STEAM Week

February 27-29, 2024

REGISTER

Every year during STEAM week, two scholarships are awarded to students that can be used towards tuition and books at Washtnaw Community College for the Summer and/or Fall 2024.

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION


Tuesday, February 27, 2024

Time Title Virtual or Room Location

Opening

8:50 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Welcome Event Kickoff
Susan Dentel, STEM Coordinator
Scott Heister, MiSTEM
Zoom
9:00 a.m. - 9:10 a.m. bt365体育官网 Welcome Speaker
Brandon Tucker, Vice President of Instruction
Zoom
9:10 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. bt365体育官网 Welcome Speaker
Tracy Schwab, Dean Math, Science & Engineering Technologies
Zoom
9:15 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Keynote 1
Dr. Joseph Ballard, Director, MI-LSAMP and Student Access, Belonging, Engagement, and Success
Zoom

Virtual Session 1

9:40 a.m. - 10:40 a.m. Imposter Syndrome Workshop
Dr. Susan Montgomery, Academic Coach at the Engineering Center for Academic Success in the University of Michigan's College of Engineering
Zoom

Virtual Session 2

10:50 a.m. - 11:50 a.m. The Intersection of Arts, STEM and Product Development
Detroit College of Creative Studies
Zoom

Virtual Session 3

12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Plane Waves Instruments: Demonstration/Telescopes
Chris Miller, Plane Waves Team
Zoom

Virtual Session 4

1:40 p.m. - 2:10 p.m. Astrophotography
Brian Ottum, Astrophotographer
Zoom

Virtual Session 5

2:15 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Power Engineers Incorporated
Steve Kempeinen, Sr. Project Engineer at Power Eng.
Zoom

Wednesday, February 28, 2024

Time Title Virtual or Room Location

Opening

8:50 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Announcements/Introductions
Susan Dentel, STEM Coordinator
Scott Heister, MiSTEM
Garrett's, SC 132
9:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Keynote 1
Susan Westhoff, Ann Arbor Hands-On-Museum
Garrett's, SC 132
9:15 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Keynote 2
John Gilbee, Ann Arbor Police Department
Garrett's, SC 132

Campus Session 1

9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Student Poster Presentations and STEM Stories of Success Garrett's, SC 132
  Tables LA first floor atrium
12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m. Lunch for student presentors, friends and family Garrett's, SC 132

Campus Session 2

1:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Track 1: Advanced Manufacturing OE 143/145 & 151
  Track 2: Welding Tour OE 137
  Track 3: HVAC Tour OE 103 & 105
  Tables LA first floor Atrium

Campus Session 3

1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Track 1: Cybersecurity: Automotive and Beyond BE (TBD)
  Track 2: Transportation Auto Service, Autobody OE 163
  Tables LA first floor Atrium

Campus & Virtual Session 4:

2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Nursing Simulation and Tour
Ben Morhan, SIRC Lab Coordinator bt365体育官网
TI Bldg (TBD)
  Tables LA first floor Atrium
  Documentary: Upstream, DownRiver
Maureen Perault, Professional Librarian bt365体育官网
Zoom/in-person, GM118

Thursday, February 29, 2024

Time Title Virtual or Room Location

Opening

8:50 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Announcements/Introductions
Susan Dentel, STEM Coordinator
Scott Heister, MiSTEM
Zoom
9:15 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Keynote
Devon Keen, Director of Equity, Inclusion, and Outreach, Univeristy of Michigan
Zoom

Virtual Session 1

9:40 a.m. -10:40 a.m. Careers in Computer and Information Science
Sandra Lopez, DEI Outreach Coordinator, UM School of Information
Zoom

Virtual Session 2

10:50 a.m. - 11:50 a.m. STEM Career Exploration and Outlook
Maureen Perault, Professional Librarian bt365体育官网
Zoom

Virtual Session 3

12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Careers in Engineering
Sarah Snay, CSE Outreach and DEI Administrative Coordinator
Zoom

Virtual Session 4

1:40 p.m. - 2:40 p.m. STEM Careers
Couragion: an online STEM Career Exploration Session
Zoom

Digital Media Discovery

5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. A walking tour of bt365体育官网’s digital media studios and labs. Additional registration required. Visit Digital Media Discovery for more information. Bailey Library, GM First Floor

Questions


To learn more about STEM/STEAM education pathways, career options and opportunities, contact Susan Dentel, bt365体育官网 Life Sciences faculty member, by email at [email protected]

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Why Attend?

  • Learn more about STEM/STEAM education pathways, career options and opportunities
  • Hear from experts from academics and industry about their experiences working in STEM/STEAM
  • Gain perspective on what it would be like for you to work in these fields

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Who is It For?

  • High school students, teachers and community members from Hillsdale, Jackson, Lenawee, Livingston, Monroe, Washtenaw and Wayne counties
  • Washtenaw Community College students, faculty and staff
  • WTMC and YCS STEMM Middle College students, faculty and staff
  • Washtenaw County Residents

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When & Where?

  • Watch for 2024 dates

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