College of Science and Technology

College and Department Events


SciTech Week

Monday, March 16

Young Scientists and Technologists Day
9 a.m. – 1 p.m., Student Center (Deese Ballroom, Multipurpose Rooms)
Details: This event is designed to expose Guilford County high school students to each of the disciplines within the College of Science and Technology, as well as engage them in hands-on demonstrations facilitated by Carolina Biological Supply Co.

Tuesday, March 17

Career and Graduate School Expo
10 a.m. – 1 p.m., Student Center (Deese Ballroom) 
Students within CoST programs will have the opportunity to connect with representatives from science and technology-focused companies, graduate programs, and enrichment experiences during the Career and Graduate School Expo.

Opening Reception and Innovation Challenge
5 – 7 p.m., Student Center (Deese Ballroom)
Details: Interdisciplinary teams of CoST students will compete in the annual Innovation Challenge, which encourages students to address a local, national or global problem through technology, science and mathematics. Employees from Texas Instrument, the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), International Papers, and Eastman Chemical Company will serve as judges for the competition. Prizes will be awarded to the first,  second, and third place teams and their faculty mentors.

Wednesday, March 18

Extreme IT Day
9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Alumni Foundation Event Center
Details: This event introduces students to new and innovative computing technologies and concepts as well as offering hands-on, interactive exercises and challenges.
Student Development Conference
9 a.m. – 3 p.m., Student Center (Deese Ballroom)
Details: This conference, hosted by the Pre-Professional Scholars Program, provides opportunities for NCAT students and post-graduates to learn important professionalism skills, network with success professional and graduate school students, and talk one-on-one with prominent professionals in their intended career fields.

Thursday, March 19

Women in Science & Technology Luncheon
Interactive Activities, 9:30 – 11 a.m.
Luncheon, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Student Center (Deese Ballroom, Multipurpose Rooms)
Details: Prior to the luncheon members of the CoST Women in Science and Technology student organization along with representatives from Texas Instrument will engage the high school girls in hands-on activities related to technology and science. The participants will then transition into the luncheon where they will engage in meaningful discourse on the unique experiences of being a woman in STEM with CoST female students and faculty, and learn from keynote speaker and CoST alumna, Bridgett Ratliff Rogers.

Friday, March 20

CoST Aggie Day
9 a.m. – noon, Jackson Middle School
Details: Members of various CoST student organizations will take their knowledge beyond the classroom to engage middle school students in hands-on STEM-focused activities.

Inspiring Minds Seminar: Is It Really a Man’s World? Navigating Being a Black Male in STEM
4 – 5 p.m., Student Center Room 232
Details: This event will provide a space for high school and undergraduate males to engage in conversation with CoST male faculty and alumni about their unique experiences in STEM. The theme for the inspiring minds seminar is Unearthing promise and potential for Black males in STEM.
Registration for this event closes March 2.