Science and The Story: Dr. Julie Horvath

The NCCU PDA has started a novel seminar series entitled, “Science and The Story.”  The goal is to invite notable PhDs to campus to share their current work and their career path.  By discussing key opportunities, funding, and the job hunt, we hope to open an a dialogue about building a career after obtaining a…

September Meeting Minutes

NCCU PDA Meeting Minutes September 8, 2014 at 5pm Minutes- Council Approval of August meeting minutes- LT, DM, PT, SC Post-docs at NCCU President, Treasurer and Secretary Prez: Sarah Council Treasurer: Lynnelle Thorpe Secretary: Jess Broglie 2013-2014 Professional Development Committee Chair—empty Others: Sarah, Dave and Pamela Social Committee Chair–empty Others: Dave Campus Connection Committee Chair-…

NCCU PDA “Science and the Story” Seminar Series Kicks Off September 9th

The NCCU Postdoctoral Association is proud to organize a monthly seminar series that strives to facilitate an open dialogue between young scientists and established scientists to discuss cutting edge science and the researcher’s personal story. We hope to encourage and inspire young scientists in their path through graduate school or postdoc fellowships while building connections…

Cub Scout Outreach Event – July 2014

The NCCU Postdoc Association was recently asked to put together an outreach program for some area Cub Scouts.  This experience was part of the Cub Scout Science Belt Loop.  To earn this belt loop, the scouts would have to: Explain the scientific method to an adult partner. Use the scientific method in a simple science…

August 2014 Meeting Minutes

  Date: 11 August 2014 Subject: General Meeting – August Minutes Business General Old business – Fall Seminar Series Speakers and Tentative Schedule: September – VJ October – Doctor Thomson November – Undi Hoffler December – Pete Broglie January – Nishia Cavanagh 10-15 min “soft” research presentation with seeded Q&A to follow Tuesdays at 2…

July 2014 Meeting Minutes

    Date: 14 July 2014 Subject: General Meeting – July Minutes Business General Old business – Fall Seminar Series Speakers: Director Thomson (BRITE) as inaugural speaker in September; preference for early or mid-career speakers October – Undi Hoffler (NCCU) November – Nishia Cavanagh (NCSU OPA) December – Pete Broglie (industry) Switch Pete and Nishia?…

June 2014 Meeting Minutes

Date: 9 June 2014 Subject: General Meeting – June Minutes Business General Old business – Fall Seminar Series Speakers: Director Thompson (BRITE) as inaugural speaker in September; preference for early or mid-career speakers Logistics: 10-15 min “soft” research presentation with seeded Q&A to follow New business – no new business discussed Committees NCCU Campus Follow-up…