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Jan. 9 | Volume 1 - 2020






Find great STEM jobs at NC STEM Center



Welcome to our first e-Update of 2020! Our continued goal in the new year is to ensure all North Carolinians have access to STEM learning that provides them with good choices in life and reinforces the economic strength of their community. The NC STEM Center is your one-stop shop for everything STEM in North Carolina! Joining the site is free and easy and one of the benefits is our Job Seekers area. The NC STEM Center is continuously updating career and job opportunities, and there are positions currently available. If you're looking for something fresh for the new year, this is a great place to start. If you have an opportunity you would like to share, please email us info@ncstem.org. Please enjoy your e-Update. Tweet us @NCSTEM with your feedback and thoughts about this issue or future ones. Happy 2020!






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Solar+ Schools grant applications now open

NC GreenPower in collaboration with the SECU Foundation recently announced year six of their Solar+ Schools grant program. Any North Carolina K-12 school may apply for a grant of up to $14,000 toward installation costs. In addition, awardees receive nearly $12,000 in related benefits, such as donated SunPower solar modules, a STEM curriculum and teacher training. Submissions are due no later than Feb. 28.





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STEM West: Best Practices, Today & Tomorrow

All community members interested in building the future workforce through STEM education are invited to learn about STEM programs across western North Carolina on Jan. 30 at Isothermal Community College. Registration is now open with limited seating.





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Golden LEAF scholarship apps due March 1

Golden LEAF scholarship information and applications for 2020-21 academic year are now available. A total of 215 awards will be offered to first-time recipients from qualifying counties. Applications are due by March 1. You can access the criteria and application by clicking the link below.





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2 NC schools win in national STEM competition

The N.C. School of Science and Mathematics in Durham and the Sallie B. Howard School in Wilson have been selected as the North Carolina state winners in the national Samsung Solve for Tomorrow competition.





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Featured Program

FEMMES program

The purpose of the FEMMES program is to encourage young girls to explore their potential in STEM-related subjects and also expose them to women who have been successful in STEM career tracks.. Learn more. Use the button below to view more programs at NC STEM Center.




     

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Featured Opportunity

Groundhog Day

Meet Sir Walter Wally the groundhog and get his weather prognostication on Feb. 2! The Shadow Ceremony will be noon at Bicentennial Plaza, in front of the N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences. Learn more. Use button below to view more STEM opportunities at 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.

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January



Diversity in STEM Symposium

NC State University College of Sciences will host its second Diversity in STEM Symposium: Creating Inclusive Spaces. The free event on Feb. 5 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. will feature sessions on topics related to diversity in STEM, a keynote talk, and a poster session for undergraduate and graduate students to highlight their work. Learn more.

 

 

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March



Charleston STEM Festival

The premier event of the Lowcountry STEM Collaborative in South Carolina is the Charleston STEM Festival on March 7 at Exchange Park in Ladson, S.C. The is a free event that sees almost 10,000 attendees in each year. The festival is an initiative of the Lowcountry STEM Collaborative and is managed by the STEM Center at The Citadel. Learn more.

 

 

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April



North Carolina Science Festival

North Carolina's biggest celebration of science will be back in 2020 for its 10th year! Join us for an exciting adventure exploring science, technology, engineering, mathematics and more. With hundreds of events throughout the state, find one in your backyard. Learn more.

 

 

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April | May



Synergy Conference 2020

Synergy Conference 2020 convenes April 29 - May 1, 2020 at the Koury Convention Center in Greensboro. Request for Proposals for workshop presenters and vendors are now open. This year's conference is themed: FUTURE IN FOCUS. Learn more.

 

 

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June | July



Save the Date: ISTE20 | Where Dream It Becomes Do It.

The annual International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) conference on June 28 through July 1 in Anaheim, Calif., is where educators and innovators unite to share big ideas, solve problems, and get hands-on with the latest education technology solutions. As an added bonus, event registration includes ISTE membership to continue the learning and access to resources even after the show ends. Learn more.

 

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