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Coffee Call: Adversarial Threats to Commercial and Military Networks

2 months 4 weeks ago

Due Date: 8 April 2022 0900 Eastern
Government Organization: NC Defense Technology Transition (DEFTECH)
Description: Join us this Friday, April 8, 2022, @ 0900-1000 ET for another virtual DEFTECH Coffee Call  (see TEAMS Link Below)
Topic:  Cyber Security: Adversarial threats to commercial and military networks and potential impacts on Electronic Warfare.
Guest Speakers:  
Col Jeff Worthington (USA, Ret) Crowdstrike
LTC Chris Wilkinson, USA Cyber, Army Cyber Institute

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DEFTECH Coffee Call: Autonomous Materials Design

3 months 1 week ago

Due Date: 0900 1 April 2022
Government Organization: NC Defense Technology Transition (DEFTECH)
Description: Join us this Friday, April 1, 2022, @ 0900-10A00 ET for another virtual DEFTECH Coffee Call  (see TEAMS Link Below)
Topic:  Super-hard and ultra-high-temperature ceramics and machine learning approaches to phase stability of alloys.

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The new NavalX Tech Bridge of Fleet Readiness Center East.

3 months 1 week ago

Join us this Friday, March 25, 2022, @ 0900-1000 ET for another virtual DEFTECH Coffee Call  (see TEAMS Link Below)
Topic:  The new NavalX Tech Bridge of Fleet Readiness Center East.
Guest Speaker:  Mr. Jeffrey Nelson Sr., Director of NAVALX ENC Tech Bridge and Organizational Innovation Leader, Fleet Readiness Center East
Jeff Nelson currently serves as Eastern North Carolina Tech Bridge Director and the Organizational Innovation Leader for Fleet Readiness Center East.  

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DPI  

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N.C. Summer Nutrition Programs Offer Free Food, Fitness and Fun for Kids

1 week 6 days ago

More than 900,000 North Carolina students rely on the nutritious meals and snacks served during the school year through the School Breakfast, School Lunch, and Afterschool Meals Programs. When school is out, Summer Nutrition Programs provide free, nutritious meals for children and adolescents ages 18 and younger. 

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Truitt Announces Formation of Parent Advisory Commission

3 weeks 1 day ago

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Catherine Truitt has announced the 48 members of her Parent Advisory Commission, drawn from 3,000 applicants who responded to her invitation earlier this year to apply for the new panel.

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Digital Teaching and Learning Grants Win Approval

1 month ago

Digital teaching and learning in North Carolina is getting a boost from $1.15 million in grants to 13 school districts and charter schools during the 2022-23 school year to fund innovative improvement initiatives.

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Apex High Spice Girls’ Sope Wins Second Place in Southeast Jr. Chef Competition

1 month ago

The “Spice Girls” North Carolina Jr. Chef Team from Apex High in Wake County won second place in the 2022 Southeast Jr. Chef Competition on Friday at Sullivan University in Louisville, Kentucky. Their recipe was a twist on a traditional Mexican street food: a masa shell topped with seasoned chicken, beans, pineapple salsa, cabbage, queso fresco and crema. The team competed with five other state teams in the regional cook-off. Each of the North Carolina student team members, Courtney McKinnon, Jissel Morales-Ledesma, Casey Murphy, and Kayla Ray, receive an $8,000 scholarship to attend Sullivan University.

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Work Underway to Develop Statewide Portrait of a Graduate

1 month 3 weeks ago

With two of three regional meetings concluded, the statewide initiative known as Portrait of a Graduate is nearing completion to clearly define the mindsets and durable skills North Carolina students should possess when they graduate from high school to ensure their readiness for civic life, career, or college.

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Wake Elementary School Teacher Wins Milken Educator Award

2 months ago

During her 12 years of teaching elementary school, Victoria Lightfoot has been singled out as teacher of the year in two different Wake County schools and as a semi-finalist for district’s top honor. Yet none of those accolades could have prepared her for the surprise at this morning’s assembly at Millbrook Magnet Elementary School, where she was handed a check for $25,000 after being named a national Milken Educator Award winner.

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Guilford County High School English Teacher Wins NC’s Top Honors for 2022

3 months ago

Leah Carper, an English teacher at Northern Guilford High School, was named the 2022 Burroughs Wellcome Fund North Carolina Teacher of the Year during an awards luncheon today at the Umstead Hotel in Cary. Carper was selected from a field of nine finalists representing the state’s eight education districts and charter schools.

