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Kenan Fellows are making their mark on the world: Laura Ruble, Class of 2008, is teaching for a year in South Korea. Matt Sears, Class of 2008, is traveling to India as part of the Fulbright exchange program. Anna Smith … Continue reading

The North Carolina State Legislature is in session and considering appropriations for the new budget. The Kenan Fellows Program was fortunate to receive funding this past year from the NC State University STEM Initiative, which was part of an appropriation … Continue reading

We are always proud of the accomplisments of our Kenan Fellows. This month we have several announcements to make. Susan Taylor (Panther Creek High School) was a finalist for the 2008 Wake County Public School System Teacher of the Year … Continue reading

Thirty-one Class of 2010 Kenan Fellows will begin their first Summer Institute on June 23, 2008. Six weeks will be spent in intensive staff development and with their university and corporate mentors. The Fellows will meet daily at the McKimmon … Continue reading

Derek Dennis, an 8th grade teacher at Rugby Middle School in Hendersonville, has been selected as the first PARI/Cisco Kenan Fellow. Derek was selected during an interview process at the Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute (PARI) that involved Kirsten Weeks of … Continue reading

Teachers make a tremendous difference in the quality and effectiveness of education for students. Excellent teachers engage students by creating caring environments where high expectations for student achievement are evident and learning is relevant. Kenan Fellows demonstrate in their classrooms … Continue reading

NEW BERN, N.C. (May 14, 2008) — The Weyerhaeuser Company Foundation recently presented $10,000 to the Kenan Institute for Engineering, Technology and Science to fund a Kenan Fellow for one year. Since 1948, the Weyerhaeuser Company Foundation has played an … Continue reading

An integral part of the experience of being a Kenan Fellow is the partnership between Fellows and their mentors. We are proud to announce that two of our mentors have received special recognition for their achievements. Dr. Len Annetta, lead … Continue reading

The notion of taking the Kenan Fellows Program across North Carolina developed almost two years ago. After much planning and intentionality, the idea of providing professional development and leadership opportunities for the most effective K-12 teachers outside of the triangle … Continue reading

Class of 2010 Meets at McKimmon Center The Class of 2010 Kenan Fellows met their mentors at the McKimmon Center on March 26th. Mentors and Fellows received information on their roles and responsibilities and socialized over dinner. The new Fellows … Continue reading

The biotechnology industry is making rapid progress in producing biological products from live cells with applications ranging from life-enhancing drugs to environmental waste removal. Biogen Idec, one of the world’s oldest and largest biotechnology companies, has been at the forefront … Continue reading

The Kenan Fellows Program for Curriculum and Leadership Development is gaining statewide recognition as a model to facilitate a systematic interaction and link between university researchers and K-12 educators that translates cutting edge research into relevant K-12 curriculum. Kenan Fellows … Continue reading

New Fellows will be Inducted in April This year’s number of Fellowships and applicants is more than double any previous year. A big “thank you” to our funders, and to all that helped spread the word about the Kenan Fellows … Continue reading

The biotechnology industry is making rapid progress in producing biological products from live cells with applications ranging from life-enhancing drugs to environmental waste removal. Biogen Idec, one of the world’s oldest and largest biotechnology companies, has been at the forefront … Continue reading

MeadWestvaco is a global leader in packaging and packaging solutions for the cosmetics and personal care, healthcare and pharmaceuticals, food and beverage, home and garden and media industries. We work with the world’s most admired brands to design and manufacture … Continue reading