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Category: General Announcements

Jan 11, 2021

SBBP Outreach Event – Register Now!

Sustainable Bioproducts in the Classroom –  An Online Event Wednesday, February 24, 10:00 – 11:30 AM (EST) North Carolina middle & high school STEM teachers! Interested in exploring sustainability based online educational content/activities for your classroom? Join us on Wednesday, February 24 as Dr. Adam Scouse (NCSU’s Dept. of Forest Biomaterials) illustrates an at-home hands-on… 

Nov 13, 2020

The Sustainable Bioproducts and Bioenergy Program (SBBP) Adapts to COVID-19

COVID-19 has dramatically impacted us all. Social distancing precautions and the elimination of many in person activities has made everyday life challenging. But our North Carolina educators have been confronted with the incredible task of educating our future leaders and scientists while simultaneously prioritizing student, family, and community safety. The question remains, how do you… 

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: 

Feb 19, 2019

NC State Awarded Grant to Advance America’s Bioeconomy

Our partners at UNC released an announcement about our Sustainable Bioproducts and Bioenergy Program: NC STATE AWARDED GRANT TO ADVANCE AMERICA’S BIOECONOMY Congratulations to our partner, NC State, for receiving a 2.7M grant from the USDA. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) today announced six grants totaling nearly $21.1… 

Feb 19, 2019

Local Teachers Selected for NCSU Bioproducts USDA Grant Program

Thank you, Cumberland County Schools, for featuring your teachers and SBBP in this recent post. It is a pleasure to work with all of the dedicated teachers in our program. http://ccs.k12.nc.us/2018/10/01/4-local-teachers-selected-for-ncsu-bioproducts-usda-grant-sustainable-bioproduct-and-bioenergy-program/ 4 LOCAL TEACHERS SELECTED FOR NCSU BIOPRODUCTS USDA GRANT SUSTAINABLE BIOPRODUCT AND BIOENERGY PROGRAM Fayetteville, NC –The Cumberland County Schools (CCS) recently announced the selection… 

Aug 30, 2018

The College of Natural Resources: “New Program to Fuel Bioeconomy Launches”

SBBP is featured in a recent article by the College of Natural Resources: 

Aug 24, 2018

What do Reebok shoes, fuel, and disposable forks have in common?!

What do Reebok shoes, fuel, and disposable forks have in common?! All can come from biorenewable sources instead of petroleum. This week, undergraduate students and teachers started a new program exploring the potential for plant-based bioproducts. This Fall marks the official start of the USDA-funded Sustainable Bioproducts and Bioenergy Program (SBBP). Through collaboration between NC State’s…