STEAM Event on March 7 Exposes Students and Parents to STEAM Careers/Education In Our Area

On Thursday, March 7, 2019, about 200 students, parents and educators will attend the STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) Pathways Event at Binghamton University’s Innovative Technologies Complex.

 

The evening will be for youth (grades 7-12) and their parents, as well as educators and there is no cost to attend. It is our desired goal to increase awareness and interest in STEAM careers as well as provide information to youth and parents regarding the pathways needed to achieve these careers. Two separate break-out sessions for youth and parents, with a variety of speakers, will also take place.

 

This event will feature exhibits by local STEAM businesses/organizations including:

  • AgZeit
  • BAE Systems
  • Binghamton University
  • BOCES New Visions Engineering Academy
  • Delta Engineers, Architects, & Land Surveyors, DPC
  • Eastern Southern Tier STEM Hub/Summer STEAM
  • Enhance VR
  • Kopernik Observatory & Science Center
  • Lockheed Martin
  • MyHometownToday.com
  • The Raymond Corporation
  • Roberson Museum and Science Center
  • SUNY Broome
  • UHS
  • WEBO, Your Hometown Station

Advancing science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education is a critical focus for our region. We know firsthand the importance of educating young people in these fields. Our future success, and our nation’s technological advantage, depends on there being a reliable pool of highly trained and technically capable talent.

 

This event is sponsored by the Greater Binghamton Education Outreach Program (GBEOP), Eastern Southern Tier STEM HUB, School to Careers Partnership of Broome and Tioga Counties, Binghamton University and SUNY Broome.

 

EVENT: STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) Pathways Evening

 

DATE/TIME: Thursday, March 7, 2019 from 4:30 to 7:00 p.m.
4:00 pm – Registration
4:30 pm – Exhibit Tables Featuring STEAM organizations/companies
5:40 pm – General Session with speakers including:

  • Allen Buyck, District Superintendent, Broome-Tioga BOCES
  • Rachel Coker, Director, Office of Research Advancement, Binghamton University
  • Dr. Francis Battisti, Executive Vice President and Chief Academic Officer, SUNY Broome

6:00 pm – Youth and Parent Breakout Sessions
6:50 pm – Exhibit Tables Featuring STEAM organizations/companies

 

LOCATION: Binghamton University’s Innovative Technologies Complex
85 Murray Hill Road, Vestal, NY

 

AUDIENCE: Youth in grades 7 – 12, as well as parents and educators

 

REGISTRATION: On-line at www.btboces.org/STEAM.aspx

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