Opening Ceremony, Agriculture and STEM Summit, October 31st, Maryland State Fairgrounds
USDA’s Agriculture Research Service is sponsoring the Festival’s Opening Ceremony. Most people don’t realize how dependent Agriculture is on STEM. The Summit will include two discussion panels and activity tables to show the connection between agriculture and STEM to area Middle School Students.
African American STEM Awareness Event/Day, November 4th, Wilde Lake Middle School, 10 am- 1 pm
This event will show students of African American Community that there are many STEM Professionals from their Community. It will bring together African American STEM Professionals from around the area to provide inspiration and role models to the students. We will also be bring elements of African American culture such as dance and music to make the event more welcoming to the attendees. This event has the strong support of the Maryland NAACP.
Hispanic STEM Awareness Event/Day, November 4th Wilde Lake Middle School, Columbia Maryland, 2pm -5 pm
This event will show students of Hispanic Heritage that there are many STEM Professionals from their Community. It will bring together Hispanic STEM Professionals from around the area to provide inspiration and role models to the students. We will also be bring elements of Hispanic culture such as dance and music to make the event more welcoming to the attendees. The Maryland Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is the Event Sponsor.
Blue Collar STEM Conference-November 6th, B & O Railroad Museum
STEM jobs are more than just engineers and research scientists. This event will focus on STEM jobs/careers that don’t require a four-year college degree. This will be one of the (possibly the) first Conferences on this topic and will bring National Spotlight to Maryland as a leader in this issue. Major General Cedric T. Wins, RDECOM, and David Etzwiller, President, Siemens Foundation are the keynote speakers. There is no fee to attendance fee, but we ask that our register. More information and registration at here,
Sports and STEM Expo, November 10th, Morgan State University
Like Sports, but hate STEM? Sports are just applied STEM! This event is to raise awareness of how Sports don’t exist without STEM. Among the organizations that are involved in this event are UnderArmour, Comcast Sports Network, and NASA. We are expecting over 1,000 Baltimore City Students. to participate activities demonstrating the connection between STEM and Sports.