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August 15, 2017 //

CSO Summer Institute Kicks Off 2017-2018 School Year

Author: Chief Science Officers National Admin

The 3rd annual Chief Science Officer (CSO) Institute was a success. Located at Grand Canyon University, students had the unique opportunity to experience college life.  During institute, students learned critical workplace skills including leadership, teamwork, communication and networking.  Over 200 students and 55 volunteers participated in the four-day event.  Guest speakers included Megan Smith, the 3rd U.S. Chief Technology Officer, and Trina Patterson, Communications Manager at Orbital ATK.  Megan and Trina shared STEM projects and career opportunities with the CSOs.  Check out some snapshots of the learning excitement – CSO photo album.