St. Stephens grad’s welding classes spark success

February 5, 2018 Catawba Careers 0

When it comes to his education, Garrett Corneliussen has had an interesting journey. He’s gone from receiving an “in danger of promotion” letter in eighth grade to graduating from St. Stephens High School in 2013 […]

Low-Income Students Nowhere to Be Found in STEM

May 30, 2017 Catawba Careers 0

Andrew Moore, the dean of Carnegie Mellon University‘s School of Computer Science, was blown away upon reading a college application essay from a student in rural Texas who described how he spent evenings writing computer […]

Tree planting, conservation and a raptor adventure center among environmental programs to benefit from Duke Energy grants

December 9, 2016 Catawba Careers 0

The Duke Energy Foundation is investing more than $1.5 million in 16 North Carolinaenvironmental nonprofit organizations. The grants will fund environmental projects, wildlife conservation efforts and environmental educational programs across the state, including $400,000 for […]

UK Professor Accelerates STEM Education With NASCAR

October 25, 2016 Catawba Careers 0

Molly Fisher is a University of Kentucky College of Education professor with a passion for NASCAR racing. Her interests converge in classrooms when she delivers NASCAR-inspired lessons in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (collectively known as […]

New Higher Ed Collaboration to Advance STEM Leadership

September 21, 2016 Catawba Careers 0

Four diverse and prominent institutions of higher education have joined forces to conduct research on proven leadership approaches to broadening participation in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics). With the generous support of a $2.9 […]

STEM Educators: Need some summer learning ideas? Here’s a great one.

June 21, 2016 Catawba Careers 0

SciGirls has the bold goal of changing how millions of girls think about science, technology, engineering and math – or STEM. Each half-hour episode highlights the processes of science and engineering, following a different group […]

Newton-Conover Middle School students get hands-on building underwater robots

May 26, 2016 Catawba Careers 0

Newton-Conover Middle School students in Charles Draper’s class have learned to see any problem as an opportunity to succeed after spending the last few weeks building two SeaPerch Underwater Remote Operated Vehicles (ROV). This was […]