NC Senator Jeff Tarte: Seamless Higher Ed


RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK – At an event co-sponsored by Higher Education Works and the Harvard Club, state Sen. Jeff Tarte shares a real-life example of “student swirl” – the rotation of students between different institutions of higher education. Tarte, R-Mecklenburg, underscores the importance of seamless transitions between community colleges and universities, and between different campuses… READ MORE

Ryan O’Donnell: The Serial Social Entrepreneur


When he first went to the NC School of Science and Mathematics in 11th grade, Ryan O’Donnell didn’t become a techie – he became a humanist. But for O’Donnell, that wasn’t an either/or choice. Now a senior at NC State University, O’Donnell thrives on reaching across disciplines to use technology to solve human problems. In May, he’s on track… READ MORE