Centennial Campus Bee Apiary: Partnerships for a Sustainable Future
Last spring, a community apiary home to 150,000 honey bees opened on NC State’s Centennial Campus. Founded by an NC State alumna, Bee Downtown installed and maintains the apiary to help rebuild healthy honey bee populations. The bees have produced the most honey of any Bee Downtown apiary and is one of the most frequently visited.
Inc. Cites NC State’s Centennial Campus in Raleigh’s Rise as a Startup Hub
Inc. outlines 'Why Raleigh Will Be the Next Startup Hub.' NC State's Centennial Campus, its industry partnerships and entrepreneurship assets, are cited in the city's rise as a top startup hub.
Pentair Partnership: Solving Complex Challenges
Ten years ago, Pentair was looking to expand its autonomous underwater robot technology to the swimming pool market. The relationship quickly expanded to other areas of the company and across university disciplines. The company opened an innovation center on Centennial Campus in 2011 to further engagement, and the partnership with NC State continues to grow.
Intuitive Surgical Partnership: Real-World Opportunities
On Centennial Campus, industry partners working alongside academic departments enables real-world opportunities for students. Last year alone, companies located on campus hired more than 300 NC State students.
NC State University boosts Raleigh’s reputation for growing quality jobs
California think tank Milken Institute ranks Raleigh as the No. 2 city in a list of best-performing cities for 2017 in creating and keeping high-quality jobs.
Think Tank Credits NC State for Raleigh Prosperity
The Milken Institute gives NC State high marks for helping to drive Raleigh’s fast-growing economy, noting the university’s role in research, innovation and economic development.
Celebrating Centennial’s Seminal Moment
It was a ground-breaking vision, to be honest: a gift of land for a land-grant institution to build a unique research campus within sight of downtown Raleigh and NC State’s original campus. And it changed the size, scope and direction of the university forever.
Stakeholders, University Celebrate Plant Sciences Partnership
Agricultural leaders planted their stakes, literally, in the ground on NC State’s Centennial Campus, as they marked the commitments they’ve made to the North Carolina Plant Sciences Initiative.
Big Data, Sensors to Transform Cities
Martin O’Malley, former governor of Maryland, told a Centennial Campus conference that new technologies developed through public-private partnerships would drive the creation of smart cities.
Bee the Change: New Apiary on Centennial Campus
Thanks to a public-private partnership, Centennial Campus is now home to 150,000 honeybees in seven beehives. The new apiary will create opportunities for tours and other forms of pollinator-related education.