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Five High School Teams Win Honors in NC Jr. Chef Cook-Off

3 months ago

Five high school finalist teams competed in the annual North Carolina Jr. Chef cook-off this month to create unique school lunch entrée recipes. Apex High from Wake County Public Schools won first place in North Carolina’s fifth statewide and second virtual competition. The “Spice Girl’s” Sope recipe intertwined familial heritage with innovative flavors. Their recipe was a twist on a traditional Mexican street food: a masa shell topped with seasoned chicken, beans, pineapple salsa, cabbage, queso fresco and crema.

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Public Notice for Comments on the NC Application for Grant Award Under Part B of the IDEA

3 months 1 week ago

The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) is making available its annual State Application for receiving grant award under Part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) as amended in 2004.  The proposed application will be available for public review March 24, 2022 – May 25, 2022.  Comments will be accepted March 24, 2022 – April 25, 2022.  

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Environmental Education 

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Environmental Quality  

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eProcurement 

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Fire Marshal 

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State Fire Marshal to announce fire insurance ratings in Raleigh this week

2 months ago

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey, who also serves as the State Fire Marshal, will announce new insurance ratings at two Raleigh fire departments this week.

On Tuesday morning, Commissioner Causey will unveil the new fire rating for the Durham Highway Fire Department, and he will visit the Western Wake Fire Department to present its fire rating on Wednesday afternoon.

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Health and Human Services  

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Julian F. Keith ADATC Expanding Outpatient Services to Strengthen Local Response to Opioid Epidemic

1 week 1 day ago

People combatting opioid use disorder in Western North Carolina are gaining expanded access to lifesaving outpatient services. Beginning July 1, Julian F. Keith Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Center will add additional services to its existing outpatient program. With financial support from and a partnership with Dogwood Health Trust, many individuals who receive inpatient treatment will now gain access to effective, evidence-based Medication Assisted Treatment, housing assistance and outpatient treatment and support services.

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NC Officials Identify First Case of Monkeypox in State

1 week 6 days ago

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is reporting the first case of monkeypox virus infection in a North Carolina resident, identified by testing at the State Laboratory of Public Health. Monkeypox is a rare but potentially serious, viral illness that typically involves flu-like symptoms, swelling of the lymph nodes and a rash that includes bumps that are initially filled with fluid before scabbing over. Illness could be confused with a sexually transmitted infection like syphilis or herpes, or with varicella zoster virus (chickenpox). Most infections last two to four weeks. 

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Vaccines for Children Ages 6 Months to Under 5 Years Will Be Available June 20

2 weeks 4 days ago

Children ages 6 months and older can now receive a safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends all children who are eligible receive a COVID-19 vaccine. The vaccine is available in North Carolina following the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) emergency use authorization and the CDC’s recommendation.

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NCDHHS Advises Caution to Prevent Heat-Related Illnesses and Death as Temperatures Rise for the Summer

3 weeks 2 days ago

Temperatures are climbing this week as summer arrives, and the National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory for most of Central and Eastern North Carolina. Public health officials with the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services are advising North Carolinians take precautions to protect themselves and their children from heat-related illness as temperatures across the state rise and remain high throughout the summer.

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NCDHHS Announces Funds to Expand Treatment to Help Those with Opioid Use Disorder, 20 Sites Awarded Grants to Expand Services

3 weeks 2 days ago

People struggling with Opioid Use Disorder will have better access to more treatment options because of funding awarded by the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services. Nearly $16,000,000 across 20 health care centers, treatment clinics and community-based providers will be used across the state to expand evidence-based treatment services, as well as employment, housing and transportation supports through innovative pilot programs to better help treat individuals and support them in their recovery.

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NCDHHS Announces Two Funding Opportunities to Address Behavioral Health in the Criminal Justice System

4 weeks 1 day ago

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services today released two funding opportunities to award a total of $6,755,000 to community-based mental health providers. These programs will help individuals with serious mental illness involved with the criminal justice system, and they reflect the department’s vision to advance innovate solutions that foster independence, improve health and promote well-being for all North Carolinians.

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More Formula Options Available to WIC Families During Formula Shortage

1 month ago

Families participating in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) can now use their benefits for a much wider variety of infant formula brands and types, helping them access the formula available in stores during the nationwide shortage when Gerber products are not available. The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services has made 55 additional formula products temporarily available for WIC recipients today as part of its efforts to support families during the shortage. This is in addition to eight options added last week for different sizes and types of Gerber products.

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NCDHHS to Host Livestream Fireside Chat and Tele-Town Hall Featuring Firsthand Accounts of COVID-19 on June 1

1 month ago

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services will host a live fireside chat and tele-town hall on Wednesday, June 1, from 6-7 p.m. to discuss COVID-19 recovery, ways to prevent and overcome long-term complications, and available treatments, and to hear firsthand accounts from North Carolinians who experienced varying severity of COVID-19 symptoms.

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Health Service Benefits [Formerly Medical Assistance]  

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