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Scholarship Opportunities Available to Aspiring Trades Workers

May 26, 2017

Intern Solutions connects students and other young adults with job solutions every day, and lately, a fantastic trend has shown more and more people are opting for a trade rather than a white collar career. The team at Intern Solutions could not be more thrilled about that! Not only do those careers fulfill a passion for their employees, but they are and always will be in high demand. This is a campaign to share scholarship opportunities available to aspiring trade workers. The application [...]

PDX Cyber Camp 2017 – Sponsored by PacStar

May 11, 2017

“Cybersecurity is one of today’s hottest technical fields, with some experts forecasting a shortage of up to 1 million of trained professionals in the coming years. Careers in cybersecurity can be incredibly rewarding, high paying, and are in demand worldwide in just about every industry. The camp’s goal is to provide motivated high school students with a hands-on, introductory experience to cybersecurity principles, including hands-on implementation of cybersecurity policies and [...]

Free Family Fun Day on the Farm + Plant Sale, June 3rd

May 9, 2017

Come down to the farm for a FREE afternoon celebrating family, food and playing outdoors!! Schoolyard Farms and Ecology in Classrooms & Outdoors (ECO) are hosting the 2nd annual Family Fun Day on the Farm at the Candy Lane Elementary Farm and we would love for you to join us. There will be games, crafts, food, farm tours, raffle prizes and lots of fun! This event is open to the public, all are welcome. Free entertainment will include: Farm games + crafts with Schoolyard Farms Native Plant [...]

STEM Week Oregon, May 1st – May 7th 2017

April 13, 2017

May 1st through the 7th is STEM Week Oregon 2017, a state-wide movement to raise awareness, celebrate and engage in activities involving science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Register Today Celebrate STEM: Quality STEM education is critical for our students’ academic and professional success. Engaging students, families, and community members in STEM related activities will help promote the importance — and fun — of STEM! Listen to Neil deGrasse Tyson speak eloquently about [...]

LiftOff 2017- Texas Space Grant Consortium

February 6, 2017

PROGRAM ANNOUNCEMENT Beginning in the summer of 1990, the NASA’s Texas Space Grant Consortium initiated week long professional development training for teachers. This aerospace workshop, called LiftOff, emphasizes science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) learning experiences by incorporating a space science theme supported by NASA missions. Teacher participants are provided with information and experiences through speakers, hands-on activities and field investigations that [...]

Summer Aerospace Camp

February 6, 2017

An Overnight Residential Camp @ Central Washington University Dates: August 6th – 11th, 2017 Ages: 14-15 Cost: FREE Click Here To Apply Who is eligible? We are looking for college-bound students entering the 10th grade (or 14-15 years old) with interest in science, engineering, and math.  We will consider all applicants, but preference will be given to low-income or underrepresented minorities.  How much does the camp cost? The camp is free including materials, overnight [...]

Salmon Bowl Team Registration Ends Jan 11

December 15, 2016

Call for Teams Science Educators: Register your bright and enthusiastic high school students today for the 20th Annual Salmon Bowl competition. Prizes include trips, scholarships, and a chance to move onto the national competition which will also be hosted by Oregon State University this year!  Financial assistance is available to aid in travel and lodging. What is Salmon Bowl? The National Oceanic Sciences Bowl (NOSB) is a nationally recognized and highly acclaimed high school academic marine [...]

Engineering Extravaganza Workshops – Everything Old is New Again!

September 25, 2016

Exciting Fall Engineering Activities for Students Grades 1 – 8! Attention all potential engineers! Do you love to create? Are you interested in designing and building things that work and move? These workshops will feature rubber band energy, motorized go-carts, the power of momentum, the concept of rotational motion – plus a whole lot more! Students, please come out for a combination of classic and new engineering activities at Bolton Primary School in West Linn, October 12-15, [...]

PSU Cleantech Challenge Demo Day 9/7

August 12, 2016

We invite you to join us for PSU Cleantech Challenge Demo Day When: Wednesday, September 7, 2016 from 12:30 PM to 5:30 PM (PDT) Where: OMSI Empirical Theater – 1945 SE Water Ave, Portland, OR 97214 This year will feature presentations from the PSU Cleantech Challenge finalists from all over Oregon representing seven Oregon College/Universities. We’ll also take a look back at four years of PSU Cleantech Challenge and the amazing startups with whom we have had the pleasure to work. This event [...]


June 13, 2016

The Center for Gender Equity’s Girls Engineering Camp will provide girls, ages 8 to 12, an opportunity to learn some basics of engineering. The girls will work with the staff of CGE and ChickTech, a Portland-based organization that offers hands-on workshops, mentoring and community encouragement to help young women build confidence and recognize and celebrate their individual potential. Participants will explore soft circuits and robotics. Each day the girls will be involved in a variety of [...]
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