Tags Archives: STEM

Future engineers race in Duncan.

DUNCAN, Oklahoma – The annual Duncan Area Youth Engineering Contest hosted by Duncan Area Economic Development Foundation (DAEDF) for 7-12th grade students in the Red River Technology Center school district will take place on Monday, November 14 in ...

Community colleges see increase in STEM enrollment.

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – Two-year colleges are seeing a steady increase in enrollment in science, technology, engineering and math programs, The Journal Record reports. This year, more than 1,000 students enrolled in STEM programs at Oklahoma State Univer ...

Robotics skills take Tahlequah kids to the White House.

TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — Four 12- and 13-year-old schoolchildren from Tahlequah are headed to the White House to show the President the robot they built. The Woodall Public Schools’s Cybercats Robotics Team is competing today at the White House Scienc ...

Program elevating STEM education in Oklahoma.

OKLAHOMA CITY – A group of 40 STEM teachers from around the state will begin the OKMath/OKSci Leadership Program in November. Sponsored by the Oklahoma State Department of Education, the goal of the program is to advance science and mathematics educ ...

techJOYnT opens Edmond Academy with kids carnival.

EDMOND, Okla. — techJOYnT has announced that its new Edmond Stem Academy is opening at 180 W 15th St., Suite 100. To celebrate the grand opening, all families and friends are invited to the techJOYnT kids carnival, 10 a.m – 3 p.m., Saturday, ...

New STEM communities will help students learn to earn.

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. — Oklahoma’s students are getting better prepared for jobs in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics — STEM — thanks to legislation passed during the 2014 legislative session. Senate Bill 1181, whic ...

Young Entrepreneur Academies scheduled in Enid.

ENID, Okla. — Young Entrepreneur Academy is an exciting day when students can focus on what it takes to bring an idea to life, have the chance to learn about starting a business and develop an entrepreneurial mindset. Three middle school/junior high ses ...

Robots rock ‘n roam in Oklahoma City.

OKLAHOMA CITY — The FIRST Robotics Competition transformed Oklahoma City’s Cox Convention Center into a robot wonderland for two days recently as 61 teams were pitted against each other. Participants in the regional competition came from Arkansas ...

A STEM state of mind with OSSM’s Frank Wang.

OKLAHOMA CITY — When a young boy from the Philippines was abandoned in Oklahoma, he sought refuge at the Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics (OSSM). Described by his family as worthless, that boy went on to become a prominent orthopedic surgeon, ...

FIRST Robotics Global competition begins.

STILLWATER, Okla. — More than 800 Oklahoma high school students and mentors participated in the FIRST Robotics Global Kickoff. The students will build robots to compete against teams in 114 cities worldwide, giving them the opportunity to excel in STEM ...