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Fall 2019

September

Intellectual Property Workshop

Sept. 12
8 a.m. to 4 p.m., STEM 401
Engage with intellectual property attorneys and representatives from the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Co-sponsored by the College of Sciences and Mathematics, the USPTO and the Intellectual Property Section of the State Bar of Texas, the workshop will provide information and advice on how securing trademarks and patents on innovation, inventions or creative ideas can strengthen businesses.
The cost is $10, and lunch is included. Register at sfasu.edu/ipworkshop.


Lessons in Leadership Presentation

Sept. 20
1:30 p.m., STEM 401
Learn from and interact with a STEM professional and SFA alumnus, George Bedar, LA Fitness International Chief Information Officer, as he presents “Lessons in Leadership.”


STEM Connect

Sept. 26
4 p.m., STEM 401
Come get connected with a panel of STEM professionals as they speak and answer questions about STEM careers and career preparation.


STEM Career and Internship Expo

Sept. 27
9 to 11:30 a.m., Baker Pattillo Student Center Twilight Ballroom

October

Second-Grade STEM Day

Oct. 4
The STEM Center will pilot a second-grade STEM Day in October, partnering with the Perkins College of Education. Students will rotate through multiple inquiry-based, student-centered stations designed and facilitated by elementary education students with support from the STEM Research and Learning Center.
To learn more or register, visit our K-12 Outreach page.


JacksTeach Kickoff

Oct. 14
5 to 7 p.m., Math 103
SFA’s College of Sciences and Mathematics will host a kickoff celebration as it launches JacksTeach, a STEM teacher preparation program. A replication site of the nationally recognized UTeach Institute, JacksTeach emphasizes a deep understanding of content, pedagogy, and the strong connections between theory and practice.

2020

February

High-School STEM Day

Feb. 28
This annual high school event offers a variety of hands-on STEM modules designed and facilitated by SFA faculty and staff members with support from the STEM Research and Learning Center. Students rotate through multiple modules based on areas of interest.

To learn more or register, visit our K-12 Outreach page.

March

Fourth-Grade STEM Day

March 27
The STEM Center will pilot a fourth-grade STEM Day in March, partnering with the Perkins College of Education. Students will rotate through multiple inquiry-based, student-centered stations designed and facilitated by the elementary education students with support from the STEM Research and Learning Center.

To learn more or register, visit our K-12 Outreach page.

April

Women in STEM Luncheon and Style Show

April 7
SFA’s College of Sciences and Mathematics will host the sixth annual Women in STEM Luncheon and Style Show at noon Tuesday, April 7. This is a scholarship fundraising event benefiting students committed to the advancement of women pursuing STEM degrees at SFA. Doors open at 11 a.m. for a gallery walk poster presentation highlighting STEM research accomplishments by SFA students and faculty.

For more information or to make a reservation, contact Kim Carmona at 936.468.2805 or kdcarmona@sfasu.edu.

May

Julia Robinson Mathematics Festival

May 15
Middle school students are invited to join the College of Sciences and Mathematics for SFA’s third Julia Robinson Mathematics Festival. Math students and faculty will engage with students in activities, puzzles and problems that allow for creative problem-solving in a comfortable, noncompetitive atmosphere. These popular festivals are held all over the country.

To learn more or register, visit our K-12 Outreach page.

June

iMAS Academy

June 22-26
This week of STEM events will spark interest and awareness in sixth through eighth grade students from the East Texas area and beyond. Students participate in a different science and math module each day throughout the week for approximately three hours each morning. Hands-on activities in a variety of STEM areas show students that STEM can be interesting and fun!

Registration for the Investigations in Math and Science Academy is limited to 100 students.
To learn more or register, visit our K-12 Outreach page.

July

Ladyjacks Who Code

July 27-30
The SFA Ladyjacks Who Code summer camp is a fun, engaging experience, blending both online and "unplugged" activities. Created for students entering seventh or eighth grade, this camp allows participants to develop interactive games and/or stories they can share with other students. Through collaborative learning, students will create computer programs and will develop problem-solving skills and persistence through difficult tasks.

Registration for Ladyjacks Who Code is limited to 25 students.
To learn more or register, visit our K-12 Outreach page.

August

Little STEM Jacks

Kindergarten through second grade: Aug. 3 and 4
Third through fifth grade: Aug. 6 and 7

Little STEM Jacks encourages children to get excited about science, math, engineering and technology. Kindergarten through fifth-grade students participate in hands-on activities led by SFA faculty and master teachers.

Registration for Little STEM Jacks is limited to 50 students per camp.
To learn more or register, visit our K-12 Outreach page.

Contact

STEM Research and Learning Center
936.468.5814
STEMcenter@sfasu.edu
Staff directory

Physical Address:
Cole STEM Building, Suite 406
 

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 6070 SFA Station
Nacogdoches, TX 75962-6070

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