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Introduce A Girl To Engineering Day!

Posted on by Renee Sackett

Join Kennedy Space Center on February 23rd as they host a unique streaming event for National Engineers Week! Tune in to see female scientists and engineers from NASA tell you about their careers and research. Click here for more information: Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day

EXCEL Celebrates 10 Years At UCF

Posted on by Melissa Dagley

The EXCEL program at UCF hosted its first ever alumni reunion in conjunction with the Knights battle against Tulsa. EXCEL, a program aimed to increase STEM student success in the first two years of college, played host to over 50 students and alumni. For the full story, visit https://sciences.ucf.edu/news/excel-celebrates-10-years/.

STEM Day Is Out Of This World

Posted on by Melissa Dagley

On Friday, October 28, the University of Central Florida’s Center for Initiatives in STEM hosted 1,200 K-12 students on campus for its bi-annual STEM Day event. In collaboration with the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation, every student was given the opportunity to hear from former astronaut Mike McCulley regarding his adventures in space and explore a variety […]

Society Of Women Engineers Hosts Mystery Design

Posted on by Melissa Dagley

Mystery Design is an engineering Outreach event that is geared towards middle school girls. The date for Mystery Design this year is November 5th, and the event will be taking place on the UCF campus, specifically within our Mathematical Sciences building. Registration is on the SWE website: ucfswe.weebly.com/outreach.

Physics Career Day

Posted on by Melissa Dagley

The University of Central Florida Physics Department will be hosting a Physics Career Exploration Day on Saturday, October 22, 2016 at 10:00 AM (registration opens at 9:30 AM). This event will kick off in the College of Sciences Building, Auditorium Room 101. Physics Career Exploration Day is geared toward high school students who want to explore careers in physics.  The […]

Coding Mini-Workshop

Posted on by Melissa Dagley

Learn about Jupyter a browser-based (free) programming software. In use at CERN, NASA, Google, MS, IBM, and more. Learn to embed rich text, links, & images into your code; display output in same browser window; share files online, interactive and executable, through any browser; perform heavy-duty analyses, even from mobile devices. Natively supports 40+ languages […]

WOW! That’s Engineering!

Posted on by Melissa Dagley

The Society of Women Engineers, Space Coast Chapter, is sponsoring an event for 7th – 10th grade girls on Saturday, October 15, 2016. WOW! That’s Engineering, offers young women interested in STEM the opportunity to meet women engineers and technologists while participating in hands-on activities. Students and volunteers can register at http://www.swe-sc.org/WOW/ through September 27. […]

A Summer Of STEM

Posted on by Melissa Dagley

This summer, UCF’s Center for Initiatives in STEM hosted four STEM Summer Institute (SI) camps for Central Florida middle and high school students. The STEM Summer Institute (SI) offers a mix of activities designed to maximize learning through hands-on, individualized instruction in an effort to provide science, technology, and math related summer opportunities to students. Continue […]

UCF Regional SECME Competitors Win Big At Nationals!

Posted on by Melissa Dagley

Congratulations to the 2016 SECME National Winners! Essay 3rd Place, Elementary School Division – S. Payne – Sunrise Elementary School 3rd Place, Middle School Division – M. Aelker – Milwee Middle School Mousetrap Car 3rd Place, Elementary School Division – Team Bulldogs (Aeryona, Kashayla, Ronnie) – Hamilton Elementary School Water Bottle Rocket 1st Place, Elementary […]

FAST Conference – Call For Presenters

Posted on by Melissa Dagley

October 20 – 22, 2016 Presenters are needed for this year’s Florida Association of Science Teachers (FAST) Conference to discuss meeting the needs of our diverse student population Theme: Science is FUNdamental, Relevant, and Engaging! For additional information on how to submit a proposal go to www.fastscience.org