Thursday, January 22, 2015

NASA Aeronautics Scholarship Programs - due March 31st

NASA Aeronautics Scholarship Programs

NASA Aeronautics Scholarship Program is accepting applications from students majoring in aeronautics-related fields. Undergraduates with at least two years of study remaining are eligible to receive up to $15,000/year for two years and a summer internship with a $10,000 stipend. Applicants must be U.S. citizens. Applications are due March 31. For more information, go to

NASA Minority University Research Education Project Scholarship Program

NASA’s Office of Education is accepting applications for the Minority University Research and Education Project, or MUREP, scholarship program. The MUREP Scholarship is a competitive opportunity that focuses on underserved and underrepresented students in STEM disciplines attending a Minority Serving Institution, MSI. The scholarship includes 75 percent of tuition up to a $9,000 per academic scholarship, based on tuition amount, and $6,000 for a summer internship.
Applications are due March 31. For more information, go to

CAE Spring 2015 Tutoring & Lab Schedule and Upswing Online Tutoring

Do you need some extra help in one of your classes? FREE tutoring is available at Durham Tech.

For in-person help, the CAE Tutoring and Computer Lab schedule for Spring 2015 can be found at this web link

Also, we now offer the free online tutoring resource, Upswing. You can go to the following link and use your webadvisor credentials to log into the Upswing website.

If you have any questions about tutoring or other academic support, contact the Center for Academic Excellence at or call 919-536-7232, ex 2404.

Poetry Hour Wednesday, Jan. 28, at 1:00 in the TLC

The English and Communications department would like to invite you to Poetry Hour with Dillon Wilson when he presents “A Poetic Menagerie:  Poems about Animals” on Wednesday, January 28, at 1:00 in the TLC (Phillips 325).  Dillon’s Poetry Hours are always a treat, and we hope you’ll come! 

Read the January Transfer Times

Please take a moment to check out the January edition of the Transfer Times.

This month’s newsletter includes information on valuable NASA scholarships, upcoming events such as Science Seminars and Poetry Hour, and application deadlines for many universities. You can also read highlights of activities from the Environmental Biology course, the Honors Chemistry class, the Durham Tech math team, and Amigos Unidos Spanish Club.

Thanks to Liz Filipowski, Tracy Mancini, Amy Madison and Amanda Shurgin for making this issue possible.

Monday, January 12, 2015

Environmental Science Club meetings, Wednesdays 3:30

This semester the Environmental Science Club (ESC) will meet on Wednesdays at 3:30 in Collins 222. Come join the fun!

NC A&T Transfer Open House - February 14

The Office of Undergraduate Admissions at North Carolina A&T State University will host a 
Transfer Open House
Saturday, Feb. 14
9 a.m. to Noon 
Alumni-Foundation Event Center

Registration will begin at 8 a.m. The event provides prospective transfer students with the opportunity to discuss transfer admissions requirements and financial aid, to take a campus tour, and to meet with academic departments. A student resource fair also will be held, featuring representatives from A&T academic departments and student services. 
For registration information, contact Jameia Tennie, Office of Undergraduate Admissions, 334-7946.

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Meet with admissions counselors from area universities

Did you know that admissions counselors from area universities regularly come to campus to meet with Durham Tech students? They are a VALUABLE resource in planning your transfer after completing your degree with us.

Check out the schedule of visits on the Virtual Transfer Center website. The list is constantly updated as representatives make plans to come.

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Have you considered the Honors program at Durham Tech? Find out more!

If you are interested in more in-depth study in one of your classes, consider the ASUT Honors program.

The Honors Program at Durham Technical Community College provides advanced opportunities for learning, leadership, and service within the arts and sciences curriculum. This program ensures that academically motivated students are able to enrich their (and others’) experience in the classroom, on campus, and in the community, preparing them for meaningful participation in the global economy.

Read about the program and how to get started at Project proposals are due by January 30th