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Apr 1, 2021

SBBP Alumni, Emily Piner, Wins Poster Competition at CNR Graduate Research Symposium

Emily Piner, a teacher alumni of SBBP, now a Master’s student in the Department of Forest Biomaterials, participated in the Fourth Annual CNR Graduate Research Symposium on March 17th, 2021.  Piner won the Sustainable Materials Innovation poster category with her poster “Mechanical Properties of Bacterial Cellulose Composite Films for use in Aseptic Packaging”. Read the… 

Jan 27, 2021

Maureen Stover: Finalist for 2021 National Teacher of the Year!

Maureen Stover, a science and AVID instructor at Cumberland International Early College High School and teacher participant in SBBP, has been selected as one of four finalists for the 2021 National Teacher of the Year! Maureen was also named the 2020 Burroughs Wellcome Fund North Carolina Teacher of the Year – NC’s top honor. Congratulations, Maureen!… 

Jul 25, 2020

SBBP Teacher, Ryan Gardner, Named Lenoir County Teacher of the Year!

Ryan Gardner, science teacher and science department chair at South Lenoir High School and SBBP teacher participant, was named Teacher of the Year for Lenoir County Public Schools. Congratulations, Ryan! Click here to read the announcement from Lenoir County Public Schools. Click here to read the announcement from Kinston.com 

Jul 14, 2020

SBBP Teacher, Maureen Stover, Named NC Teacher of the Year!

Maureen Stover, a science and AVID instructor at Cumberland International Early College High School and teacher participant in SBBP, was named the 2020 Burroughs Wellcome Fund North Carolina Teacher of the Year – NC’s top honor. Congratulations, Maureen! Click here to read the full press release from NC DPI. Click here to read the announcement… 

Mar 17, 2020

USDA Grant-Sponsored Online Courses Available Now

NC State’s College of Natural Resources published an article about our USDA grant-sponsored online courses. Read the article here. 

Feb 24, 2020

SBBP Featured in Biofuels Digest

Biofuels Digest featured our SBBP Summer PD Workshop for high school teachers in an August 2019 article. Click here to read the article. 

Dec 19, 2019

Goldsboro High School Students Level-up their Biology & Chemistry Experience with a Visit to Pulp & Paper Labs

November 25, 2019  |  mlvander On November 18th, the College of Natural Resources hosted fifteen biology and chemistry high school students from Goldsboro High School in a day of exploring natural resources careers and bioproducts and bioenergy laboratory activities. Their teacher, Jonas Almerino, a participant in the USDA-funded Sustainable Bioproducts and Bioenergy Program, lead the… 

Oct 25, 2019

SBBP YouTube Channel

Check out the SBBP YouTube Channel! We currently have 21 videos about the Sustainable Bioeconomy and introductions to lab activities for high school settings. We will continue to update our channel with relevant content. Click here to visit our YouTube Channel 

Aug 13, 2019

College of Education and College of Natural Resources Partnership Provides Teachers with Professional Development in Bioproducts and Bioenergy

Read about our July 2019 Teacher Professional Development Workshop: College of Education and College of Natural Resources Partnership Provides Teachers with Professional Development in Bioproducts and Bioenergy Sixteen high school science and career and technical education (CTE) teachers attended a four-day hands-on professional development workshop at NC State in July. The workshop was part of the… 

Apr 4, 2019

USDA Education Grant Supports Student Interns & Bolsters Industry Partnerships

NC State’s Department of Forest Biomaterials posted the following article to highlight SBBP’s internship program and industry partnerships: