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Engineering Summer Camps at U of A

The University of Arkansas College of Engineering is offering Engineering Summer Camps for students in 1st through 11th grade. These camps include everything from a FIRST® LEGO® League, Jr. camp for the youngest students to the immersive Engineering Summer Academy experience for high school students. In addition to camps on the UA campus, programs for 5th – 8th  graders […]

STEM 101 Offering STEM Curriculum and PD support via Grant

Russell Mickelson, CEO of The STEM Academy, Inc., “We are fortunate to be able to renew our commitment to promote education equality in America by offering our best of class STEM curriculum and professional development programs for middle and high schools in 2017. We remain steadfast in our dedication to provide student experiences which unlock the […]

2017 NWA TechFest in May

The 2017 NWA TechFest is coming up on Thursday, May 18th. NWA TechFest is a technology conference that brings together the tech community to learn from and interact with one another, as well as promoting gender diversity in STEM, economic development opportunities for corporations, and education programs for students and teachers. Proceeds from this conference go to assist […]

2017 ArkansasGives Day is April 6

The Arkansas STEM Coalition is once again participating in the statewide ArkansasGives campaign. WHAT IS ARKANSASGIVES? • On April 6, let’s join together to grow the love for our state’s nonprofit organizations. Between the hours of 8 a.m. and 8 p.m., we’re challenging all Arkansans to give to the charities of  their choice. During this one-day […]

Learning Blade is a Success!

Governor Hutchinson’s STEM career awareness initiative is a success!  Teachers across Arkansas have embraced Learning Blade for STEM and Career Awareness. More than 500 schools have registered for Learning Blade, an online STEM career awareness program, that offers over 400 interdisciplinary STEM lessons aligned to middle school standards. Students in Arkansas completed over 240,000 online […]

U.S. Rep. Crawford to hold his second STEM tour

U.S. Rep. Rick Crawford, R-Jonesboro, will hold a STEM Manufacturer’s Tour July 17-21 in different locations across Northeast Arkansas. The tour will include about 30 educators and will be held in 14 different factories. “Every year we have 1st District students who graduate without jobs, but at the same time, hundreds of technical jobs across […]