PEMBROKE — UNC Pembroke and N.C. State University are expanding their 3-plus-2 engineering program to offer additional degree options for students interested in civil and environmental engineering careers.

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HAMLET — The partitioned banquet and meeting area at Cole Auditorium was filled with a high-pitched buzzing sound Thursday afternoon.

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DOBBINS HEIGHTS — Jeff Epps hopes the children who attended the S.W.E.L.L. Mathletics Camp camp this week will retain what they learned and carry that knowledge into the classroom during the next school year.

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DOBBINS HEIGHTS — A new summer camp aims to help kids learn math by applying concepts on the field.

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HAMLET — Richmond Community College is once again expanding its summer camp offerings, with rising fifth- through 12th-graders invited to attend up to 11 sessions this year between June 17 and Aug. 1.

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RALEIGH — The Senate Education Committee took action Wednesday, April 10, on a number of bills, including a law easing rules on welding and manufacturing internships.

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RALEIGH – This week, the North Carolina Department of Transportation and the Women’s Transportation Seminars will host the annual “Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day” program. The event is designed to inform sophomores, juniors and seniors in high school with a passion for engineering or a STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) subject about an exciting career in a typically male-dominated field. 

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PEMBROKE — UNC Pembroke’s School of Education will present Family STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math) Day on Saturday, April 6 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

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EAST ROCKINGHAM — If the excitement and participation of students is an indicator of a healthy school, East Rockingham Elementary is on the right track. 

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HAMLET — The Richmond Community College Small Business Center received a state award for the unique program it offered on How to Start a Drone Business in combination with the College’s STEM camps. Small Business Center Director Butch Farrah shared this news with the College’s Board of Trustees at its meeting on Tuesday.

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