Expanding Your Horizons

Volunteers needed for K-12 field trip

Posted by on September 28, 2023

The Kummer Center for STEM Education will host 500 middle school students on campus for an immersive STEM experience at the Expanding your Horizons conference Friday, Oct. 13. Volunteers are needed to lead groups around campus, keeping to an activity schedule.

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Workshops, volunteers needed for Expanding your Horizons

Posted by on August 16, 2023

The Kummer Center for STEM Education will bring back Expanding your Horizons Friday, Oct. 13. The event brings middle school girls to campus to show them the important role and opportunities for women in STEM.

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Volunteers needed for girls’ conference

Posted by on September 8, 2022

Women volunteers are urgently needed to serve as campus guides for hundreds of attendees of the 21st annual Expanding Your Horizons (EYH) conference Friday, Sept. 23, at Missouri S&T.

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Donate swag for STEM girls’ conference

Posted by on September 8, 2022

The Kummer Center for STEM Education is accepting departmental donations as part of Expanding Your Horizons closing ceremonies. Random door prizes will be given to participating students, who come from across Missouri.

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Workshops, female volunteers and donations needed for girls’ STEM conference

Posted by on August 22, 2022

The Kummer Center for STEM Education is recruiting faculty to host STEM workshops, female staff or student volunteers and departmental donations for the 21st Annual Expanding Your Horizons (EYH) conference. The conference will be held Friday, Sept. 23, at Missouri S&T.

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Workshops needed for fall STEM girls’ conference

Posted by on April 14, 2022

The Kummer Center for STEM Education is looking for engaging hands-on workshop activities, performed on a seventh and eighth grade level, that will inspire and encourage girls to think about STEM education and careers.

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Staff Spotlight: Michelle Wiginton-Pipes

Posted by on June 10, 2020

Michelle Wiginton-Pipes is a fifth-generation Rolla resident. “I have many, many engineers in my family tree,” she says. “When we were young, we heard stories of ‘when I was in college’ from family, so I was raised thinking that going to college and working at S&T is just what you did,” she says.

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Guides needed for STEM girls’ conference

Posted by on October 14, 2019

Women are needed to volunteer as group guides for attendees of the 20th annual Expanding Your Horizons conference, which will be held Friday, Nov. 15, at S&T. The conference introduces seventh- and eighth-grade girls to careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields. Please sign up to volunteer as a guide by Friday, Oct. 18.

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Workshops, guides, donations needed for STEM girls’ conference

Posted by on September 30, 2019

The 20th annual Expanding Your Horizons conference for seventh- and eighth-grade girls will be held Friday, Nov. 15, at S&T. Organizers are seeking:

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Hundreds of visitors coming to campus tomorrow

Posted by on October 4, 2018

Approximately 500 girls in seventh and eighth grades who are interested in math and science will come to campus tomorrow (Friday, Oct. 5) for a STEM day of learning fun, named Expanding Your Horizons. Several school busses will load and unload students near the 11th St. and Main St. entrance to Leach Theatre 7:45-9:45 a.m. and 2:15-3:15 p.m.

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