STEM

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. STEM is designed to integrate STEM subjects and the art of design in the classroom. These programs aim to teach students to think critically and have an engineering or design approach towards real-world problems while building on their mathematics and science base.

MCWT Offers $50,000 Scholarship Fund To Women In STEAM

ROYAL OAK - Immediate past MCWT President Jane Sydlowski announces a new scholarship fund for women pursuing degrees in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Match. It's open to high school girls through graduate school. Sydlowski provides all the details in this MITech TV video interview. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E474qa_-YGY&t=45s

By |2020-02-20T19:38:51-05:00February 20th, 2020|Entrepreneurs, Featured, STEM|

GVSU Offers Accelerated Program To Help Adults Complete Bachelor’s Degrees

GRAND RAPIDS - Grand Valley State University announced Feb. 12 an accelerated program that will help adults complete their bachelor's degrees in hopes of enhancing the state's productivity. The online degree program was announced by GVSU President Philomena V. Mantella. She said the program helps working adults break down the barriers to their career success, while

By |2020-02-13T16:27:30-05:00February 13th, 2020|STEM|

Women’s Tech Group Now Sponsoring 10 All-Girl Teams In LTU’s Robofest

SOUTHFIELD - The Michigan Council of Women in Technology Foundation has increased the number of all-girl teams it is sponsoring in Robofest, a competition for student-programmed autonomous robots invented by Lawrence Technological University computer science professor C.J. Chung. The MCWTF will now sponsor 10 Robofest teams with $500 grants that the teams can use toward

By |2020-02-13T16:28:31-05:00February 12th, 2020|ESD, STEM|

Michigan Council of Women in Technology Create Scholarship Fund

SOUTHFIELD – The MCWT Wednesday announced its MCWT Scholarship Fund. The MCWT Foundation made an initial $25,000 contribution to the fund in 2019 and several of the organization’s past presidents stepped up to collectively match the starting amount. Leveraging the passion, energy and commitment of MCWT’s board and past leadership, Jane Sydlowski, 2019 MCWT president,

By |2020-02-05T19:11:56-05:00February 5th, 2020|Entrepreneur Corner, Entrepreneurs, STEM|

Access To Career-Tech In Michigan Varies By ZIP Code – The Problem

ANN ARBOR - Poor and non-white students have less access to high school career-tech programs that can lead to jobs earning middle-class wages, according to a new University of Michigan study. Across the state, 54 percent of white students enroll in at least one CTE class in high school, compared to 41 percent of African-American

By |2020-02-05T10:41:42-05:00February 5th, 2020|ESD, Featured, STEM|

Verizon Awards $100,000 Grant To Mercy Education Project For STEM Literacy

DETROIT - Verizon has awarded a $100,000 grant to the Mercy Education Project to provide digital literacy, STEM education and technology-related workforce development opportunities in under-resourced communities. This is part of Verizon’s commitment to increase digital inclusion nationwide by removing the barriers to economic prosperity and ensuring the benefits of technology are accessible to everyone.

By |2020-02-02T18:25:43-05:00January 31st, 2020|New Products / Contracts, STEM|

Michigan Growing Into US Space State With Satellite Ground Station

STERLING HEIGHTS  – The Michigan Aerospace Manufacturers Association announced the start of a location search for a command and control center to manage commercial satellite operations and provide U.S. Department of Defense support to branches like Space Force. Michigan is leading Mid-America’s space efforts by creating an ecosystem of space technology, launch facilities and now

By |2020-01-30T19:49:41-05:00January 30th, 2020|New Products / Contracts, STEM|

St. John Lutheran Of Rochester Wins Michigan Future City Regional

NOVI — A team from St. John Lutheran School in Rochester won the 2020 Michigan Regional Competition of Future City, the science and engineering event for middle school students. In the competition, hosted by The Engineering Society of Detroit, teams of sixth, seventh, and eighth graders design a city set at least 100 years in

By |2020-01-30T18:04:17-05:00January 30th, 2020|STEM|

From Students To Stewards Initiative To Improve Water Literacy For K-12 Students

LANSING - A statewide initiative to teach elementary and high school students about the Great Lakes, Michigan watersheds, and the impact people have on water resources launches today, including $50,000 in funding to integrate water literacy principles into school curricula and continuous improvement plans. The From Students to Stewards Initiative is a collaboration between the

By |2020-01-26T10:08:19-05:00January 26th, 2020|STEM|

Sibrina Collins, Executive Director of LTU’s Marburger STEM Center, Talks Summer Camps For Girls

ROYAL OAK - Lawrence Technological University offers a host of STEM summer camps and now a partnership with the Engineeing Society of Detroit to introduce young women to STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math). https://youtu.be/qSxnzvh_inM

By |2020-01-25T08:29:35-05:00January 25th, 2020|STEM|