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January 26 - January 28



Friday, Jan. 26 – Sunday, Jan. 28, Centennial Campus

Make-A-Thon is NC State’s sustainability innovation competition. Students research, design and prototype solutions to solve a sustainability challenge and then pitch their ideas to community and industry judges. All NC State undergraduate and graduate students are welcome to participate in Make-A-Thon and can register through Jan. 18, 2024.

Make-A-Thon kicks off Friday, Jan. 26, and will end Sunday, Jan. 28. The NC State community and the general public are welcome to attend the final presentations of sustainable solutions from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 28, in Hunt Library. Parking is free.

Learn more about Make-A-Thon and how to get involved as a student, mentor and/or judge on the Make-A-Thon website. The full schedule for Make-A-Thon also is available on the website.

Schedule of Events

Friday, Jan. 26 at James B. Hunt Jr. Library

  • Check-In, 3:00-4:30 pm (required, at least one member from each team must check in, pick up information packets, maker kits and t-shirts)
  • Make-A-Thon Networking, 4:00-5:00 pm
  • Make-A-Thon Kickoff, 5:00-6:15 pm
  • Make-A-Thon Dinner with Teams, 6:30 pm

Saturday, Jan. 27 on Centennial Campus

Makerspaces and mentors will be in person at the following locations:

Team meeting spaces will also be available in Duke Energy Hall, Hunt Library throughout the day. A pizza dinner will be provided in Duke Energy Hall at 6:00 pm.

Sunday, Jan. 28 at James B. Hunt Jr. Library

  • Deadline to submit team solution, 9:00 am via virtual form (required)
  • Check-In and presentation set up, between 10:00 am – 12:00 pm (required)
  • Lunch, 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
  • Welcome and Science Fair-style Judging, 1:00-2:30 pm (required)
  • Awards Presentation, 3:00-3:15 pm


January 26
January 28
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James B. Hunt Library, Auditorium
1070 Partners Way
Raleigh, NC United States
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