Press Release


Missouri City Links

STEM-ulating College For a Day: STEM-ulating the Next Generation of

Creative Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Professionals

 

 

WHAT: 15th Annual STEM-Ulating College for a Day 2014. This is event is organized by the Missouri City Links Inc., and sponsored by Chevron, Schlumberger, TSU College of Science and Technology, Comcast, Centerpoint, and HEB.

 

WHEN: Saturday, April 5, 2014 from 8am-3pm

 

WHERE: TSU’s Science and Technology Building (on Ennis between

Wheeler and Cleburne Avenues)

 

WHO: 300 Students from E-STEM Central Middle School, E-STEM Central 

High School, KIPP Academy-Sunnyside Campus, Victory Preparatory Academy, and Young Men’s Preparatory Academy will attend. All HISD schools.

 

The students will don lab coats to do scientific experiments lead by TSU graduate students on subjects ranging from metal and water reactions, ROBOTICS,  ELECTROMAGNETICS and studying blood plasma and typing. There will be SCIENCE BOWLS throughout the day, and professionals in global STEM careers will speak about the opportunities.

 

The students will get a campus tour from student ambassadors and learn about financial aid, and admissions.  Additonally: 5 NEW LAPTOPS WILL BE AWARDED BY COMCAST

 

PHOTO OPPORTUNITIES:

SCIENCE WORKSHOPS SESSION 1 9-:15-10:15

SCIENCE WORKSHOPS SESSION 2 10:25-11:25

TSU CAMPUS TOUR 12-1:45

SCIENCE AND MATH BOWL 1-2 

GLOBAL CAREERS PANEL 1-2pm

CYBER BULLYING WORKSHOP 2:10-2:40

 

ABOUT US: MCCL is a group of 65 civic-minded professional women committed to service through friendship for over 30 years in the Greater Houston area. The organization has an ongoing relationship with E-STEM Academy high school in Houston. We are a local chapter of Links, Incorporated.

 

The Links, Incorporated celebrates 66 years as a women’s volunteer service organization committed to enriching, sustaining and ensuring the cultural and economic survival of African Americans and other persons of African ancestry.  It is a premier international service organization with more than 12,000 members in 276 chapters located in 42 states, the District of Columbia, and the Commonwealth of the Bahamas.