CSO Blog

Elected advocates for STEM and innovation in schools and communities.
May 6, 2019 //

Cochise County Chief Science Officers Visit Coronado Dairy, Learn about Dairy Farming and STEM

This past Friday, on April 12, the Cochise County Chief Science Officers visited the Coronado Dairy in Wilcox, Arizona during their exciting Spring Field Trip. Shelby Kirk and Moiria White, who work at Coronado Dairy, hosted the Chief Science Officers for a two-hour tour of the Coronado Dairy business and learned everything from running a… [read more]

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April 10, 2019 //

Buena High School CSOs

CSOs from Buena High School received a trip to the University of Arizona BioSphere 2 on Friday, April 5, 2019.  They had the opportunity to explore and collaborate with STEM professionals while on site. “I just wanted to share this video we made for all of the folks up at CSO HQ in Phoenix. Thank… [read more]

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April 5, 2019 //

Tempe, AZ residents check out ViaSat-2 Wi-Fi service during community event

” About 3,000 people in Tempe, Ariz. tapped into Wi-Fi beams from the ViaSat-2 satellite during Tempe’s March 20 Geeks Night Out event. Viasat, which has a campus in Tempe, set up and donated several hours of its Community Wi-Fi service during the 8th annual gathering, during which the city and more than 70 organizations invited… [read more]

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March 29, 2019 //

STEM Day was a Huge Success

“A big thanks to everyone for a successful STEM Day, fun was had by all! Last Wednesday, we had our first STEM day which was completely organized and run by our STEM council and volunteers students. Looking at last year’s Stem night feedback, STEM Council decided to do STEM Day instead of Stem night as… [read more]

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March 29, 2019 //

Winners of Wonder

CSOs and Advisors participated in “Winners of Wonder” training session.  Schools were invited to form competitive FLL teams and work with Anna Prakash. “Thank you for taking our programs to your schools.  Looking forward to working with everyone in Fall.” – Anna Prakash, Ph.D., Sr. Materials Engineer, Intel Corporation, Co-Founder: Education Empowers.  

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March 19, 2019 //

Chief Science Officers travel to Hemlock Semiconductor

Chief Science Officers (CSOs) and advisors from throughout the Great Lakes Bay Region met for their last cabinet meeting of the academic year at Hemlock Semiconductor on Tuesday, March 12th. CSOs enjoyed a “behind the fence” plant tour, as well as activities and demonstrations such as programmable logic controllers, safety equipment, pressure/flow, problem solving, and… [read more]

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March 19, 2019 //

CGUHS Robotics Team

“This past weekend at the Arizona North Regional robotics tournament in Flagstaff, [CSO] Chloe was selected to represent Arizona as a Dean’s List Finalist in the FIRST Robotics Competition World Championship in Houston next month. This is a very high honor and is awarded to a student who best exemplifies the ideals of FIRST –… [read more]

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February 25, 2019 //

CSO Presentation at Monday, February 18, Board of Education Meeting

Thank you to Adrianne Cole, Director of STEM at Saginaw Valley State University, MPS Chief Science Officer Advisors Jennifer Lenon, Thomas McNamara, Michael Servinski and Christine Brillhart and Midland Public Schools student Chief Science Officers (CSO) who presented information about the goals of the CSO program, local & worldwide impact, opportunities for students, and thank… [read more]

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February 18, 2019 //

A Gift from STEM Sports

“I received the STEM sports kit free of charge via the Phoenix Suns. After the brief introduction at the Talking Stick Arena, I was given a kit. I presented the kit to my Chief Science Officer (CSO) at my school. CSOs are students who bring STEM to their schools. She jumped at the opportunity to bring… [read more]

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