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Oct 25, 2023

MSEN Students Exposed to Future STEM Careers During Lenovo Field Trip

Over the last three years, Lenovo has donated over $40,000 to the North Carolina Math/Science Education Network (MSEN) Pre-College Program at the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation while cultivating a… 

A group of high school students stand in front of a screen that shows the Lenovo logo

Aug 22, 2023

Students Gain Real-World Experiences in Augmented and Virtual Realities at MSEN Summer Camp with Newcombe Family Donation

A $50,000 donation from the Newcombe family in honor of Johan Newcombe provided 25 students from Southeast Raleigh Magnet High School and the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation’s North Carolina…

May 25, 2023

2023 MSEN Day

On April 22, students from all four NC-MSEN Pre-College Programs across the state competed at MSEN Day, a day of competitive events ranging from academic math and science competitions to hands-on STEM activities. 

May 17, 2023

2023 MSEN Seniors

On May 13, NC State's North Carolina Math/Science Education Network Pre-College Program (MSEN) students were recognized for their outstanding academic work and program participation at a formal awards ceremony. 

Jun 21, 2022

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. 

Mar 11, 2022

NC-MSEN Summer Camp 2022 Registration Open

Jan 27, 2022

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. 

Jun 8, 2021

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. 

May 11, 2021

2 College of Education Faculty Join the Friday Institute as 2021-2023 Faculty Fellows

NC State College of Education Assistant Professors Adria Shipp Dunbar, Ph.D., and Erin Krupa, Ph.D., have been selected to serve two-year terms as 2021-2023 Friday Institute faculty fellows, beginning in August 2021, at the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation. 

Mar 16, 2021

NC-MSEN Summer Camp 2021 Registration Open