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  • IES to Host May NCDBA Science and Technology Forum

    NC State Industry Expansion Solutions (IES) will host the North Carolina Defense Business Association (NCDBA) Science and Technology forum at the Wilson College of Textiles on May 9th from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.. Phil Williams, the chair of the Science and Technology forum, is an NC State graduate and is excited to conduct the […]

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  • What are logic models, and when should you use them?

    There are several key components of logic models that are standard best practice. This blog will discuss these various components and provide an example of a logic model template. You may access the free logic model template here. When developing a new program, or trying to figure out what aspects of an existing program need […]

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  • What the Heck is a Spring Chicken Anyway?

    While I’m not certain what a spring chicken is, it seems I am not one anymore. In fact, I recently read an article and discovered I am technically considered a member of the “older worker” demographic. I suppose that explains the constant barrage of AARP mailings and questions from well-meaning cashiers who think I might […]

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  • Trainer Toolbox for March 2019

    Lithium Battery Safety Controlling Silica  Protecting the Privacy of Workers Fall Safety  FOOTnotes – For Our Outreach Trainers: Information specific to OSHA Outreach Trainers authorized through the Southeastern OTI Education Center.     Lithium Battery Safety Within a period of five years, lithium batteries have generated 25,000 overheating or fire incidents in more than 400 varieties of lithium-powered products. […]

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  • Focus On… Workplace Eye Wellness

    You know the old saying, “You don’t know what you’ve got until it’s gone.” We all take our eyes and sight for granted; think about what you would do without it. Would you still be able to perform the duties on your job? March is recognized as Workplace Eye Wellness Month in an effort to […]

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  • The Emerging Threat Of Ransomware

    The threat of cyber attacks is at an all-time high and growing; the financial implications are continuing to rise as well.  Cybersecurity Ventures, a leading research organization of the global cyber economy, predicts that cybercrime damages will cost the world $6 trillion annually by 2021, doubling $3 trillion spent in 2015.  Deputy Attorney General Rod […]

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  • Five Tips to Build Capacity for Internal Program Evaluation

    While NC State’s Industry Expansion Solutions Evaluation Group provides comprehensive evaluation services across various industries, we seek to train our clients on how to build evaluation capacity within their own programs as well. Here are a few ‘quick tips’ we’ve learned and would like to share with you.

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  • A Guide to Program Evaluation

    Want to learn how efficient and effective your program is? Here are several key factors that may indicate an evaluation of your program should be considered.

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