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Feb 15, 2021

Staff Spotlight: Braska Williams

MSEN Director Braska Williams was part of one of the first groups to come to the Friday Institute. In this staff spotlight, he shares his program's work in STEM enrichment and college prep for underserved students. 

Oct 12, 2020

MSEN Alumni Testimonial – Jasmine Jarvis

Former MSEN student Jasmine Jarvis shares her experiences with the NC-MSEN Pre-College Program and the lifelong impacts they’ve made on her. 

Aug 13, 2020

TECHnically Female: Seize the Opportunity in Your Lifetime

TECHnically Female founder Jasmine Jarvis interviews Braska Williams, the director of the North Carolina Math/Science Education Network (MSEN) Pre-College Program at North Carolina State University, as he discusses his almost 30 years in STEM education, the gaps and disparities that exist in gender and race for kids pursuing STEM fields, how to be an ally for young girls in STEM and more. 

May 8, 2020

MSEN Program Expands Reach To Edgecombe County to Bring STEM Experiences to Rural Students

Because of a new NSF grant, MSEN will expand its program into Edgecombe County Public Schools to address the lack of STEM access for middle school students in the district. 

Aug 28, 2019

Giovanny Hernandez ’21: ‘If I Can Encourage Students on a Path That’s Going to Lead to a Greater Life, That Would Be Beyond My Wildest Dreams’

Giovanny Hernandez ’21 discusses how the Friday Institute's MSEN pre-college program shaped his future as an educator. 

Mar 24, 2019

NC-MSEN Hosts STEM Day

The North Carolina Mathematics and Science Education Network (NC-MSEN) Pre-College Program hosted a STEM Day to give students an opportunity to meet and engage with professionals from various STEM fields. 

May 24, 2016

Friday Institute joins Code.org as Professional Learning Partner

RALEIGH, N.C. — The Friday Institute for Educational Innovation at NC State University has partnered with Code.org as a Professional Learning Partner, joining a nationwide network of partners to support efforts… 

Jul 31, 2013

K-12 Outreach Efforts In Step With NC State

July 31, 2013 — North Carolina State University was recently named the top land-grant and ranked number seven overall among public, national colleges and universities in granting the largest percentage of… 

Oct 17, 2012

William Friday, 1920-2012

A memorial service for Mr. Friday took place on Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 10:00 am on the campus of UNC-Chapel Hill. A video of this service can be seen… 

Sep 2, 2009

Pre-College Program Motivates Teens

September 2, 2009 – What do I want to be when I grow up? For Tamara Clegg, the answers were found in the North Carolina Mathematics and Science Education Network…