NC Festival FUTURES Initiative

  • Date: April 17, 2024
  • Time: 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
  • Place: Coman Cafe

Come to hear A-B Tech Staff and Faculty share stories on their career paths and how they became interested in science and math.


Download NC Festival FUTURES Initiative Flyer

Keith Blankenship Headshot

Academic Advisor Keith Blankenship on the joy he’s found in science and how it’s helped with personal development.

Headshot of Lynn Pace

Academic Advisor Lynn Pace on her love for nature and how an astronaut helped fund her education.

Tammy Sullivan Headshot

Chair of Mathematics Tammy Sullivan on the “M” in Stem: The importance of mistakes and mishaps in helping shape growth and success.

Nga Pace Headshot

Biology Chair Nga Pace on how her childhood love for insects and plants informed her interest in Biology.

Headshot of Steve Heulett

Arts and Sciences Dean Steve Heulett on ‘gator-napping, near-death escapes and how curiosity drives science.

Cindy Moore Headshot

Associate Chair of Mathematics Cindy Moore on seeing math in everyday objects.

Ron Layne Headshot

Dean of Wellness, Hospitality, and Public Service Ron Layne on his path from ambivalent teenage student to becoming an educator.