STEM

Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Announces Fifth Annual STEM Open House

March 21, 2016

Rowan-Cabarrus Community College invites the community to an interactive showcase of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) programs that include rocket building, “Zombies: Fact or Fiction,” and 3D printing and forensic recovery. KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College invites people of all ages to its fifth STEM Open House at its facility on the North Carolina […]

New STEM Education position will facilitate PHHI outreach into the classroom

February 18, 2016

Amy Bowman, a National Board-certified teacher, recently joined the Extension team at N.C. State University’s Plants for Human Health Institute (PHHI) at the N.C. Research Campus in Kannapolis. Bowman will develop and implement STEM-based instructional initiatives related to the research efforts by PHHI faculty. These might include classroom modules with hands-on activity kits, web resources […]

STEM enrichment part of Cabarrus STARS summer camp

July 30, 2015

In early June, two middle school boys got in trouble at school for threatening each other during end-of-grade testing. The conflict could have festered over the summer and led to future disrespect and consequential disciplinary action; instead, these young men have been able to settle their differences thanks to their willingness to grow as individuals […]

Charlotte-area Employers Connect Teachers with the Workplace

June 18, 2015

More than 125 teachers from innovative public schools across North Carolina will see the 21st century workplace and leading research facilities in action Monday, June 22, during first-hand visits to 13 Charlotte-area employers that rely on workers with strong skills in science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM in shorthand. Increasingly, teachers and employers must […]

Research Campus gives interns experience during summer

June 04, 2015

By: Marty Price   Thirty college interns are participating in an 11-week research project on the North Carolina Research Campus. The Plant Pathways Elucidation Project continues research of previous interns into why and how plants can benefit human health. Holli Chandler, 21, an intern from Catawba College, is working with a group studying the anti-cancer […]

Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Holds Successful STEM Open House for 750+

May 26, 2015

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College was proud to host its fourth annual STEM Open House at the North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC) earlier this spring. “The STEM Open House was a true celebration of science, technology, engineering and math,” said Dr. Carol S. Spalding, president of Rowan-Cabarrus. “One of my goals since coming to […]

Rowan-Cabarrus Releases 2015-2018 Strategic Plan

January 26, 2015

Read the original article. SALISBURY, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College has spent the last year developing its new strategic plan, seeking lots of input from key stakeholders. “This plan will guide the College over the next three years and determine the primary goals and objectives we work toward,” said Dr. Carol S. Spalding, president of […]

Teachers experiment on STEM Day

June 24, 2014

By: Jeanin Groh, Salisbury Post Link to Original Article A dozen teachers from across the state visited Mickey Wilson’s lab for the opportunity to test an experiment to potentially take back to their classrooms.Not only could the experiment be a fun, hands-on STEM activity, but it could also lead to the discovery of a new […]

Rowan-Cabarrus Community College STEM open house is April 11

April 03, 2014

  The Salisbury Post KANNAPOLIS — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College invites people of all ages to its third STEM Open House at its facility on the North Carolina Research Campus. On April 11, 2-5 p.m., the college will welcome the community to an interactive event showcasing its science, technology, engineering and mathematics programs. “Almost everything we […]

NCRC offers free science events throughout April

March 31, 2014

  The Salisbury Post KANNAPOLIS — Science lovers of all ages are invited to celebrate nutrition and science in April at the N.C. Research Campus in Kannapolis. The campus is offering several free events featuring everything from personalized nutrition to STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) As part of the N.C. Science Festival, Rowan-Cabarrus Community […]

Celebrate Nutrition and Science at the NCRC in April

March 27, 2014

NC Research Campus, Kannapolis, NC. March 27, 2014)- Moms, Dads, kids and science lovers of all ages, April is the month to visit the North Carolina Research to enjoy free events headlining everything from personalized nutrition to STEM (science, technology, engineering and math). Tuesdays, April 1, 8 and 22, the UNC Chapel Hill Nutrition Research […]

For Kids, a Little Exercise Goes a Long Way Fast to Prevent Disease

September 20, 2013

    Studies by the Appalachian State University (ASU) Human Performance Laboratory at the NC Research Campus prove that when kids increase their level of physical activity, they experience positive health benefits quickly. Benefits like less body fat, increased muscular strength and reduced risk factors for major diseases like diabetes, cardiovascular disease and other metabolic […]

Cabarrus, Kannapolis teachers learn about STEM

August 01, 2013

The Salisbury Post Posted: Thursday, August 1, 2013 1:02 a.m. SALISBURY — This week, 20 teachers from Cabarrus County Schools and Kannapolis City Schools spent five days in some of the area’s companies and education centers learning more about how science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) are used in the workplace so they can better […]

Kannapolis students become moon explorers

April 18, 2013

Karissa Minn/Salisbury PostFrom left: Devin Rucker, junior, and Melanie Bush, senior, adapt a model roller coaster for gravity on the moon at A.L. Brown High School as part of the Kannapolis City School System’s ‘Moment of Science.’   The Salisbury Post by: Karissa Minnkminn   KANNAPOLIS — Students of all ages in the Kannapolis City […]

NC Science Festival brings STEM into Kannapolis classroom

April 16, 2013

By: Jenna Barnes, Triad News14 NC Science Festival brings STEM into Kannapolis classroom KANNAPOLIS—The North Carolina Science Festival is teaching students all across the state that science is fun. It is part of the STEM initiative, getting more students focused on science, technology, engineering and math. Students from all grade levels in Kannapolis took part […]

STEM open house in Kannapolis

April 04, 2013

The Salisbury Post KANNAPOLIS — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College invites people of all ages to its second annual STEM Open House at the college’s teaching facility on the North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC). On Friday, April 12, from 2-5 p.m., the college will open its doors to the community for a fun, interactive event showcasing the […]

2013 BioMoto Pit Crew Challenge

March 02, 2013

                2012 Pit Crew Challenge Competitors Photo: NCBiotech Center/Chad Mitchell Photograph 2012 Pit Crew Challenge Competitors Photo: NCBiotech Center/Chad Mitchell Photograph – See more at: http://www.ncbiotech.org/event/2013-biomoto-pit-crew-challenge#sthash.ics4bjPf.dpuf Through a $300,000 grant from the Golden LEAF Foundation, middle school students from Cabarrus County, Kannapolis City, Richmond County, and Rowan-Salisbury Schools are taking […]

BioMoto STEM Challenge Kicks Off Second Season

October 24, 2012

By Jeremy Summers, NCBiotech Writer The best way to get kids interested in science and math is by connecting it with something they’re already interested in. There aren’t many children in North Carolina that aren’t fascinated by the high-speed thrills of NASCAR, which is what makes it the perfect way to get kids interested in […]