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STEM Mentor Training – Saturday Nov 1st, 2014, from 9 AM – Noon

October 26, 2014

Do you have a passion for Science, Technology, Engineering and/or Math (STEM)? Are you interested in supporting students to develop a passion for STEM?  If you’re currently volunteering or supporting students in STEM related programs or projects or you’re interested in learning how to get involved, this training is for you. Designed in partnership with the Technology Association of Oregon (TAO) Foundation’s Innovation Academy and Oregon Mentors -this 3 hour workshop introduces an [...]

Scholarships for Master of Arts in Teaching STEM

September 21, 2014

Pacific University in Woodburn is offering grant opportunities to STEM professionals interested in becoming STEM teachers. Are you a STEM professional, mentor/volunteer, recent college grad who may be interested in teaching? Are you a parent sending your last child to elementary school or a professional getting ready to retire but interested in teaching? Successful MAT STEM/ESOL applicants receive $22,000 National Science Foundation Pacific Noyce Scholarships, funded by a grant from the [...]

STEM Champions Wanted – Oregon Girls Collaborative Project

September 9, 2014

The Oregon Girls Collaborative Project is seeking STEM and girl advocates for our Champions Board. We think you would be a wonderful addition to the board. Please share your expertise, connections with girl-serving, STEM-related organizations and, passion for gender equity in STEM fields to move this work forward. [...]

Girl Scout Lego Robotics teams in need of coaches

August 31, 2014

Girl Scouts of Oregon and Southwest Washington is looking for volunteers to become coaches for Girl Scout Lego Robotics teams. Two teams are in need of coaches in Woodburn and one team in need of coach(es) in Portland. The Woodburn teams have their meetings on Tuesdays and Wednesdays (one group meets on Tuesday, one on Wednesday) around 5:00pm.  One of the troops gets together at Lincoln Elementary School and the other troop at Nuevo Amancer complex apartment. The Portland team will meet at [...]

Oregon Girls Collaborative Project, Monday September 15th from 9am – 3pm

August 29, 2014

The Oregon Girls Collaborative Project Conference is an initiative that provides better ways to connect girls with STEM. If you are interested in knowing more about advancing girls in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, join us as we work to build a network that supports girls in STEM. [...]

Geek Squad Academy @ PSU August 9-10, 2014 from 9am – 4pm

August 8, 2014

The Maseeh College of Engineering and Computer Science at Portland State University and MESA are proud to offer the Geek Squad Academy @ PSU August 9-10, 2014 from 9am – 4pm. Geek Squad Academy is a weekend long, hands-on learning program that provides local youth an opportunity to engage in the design and implementation of technology, sponsored by Best Buy. Best Buy employees and Maseeh College students and faculty will partner teach students about the latest technology in a fun, [...]

TECH Talks Inaugural Event Huge Success

July 20, 2014

Oregon Tech’s inaugural TECH Talks symposium, held on July 19th at Oregon Tech in Wilsonviile, was a huge success. Led by Seth Francis, a 2014 Oregon Tech graduate with a degree in Renewable Energy Engineering, the event brought together speakers from the fields on Technology, Engineering, Creativity, and Health (T.E.C.H.) with students from throughout the region to discuss current innovations while looking ahead to the vision of T.E.C.H. in the year 2020. [slideshow_deploy [...]

Women in Aviation Day – Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum , Saturday, June 21, 2014

June 21, 2014

Since the Wright Brothers took flight in 1903, women have made a significant contribution to aviation. Come hear from women in the aviation industry; some are professional pilots for airlines, industry and government; they are pilots who teach and pilots who fly for pleasure; and they are aviation technicians and mechanics. But first and foremost, they are women who love to fly! [...]
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