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Jan. 24 | Volume 2 - 2019






  Applications open for SSEP grant awards




Burroughs Wellcome Fund has opened applications for the 2019 Student STEM Enrichment Program (SSEP) grant awards. The SSEP supports diverse programs with a common goal: to enable primary and secondary students to participate in creative, hands-on STEM activities for K-12 students and pursue inquiry-based exploration in North Carolina. These awards provide up to $60,000 per year for three years. Since the program's inception, BWF has awarded 201 grants totaling $33.7 million. Only electronic applications will be accepted no later than 4 p.m. EDT on April 16. Please review SSEP's Request for Proposals for complete eligibility requirements. You also can view the FAQ Page for additional information. If your question is not answered after reviewing the FAQs, please email Melanie Scott with "2019 SSEP" as the subject line. Please enjoy your NC STEM e-Update. Tweet us @NCSTEM with your suggestions, feedback, or thoughts about this issue or future ones.






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Siemens’ CEO sees a skills gap in the U.S.

Barbara Humpton, CEO of Siemens USA, says it’s time for American companies to invest in worker training.





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Enroll as 2019 NC DNA Day Ambassador

Being an NC DNA Day Ambassador gives you the chance to share your love of science with the next generation. Signup is now open and will continue through March 31. To join the fun, use the link below to get details.





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Find great STEM jobs at NC STEM Center

NC STEM Center is continuously updating career and job opportunities - new listings now include some fun summer and other seasonal opportunities throughout the state. Quick, easy and free site registration is required.





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Featured Program

Periodic Tables

Periodic Tables is an informal science gathering where invited speakers share interesting, relevant science to the general public in an interactive way. Periodic Tables is held monthly (generally on Tuesdays) from 7 to 8 p.m. at Motorco Music Hall in Durham. Learn more. Click or tap the button below to view more programs at the NC STEM Center.




     

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Featured Opportunity

Techgirlz Workshop

Techgirlz is hosting a workshop in Raleigh on Jan. 30 where students will learn about computer simulations. They will be using the online tool StarLogo Nova to create the simulations. This opportunity is free and open to the public. Learn more. Click or tap the button below to view all the great STEM opportunities available at the NC STEM Center.




     

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NC STEM partners with The Connectory to help you discover local STEM happenings.
Please visit Events Calendar to find these and more upcoming events.

Send your event details for future e-Update


 

 

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NCSSM Webinar: Defining Your Values as an Educator

What brought you to the classroom? What inspires your students? What is your WHY? Charlotte Dungan from North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics will host a webinar today (Jan. 24) from 4 to 5 p.m. to explore Deci and Ryan’s Self-Determination Theory (SDT) and the deliberate (or unintentional) ways we communicate values in the classroom. Learn more.


 

 

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UNCG STEMergizing Saturday

UNCG's STEM Teacher Leader Collaborative (UNCG STEM TLC) is hosting STEMergizing Saturday on Jan. 26, 2019, from 8:30 11:30 a.m. at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro's School of Education Building. Snow day will be Feb. 2, 2019. View event flyer for more details.


 

 

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April



Save the Date: NCEast 2019 State of the Region

NCEast Alliance will host the 2019 State of the Region on April 4 at the Greenville Convention Center. The Keynote speaker will be Stephan Turnipseed, EVP of Pitsco Education, former CEO of LEGO and past chairman of Partnership for 21st Century Learning. More details and information will be coming soon. Stay informed at www.nceast.org.


 

 

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SYNERGY Conference 2019

SYNERGY Conference 2019 is set for April 24-25, 2019 at the Khoury Convention Center Sheraton Greensboro at Four Seasons. Learn more.

 

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