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NC healthcare sees boost with NCTNA transition, award

2019-12-12 - The North Carolina Telehealth Network Association (NCTNA) assumed administrative responsibilities from the Cabarrus Health Alliance to oversee operations of the North Carolina Telehealth Network (NCTN) in 2019. Now as a certified non-profit, the FCC has recognized the association as a consortium leader to support public and non-profit healthcare providers in North Carolina. The Schools, Health and Libraries Broadband Coalition (SHLB) also recognized the NCTNA in October as a recipient of their first-ever Anchor Award. Read More

MCNC connects libraries to support digital literacy

2019-12-12 - The Internet is an indispensable part of our daily work and life. However, access to this vast resource is sometimes taken for granted as not all individuals have consistent access to it. On the sixth day of the 12 Days of Broadband, we explore how MCNC is continuing to power broadband adoption, access, and use in public libraries all across North Carolina. Read More

The Quilt unveils largest Quilt Circle to date

2019-12-09 - The 2019 edition of The Quilt Circle was released in June and showcased 24 amazing stories from R&E networks throughout the United States – including MCNC. Read More

MCNC ushers in new era of leadership

2019-12-09 - North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper appointed two community leaders to the MCNC Board of Directors earlier this year, and Dr. A. Hope Williams was named the new board chair for 2019. Read More

MCNC celebrates 35 years of broadband

2019-12-09 - MCNC celebrated the 35th anniversary of the North Carolina Research and Education Network (NCREN) and recognized two technology leaders for their contributions to connectivity in North Carolina during NCREN Community Day 2019 in November at Durham Convention Center. Read More

MCNC works to keep North Carolina connected and protected

2019-12-05 - In February, MCNC announced continued growth and commitment to ensuring high-speed connections on NCREN meet the highest levels of security. Today, MCNC now offers a full range of advanced cybersecurity solutions. Read More

MCNC expands broadband in southeastern North Carolina

2019-12-05 - MCNC announced in August the expansion of the North Carolina Research and Education Network (NCREN) in southeast North Carolina by connecting communities between Sanford and Farmville in Greene, Harnett, Johnston, and Wayne counties to infrastructure enabled by the Golden LEAF Foundation. The $1.3 million contribution from Golden LEAF supports MCNC’s ongoing mission to provide rural connectivity and accelerate high-speed broadband for agricultural partners and local communities. Read More

MCNC’s Jean Davis to step down as President and CEO

2019-12-04 - MCNC, the non-profit operator of the North Carolina Research and Education Network (NCREN), today announced Jean Davis has resigned as president and CEO. Read More

MCNC celebrates 35 years of ‘magic’ on the North Carolina Research and Education Network

2019-11-14 - MCNC celebrated the 35th anniversary of the state's largest broadband network and recognized two technology leaders for their contributions to connectivity in North Carolina during NCREN Community Day 2019 this week at Durham Convention Center. Read More

MCNC offers job mentoring to Cary middle school students

2019-03-20 - MCNC is pleased to welcome students from Reedy Creek Magnet Middle School Center for the Digital Sciences on Thursday for Students@Work. Read More