Nearly 50 seventh- and eighth-grade female students attended Wabtec Girls With STEAM at Penn State Behrend in late June. The program is a weeklong science, technology, engineering and math camp where attendees are paired with female mentors from Wabtec Corp. Other women — Wabtec engineers and faculty members from Penn State Behrend — lead classroom and lab sessions.
More than 50 students from Warren County School District attended the inaugural Inspiring Bright Futures program May 22 at Penn State Behrend. The program brings high school students from rural populations to the college, so they can experience a higher education setting and participate in STEM workshops.
A total of 215 seventh-and eighth-grade girls from 32 school districts attended Math Options Career Day, held May 7 at Penn State Behrend. The daylong program, now in its 23rd year, is designed to introduce young girls to careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics — fields that generally are dominated by men.
Registration is now underway for College for Kids, Penn State Behrend's summer youth program. More than 100 half- and full-day courses are being offered, including several of the program’s most popular classes, including rocketry, robotics, video game design, roller coaster physics and stop-motion video animation.
Held Dec. 11 at Penn State Behrend, the 13th annual PLASTCAR competition is the culmination of a semester-long project between Rolling Ridge and Diehl elementary school fifth- and sixth-graders and students from Behrend’s Plastics Engineering Technology and Psychology programs.
A total of 55 seventh-graders from the Youngsville School District attended 21st Century Kids, held Friday, Oct. 19, at Penn State Behrend. The program brings youth from rural populations to the college, allowing them to experience a college setting and participate in hands-on STEM workshops taught by Penn State Behrend faculty members and leaders from local STEM-focused businesses.
Nearly 30 students were enrolled in the “Engineer and Build Your Dream Home” class, held as part of Penn State Behrend’s College for Kids program. More than 100 courses were offered this summer as part of the youth outreach program, which celebrates its 25th anniversary this year.
More than 200 seventh-and eighth-grade girls attended Math Options Career Day, held May 8 at Penn State Behrend. The daylong program, now in its 22nd year, was designed to introduce young girls to careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics — fields that generally are dominated by men.
Science Storytime is a monthly program at Penn State Behrend where young learners are exposed to science-based topics through story reading, hands-on activities, and space shows held in the college’s Yahn Planetarium.
The 21st annual Math Options Career Day was held at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, on May 9. The daylong program was designed to expose young girls to careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics — fields that generally are dominated by men.