Monday, November 17, 2014

November Transfer Times now available

Please take a moment to read the November Transfer Times:

This month’s installment includes information about ASUT Connections with STEM programs at four-year institutions, featured Spring 2015 courses (Music Ensemble, South in Black and White, and Genetics), the campus food drive, opportunities for a social justice fellowship and paid summer internships, as well as news from a former Durham Tech student who is enjoying her new life at UNC-G.

NC Space Grant: NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars

NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars

This NCAS participant received an internship at JPL
Are you a community college student interested in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) career?
Start your journey now by working on projects and sharing ideas with NASA engineers, scientists, and your peers from across the nation!
APPLY NOW to become part of the NASA Community College Aerosopace Scholars (NCAS) program and explore what could become YOUR future! Applications are due by midnight on December 15th.
Who is eligible to participate?
Community college students from across the nation will compete to become a NASA Community College Aerospace Scholar.
Program Requirements:
  • U.S. citizenship
  • High school graduate and at least 18 years of age
  • Must be a registered community college student
  • Concurrent enrollment or completion of 9+ hours of STEM coursework
  • Able to commit to a 5 week online session
  • Internet access
*Please note a non-refundable $30 fee will be collected for the onsite portion to cover meals and materials.

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Apply Now for Paid Summer 2015 State Govt. Internships

Check out these exciting opportunities for paid summer internships in various state organizations across North Carolina open to current college students.

According to the Youth Advocacy and Involvement Office, these internships "provide North Carolina students with compensated professional work experience that integrates education, career development and public service. Opportunities exist in numerous recognized fields of study, from accounting to zoology, and interns will also participate in seminars, tours or other activities designed to broaden their perspective of public service and state government. Interns will earn a stipend of $8.25 per hour and work 40 hours per week for 10 weeks in the summer."

To be eligible for the program, a student must:

  • be a permanent North Carolina resident 
  • have an overall grade point average of 2.5 or better on a 4.0 scale
  • have graduated from high school 
  • have completed one year of Community college 
Applications must be postmarked by December 19, 2014.

For more information about the opportunities available, including application and eligiblity materials, visit the YAIO website at

"Found Poems" Poetry Hour on Tuesday, November 4

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Tuesday, November 4th
12:30-1:30 p.m.
Phillips 325 (TLC)
Come awaken your awareness of the poetry all around you when  Marina DelVecchio, English instructor, presents “Found Poems” at our next Poetry Hour.  We hope you will be able to join us.  Please see the attached flyer.