NCCET

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NCCET North Carolina Center for Engineering Technologies Appalachian State UniversityThe North Carolina Center for Engineering Technologies provides facilities for applied research in engineering related fields and serves as a conduit to baccalaureate education delivered by the University of North Carolina system schools.

Conceived as a community supported higher education effort in technical and engineering disciplines, this Center was established through a collaboration of business, government and higher education organized as the Future Forward Economic Alliance. The Center may collaborate with other schools in bringing the best programs to the region to meet the employment needs.

 

Future Engineer Camps about to Begin!

Teachers are trained and we are EAGER for the camps to begin!

Future Engineers 1 (3-6) June 23-27

Robotics (7-8) July 7-11

Product Development (9-10) July 7-11

Future Engineers M (6-8) July 14-18

Future Engineers 2 (3-6) July 28-Aug 1)

News & Events

  • HICKORY—More than 200 public school students are exploring engineering fields through the annual Future Engineers’ Camps held this summer at the North Carolina Center for Engineering Technologies (NCCET) in Catawba County.

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  • THIS WORKSHOP WAS A SUCCESS!  OVER 40 TEACHERS SIGNED UP AND THE WORKSHOP WAS FULL OF INFORMATION THAT PRETTY MUCH SATURATED THE TEACHERS MINDS!    

    Ignite student engagement and energize learning through real-life...

  • On March 12th, 32 Gamewell Middle School 7th and 8th grade students visited the NCCET to learn about engineering.  They were also given the opportunity to design and build a "pinewood derby" type car. The students made four runs each on...

  • HIGH-TECH TOUR 
    From: The Morganton News Herald
    Burke schools plan for STEM, career and tech classes

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  • Google and Appalachian State University (ASU) co-hosted the Western North Carolina Gravity Games on April 28th in downtown Lenoir. Check back for more information
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2014 Future Engineers Camp Teacher and Assistants have been selected for 2014!

For access to Teacher and Teacher Assistant Applications go here:
http://nccet.appstate.edu/future-engineers-camps-2014




Student Applications are no longer being accepted for Summer 2014 camps!

2014 Gravity Games Date Announced

The 2014 Gravity Games sponsored by Google and Appalachian State University will be held in Lenoir on April 5, 2014. Check out the Gravity Games website for details: www.ncgravitygames.com