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Aug 17, 2021

First in Future: Power Of Affordability In Increasing Attainment with Toni Blount, Martha Quillin and Abdur-Raqib Gant

In this episode, we focus on the "Power of Affordability In Increasing Attainment" with guests Toni Blount - Regional Impact Manager, myFutureNC; Abdur-Raqib Gant - NCA&T student, and Martha Quillin - News and Observer reporter. 

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Jul 21, 2021

First in Future: Power of STEM with Peter Harries, Jamila Simpson and Thomas Redd

In this episode, we focus on the "Power of STEM" with guests Peter Harries - Dean of NCSU Graduate School, Jamila Simpson of NCSU College of Science and Thomas Redd of NC A&T State. 

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May 11, 2021

First in Future: Dr. Johnson Akinleye and Dr. Deepak Kumar of NCCU

The Institute for Emerging Issues, in a four part series, will be focusing on the state’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities – a group of 10 colleges and universities stretching across the state formed to ensure that African Americans had access to higher education. This episode is with Dr. Johnson Akinleye and Dr. Deepak Kumar of North Carolina Central University. 

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Apr 28, 2021

First in Future: Dr. Karrie Dixon and Dr. Kuldeep Rawat of Elizabeth City State University

The Institute for Emerging Issues, in a four part series, will be focusing on the state’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities – a group of 10 colleges and universities stretching across the state formed to ensure that African Americans had access to higher education. This episode is with President Dr. Karrie Dixon and Dr. Kuldeep Rawat of Elizabeth City State University. 

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Apr 13, 2021

First in Future: Dr. Paulette Dillard of Shaw University and Suzanne Walsh of Bennett College

The Institute for Emerging Issues, in a four part series, will be focusing on the state’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities – a group of 10 colleges and universities stretching across the state formed to ensure that African Americans had access to higher education. This episode is with Dr. Paulette Dillard, President of Shaw University and Suzanne Walsh, President of Bennett College. 

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Mar 31, 2021

First in Future: Harold L. Martin Sr. – Chancellor of NC A&T

The Institute for Emerging Issues, in a four part series, will be focusing on the state’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities – a group of 10 colleges and universities stretching across the state formed to ensure that African Americans had access to higher education. This episode is with Dr. Harold L. Martin Sr., Chancellor of NC A&T State University. 

Sep 29, 2020

IEI’s Virtual ReCONNECT NC Meeting Explores Higher Ed and the Future of Work

The Institute for Emerging Issues (IEI) at NC State University hosted state and national higher education leaders on Sept. 24 for its first virtual meeting in the ReCONNECT to Move Forward… 

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Aug 21, 2020

First in Future: Amy Huffman and Dawn Gibson

Summary: In August of 2020 the year was complicated. Universities were trying to have at least face-to-face classes, but it’s not clear that’s going to work out. About 70% of… 

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Jul 14, 2020

First in Future: University Entrepreneur in Residence and a Professor of the Practice at UNC Buck Goldstein

Summary: Our US colleges and learning institutions are in unique situations with the uncertain times with safety and quality of education. Our First in Future guests on this episode is… 

May 22, 2020

The Way Back from Unemployment?

Summary: Leslie Boney, Director of the Institute for Emerging Issues, hosts a series of virtual conversations discussing the impacts of coronavirus (COVID-19) and some of the ways our state is…