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Aug 5, 2021

AI Academy Partners with Booz Allen Hamilton To Help Veterans, Transitioning Service Members Grow Skills in Artificial Intelligence

Booz Allen Hamilton, a global technology consulting firm with expertise in analytics, digital, engineering and cyber technology, has partnered with the Artificial Intelligence (AI) Academy to train their employees to meet a growing demand for talent in the area of artificial intelligence. 

Wolf statue and the Park Alumni Center.

Apr 21, 2021

NC State College of Education Awarded $3.9 Million in Research Funding January-March, 2021

Faculty and researchers at the NC State College of Education, including the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation and the Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research, were awarded $3,927,703 to support 13 projects from Jan. 1 to March 31, 2021. 

New wolf statue on central campus.

Mar 25, 2020

NC State College of Education Awarded $13.2M in Research Funding January-March 2020

Faculty and researchers at the NC State College of Education, including the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, were awarded $13,260,745 to support 10 projects from Jan. 24 through March 24, 2020. 

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Mar 11, 2020

How the NC State College of Education is Addressing Workforce Development Goals

More than half of all North Carolina employers say they are unable to hire the workers they need because of a lack of employability and technical skills. The NC State College of Education is helping to address this problem through programs and research centered on helping adult learners gain the skills they need. 

N.C. Lt Gov. Dan Forest, Labor Secretary Eugene Scalia, and NC State Chancellor Randy Woodson.

Feb 20, 2020

EdNC: More Skilled Workers Needed for the Jobs of Tomorrow: Announcing 5,000 New Apprenticeships

On Feb. 18, it was announced that the NC State College of Education would receive a $6 million grant for the “Artificial Intelligence Academy (AIA): North Carolina Apprenticeships for Innovation" project. Lt. Gov. Dan Forest, on hand for the announcement, said, “This is a great opportunity for our state, for NC State, the Friday Institute, and the College of Education.” 

N.C. Lt Gov. Dan Forest, Labor Secretary Eugene Scalia, and NC State Chancellor Randy Woodson.

Feb 19, 2020

Triangle Business Journal: NC State Joins Federal Initiative Aimed at Building AI’s Workforce

The NC State College of Education will receive $6 million in funding as part of a national program to support the future labor force in the field of artificial intelligence. 

N.C. Lt Gov. Dan Forest, Labor Secretary Eugene Scalia, and NC State Chancellor Randy Woodson.

Feb 19, 2020

WRAL: Federal Grant Creating Apprenticeship Program in Artificial Intelligence at North Carolina State University

The NC State College of Education will be home to a new apprenticeship program in artificial intelligence as part of a federal push to train more workers in emerging fields. 

N.C. Lt Gov. Dan Forest, Labor Secretary Eugene Scalia, and NC State Chancellor Randy Woodson.

Feb 19, 2020

WTVD: $6M Grant for NC State Program Will Fuel Artificial Intelligence Opportunities in NC

Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia was joined by NC State Chancellor Randy Woodson and Lieutenant Governor Dan Forest as he awarded a $6 million grant to the NC State College of Education for the  “Artificial Intelligence Academy: North Carolina Apprenticeships for Innovation” project. 

N.C. Lt Gov. Dan Forest, Labor Secretary Eugene Scalia, and NC State Chancellor Randy Woodson.

Feb 19, 2020

News & Observer: US Department of Labor Awards $6 Million to NC State for Apprenticeship Program

The U.S. Department of Labor awarded $6 million to the NC State College of Education for the "Artificial Intelligence Academy (AIA): North Carolina Apprenticeships for Innovation" project, on which Professor Carla Johnson, Ph.D., will serve as principal investigator.  

N.C. Lt Gov. Dan Forest, Labor Secretary Eugene Scalia, and NC State Chancellor Randy Woodson.

Feb 18, 2020

Grant from the U.S. Department of Labor to Support AI Apprenticeships

A new four-year, $6 million project led by North Carolina State University and funded by the U.S. Department of Labor will support 5,000 workers with training, college coursework and certification to work in the emerging field of artificial intelligence (AI). Carla C. Johnson, senior faculty fellow and professor of science education at NC State, is the principal investigator of the project “Artificial Intelligence Academy (AIA): North Carolina Apprenticeships for Innovation,” which will be affiliated with the NC State College of Education’s Friday Institute for Educational Innovation.