click here to subscribe and get your personalized copy sent directly to your email address.

NC STEM e-Update (Feb. 21, 2019)

February 21st, 2019

NC STEM e-Update Twice a month the NC STEM Center provides an e-update on what’s happening in STEM in North Carolina, and their latest edition is now available for you. View our e-Update in your browser by clicking here. Not receiving an e-update? Click here to subscribe and get your personalized copy sent directly to your email address.

NC STEM e-Update (Feb. 7, 2019)

February 7th, 2019

NC STEM e-Update Twice a month the NC STEM Center provides an e-update on what’s happening in STEM in North Carolina, and their latest edition is now available for you. View NC STEM e-Update in your browser by clicking here. Not receiving an e-update? Click here to subscribe and get your personalized copy sent directly to your email address.

NC STEM e-Update (Jan. 24, 2019)

January 24th, 2019

NC STEM e-Update Twice a month the NC STEM Center provides an e-update on what’s happening in STEM, and their latest edition is now available for you. View our e-Update in your browser by clicking here. Not receiving an e-update? Click here to subscribe and get your personalized copy sent directly to your email address.

NC STEM e-Update (Jan. 10, 2019)

January 10th, 2019

NC STEM e-Update Twice a month the NC STEM Center provides an e-update on what’s happening in STEM, and the latest edition is now available for you. View our e-Update in your browser by clicking here. Not receiving an e-update? Click here to subscribe and get your personalized copy sent directly to your email address.

NC STEM e-Update (Best of STEM in 2018)

December 13th, 2018

NC STEM e-Update Please enjoy NC STEM’s compilation of some of the best stories in STEM education this year. Happy Holidays from SMT Center! View our e-Update in your browser by clicking here. Not receiving an e-update? Click here to subscribe and get your personalized copy sent directly to your email address.