There was a lot that happened at Connect2STEM this past Saturday! The link to view all of the photos is here! We hope that you all had an amazing time! Check out the video below that summarizes the event that over 9000 people attended!
Celebrating science and technology in Arizona
Building rockets. Exploring tech-based careers. Making a connection between dance and STEM. DIY science opportunities. While these activities might seem unrelated, they are all connected through the Arizona SciTech Festival, an annual celebration of all things science and technology in the Grand Canyon state. With the 8th season of the Festival just around the corner, Universities, cities and towns, and other community organizations are prepping for the 2,000 events that will be held in 2019.
SciTech Institute, the Arizona Technology Council’s Foundation, Receives Charitable Grant from Southwest Airlines
PHOENIX, January 30, 2019 – The Arizona Technology Council today announced that its foundation, SciTech Institute, has been selected as a recipient of a portion of a $1 million Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) Charitable Grant, which focuses on building a stronger workforce for tomorrow. From more than 300 applications, the SciTech Institute was one of… [read more]
January 28, 2019 //
2019 USA National Counting Bee
The Counting Bee™ was created by Scott Flansburg to help students improve their basic arithmetic skills and promote numeracy. The Counting Bee™ is an annual, fast-paced, and exciting STEM competition in which contestants are asked to calculate a broad selection of skip counting patterns with a varying degree of difficulty. The 2019 Counting Bee is… [read more]
CSOs in Cochise County
Viasat employees are impacting our community and schools through opportunities in STEAM: science, technology, engineering, arts, and math. Viasat offers students interactions with the same engineers who are solving some of the world’s toughest communications problems. Viasat’s Omar Alam teaches youth about RF engineering, and how our satellites work to deliver internet to places… [read more]
National Afterschool Association Honors Kaci Fankhauser Among its 2019 Next Generation in Afterschool Leaders
WASHINGTON, D.C., 2019 – The National AfterSchool Association (NAA), the lead organization for the advancement of the afterschool professional, has selected Kaci Fankhauser as one of NAA’s 2019 Next Generation of Afterschool Leaders. In selecting NAA’s Next Generation of Afterschool Leaders of 2019, the National AfterSchool Association sought to highlight emerging professionals who are active… [read more]
Largest STEM event in Phoenix returns Jan. 26
Connect2STEM returns Jan. 26 to the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix downtown campus, where youth of all ages and their parents can experience the wonders of science, technology, engineering, math and medicine.
Tempe’s STEM outreach putting Viasat’s Arizona office on the map
In Tempe, Arizona, a few passionate employees have brought Viasat into a statewide spotlight by partnering with the Arizona Technology Council. The goal: Engaging students interested in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) careers statewide. “In a 9-month period, Viasat Arizona grew from being a best-kept secret in the Phoenix community to being a leader… [read more]
MUSD student tech leaders get a sneak peek at city’s operations
Maricopa – Abi, a seventh grade student recently named as a Maricopa Unified School District chief science officer, talks excitedly about Suni the Robot. “Suni can speak really well, talk back and forth, moves and has hands that work like human hands,” says Abi. She says, “You can see it on YouTube,” Suni is a… [read more]