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Event Support for 2016 NSF EAPSI Orientation

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Pandora White, currently a graduate teaching assistant at the University of Alabama, chose not to spend the summer of 2015 on the beach or relaxing at home.  Instead, she dedicated it to conducting scientific research halfway around the world in Taiwan.  White was one of 200-plus U.S. graduate students awarded fellowships through the National Science …

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Live Event Support for NCSER’s Summer Research Training Institute

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In the U.S. there are 6.4 million students (about 13 percent of all public school students) between the ages of 3 and 21 who receive special education services.  In 2004, the Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences (IES) created the National Center for Special Education Research (NCSER) to promote critical research to address the …

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Live Event Support for NSF EAPSI

NSF EAPSI
The majority of college students around the country will soon take a much needed break from their studies for the summer; but for a select 200-plus graduate students, this summer presents an exciting new challenge that will take them thousands of miles from home.  NSF’s 2015 East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes (EAPSI) Program, which …

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Multimedia and Event Support for 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee

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Last weekend’s Easter Egg hunts may have been more spirited than in previous years.  That could be because many of us felt better about eating the whole egg rather than the egg whites only.  The 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC) released its recommendations on February 19th, and among them was “cholesterol (which is contained …

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Meeting and Panel Support for AHRQ

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Whether it’s paying bills, ordering pizza, or setting our fantasy football lineup, there’s almost nothing we can’t do effectively online…with the notable exception of managing our health.  There is a ton of information out on the web, but that makes it difficult to know what’s vetted and applicable. Dr. Kuang-Yi Wen’s research project aims to …

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NCC Releases Summer 2014 Newsletter

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It has been an exciting and busy first half of the year here at NCC, and we invite you to read all about it in our Summer 2014 Newsletter.  This edition features highlights of some of our recent contract awards, noteworthy projects, community events, exciting news about an Audiovisual and Technology Solutions (AVTS) team member, …

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Logistics and Planning Support for NSF’s EAPSI Program

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While many college students will spend their summers with family, reconnecting with friends, and heading to the nearest beach, 205 graduate students from across the country will be flying abroad to participate in the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes (EAPSI) Program.  However, before they started packing their bags, they first …

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NCC Provides Logistical Support for Department of Education NAEP Panel Meeting

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In January, NCC proudly provided comprehensive logistical support for the Department of Education’s National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) Validity Studies Panel meeting in Washington, DC. Members of our Conference and Peer Review Management (CPRM) team supported the meeting from pre- to post-event.  We were responsible for a variety of functions including site selection, hotel …

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NCC Supports NSF’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program

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In January, NCC was pleased to provide logistical support for the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP).  Our on-site team at NSF secured meeting spaces in the Foundation’s Arlington headquarters to host a series of review panels over the course of three weeks. After several years of being held off-site, GRFP panel …

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New Conference Center Support Contract with Hines Management

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NCC is pleased to announce a new contract with the Hines investment, development, and property management company to provide complete conference center scheduling and audiovisual support for the Constitution Center in Washington, D.C.  NCC’s dedicated staff perform scheduling and coordination of meetings and events, as well as full AV support for the Constitution Center Auditorium …

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