Kummer Center for STEM Education

Spark curiosity by helping with May 14 outreach event

Posted by on April 15, 2024

The Kummer Center for STEM Education will host approximately 800 elementary students on campus on Tuesday, May 14, for an outreach event named “May the 14th Be With You.” The purpose of this outreach event is to ignite young minds to the possibilities of STEM and bring students to S&T for their first college visit. 

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Ignite curiosity: Activities needed for youth event

Posted by on April 10, 2024

On Tuesday, May 14, the Kummer Center for STEM Education will host approximately 800 elementary students on campus to engage in STEM-related activities. Students begin to imagine their future careers as early as elementary school, and we want those thoughts to be sparked by STEM. 

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S&T offers 29 summer camps in 2024

Posted by on January 29, 2024

The Kummer Center for STEM Education is hosting 29 summer camps this June and July.  

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STEM Center to host over 600 students for Engineering Week

Posted by on January 22, 2024

The Kummer Center for STEM Education is hosting more than 600 middle and high school students from local K-12 schools on Thursday, Feb. 22, to celebrate Engineering Week. This day is designed to highlight all aspects of engineering offered at S&T.

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Help needed for S&T STEM Day

Posted by on October 26, 2023

The Kummer Center for STEM Education is hosting over 1,300 middle- and high-school students on campus on Wednesday, Nov. 8, for our largest on-campus event to date.

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Activities, volunteers needed for National STEM Day

Posted by on September 13, 2023

The Kummer Center for STEM Education brings roughly 1,000 middle and high school students to S&T for National STEM Day, Wednesday, Nov. 8. The center’s mission is to ignite the STEM spark in these students and show them what a future as a STEM professional could mean for them.

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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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Learn how Leland Melvin went from the end zone to outer space

Posted by on July 26, 2023

The Kummer Center for STEM Education invites you to the opening session of S&T’s Regional STEM Conference at 11 a.m. Monday, July 31. Leland Melvin, astronaut and renowned speaker, will share his story about the challenges he’s accepted and the opportunities he’s seized that led him from the NFL to the International Space Station.

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Missouri S&T rolls out the STEM Mobile

Posted by on May 4, 2023

The Kummer Center for STEM Education team celebrated this morning its new STEM Mobile with a ribbon-cutting ceremony hosted by the Rolla Area Chamber of Commerce at the Carney Puck and Plaza. Children and teachers visiting from area schools posed for photos with the van before exploring the center’s inflatable planetarium on the Puck.  

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Volunteers needed for ‘May the 4th be with you’ event

Posted by on May 1, 2023

The Kummer Center for STEM Education is hosting students in kindergarten through fifth grade on campus for a space-themed STEM field trip. Around 350 people will visit campus this day, and volunteers are needed to help lead groups from activity to activity. If you can help, please fill out this online form.

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