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Two grants give steam to STEM programs at CSUCI and across the county

Two grants give steam to STEM programs at CSUCI and across the county

CAMARILLO — Two separate programs led by CSU Channel Islands (CSUCI) have received grants to support the cause of science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM) education. The Amgen Foundation awarded $75,000 toward a program entitled “Expanding the Impact and Sustaining the Work of the VC STEM Network.” And a CSUCI summer program that introduces high school students from Oxnard...
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Through June 30 — Free STEM Training Offered to Teachers

Through June 30 — Free STEM Training Offered to Teachers

CAMARILLO — Kindergarten through 8th grade teachers in Ventura County are invited to attend a free, 4 1/2 days Summer STEM Institute June 26 through 30th. Called STEMposium, it is aimed at supporting teachers in successfully implementing the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and in integrating science and engineering instruction with math, language arts...
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CSUCI hosts STEM Innovation Challenge on March 18 for middle school girls

CSUCI hosts STEM Innovation Challenge on March 18 for middle school girls

CAMARILLO — About 60 middle school girls ages nine to 12 will race the clock to build a prototype during a STEM Innovation Challenge at CSU Channel Islands (CSUCI) on Saturday, March 18. Sponsored by the Business & Technology Partnership (B&TP), the STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) Innovation Challenge for Ventura County middle school girls is...
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U.S. Dept. of Education awards CSU Channel Islands $6 million grant to promote STEM education

U.S. Dept. of Education awards CSU Channel Islands $6 million grant to promote STEM education

CAMARILLO — CSU Channel Islands (CI) has received a grant from the U.S. Department of Education for nearly $6 million to help Hispanic and low income students gain greater access to a science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education. The grant is for $1,199,297 for the first year with plans to re-issue the same amount each...
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SBCC Receives $5.3 Million Grant to Support “Removing Barriers to STEM Success”

SBCC Receives $5.3 Million Grant to Support “Removing Barriers to STEM Success”

SANTA BARBARA — Santa Barbara City College has received a $5.3 Million federal grant to support students pursuing a career in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM). The project, “Removing Barriers to STEM Success,” will provide resources for faculty wishing to update curriculum for relevance to the changing job market. It will also pilot and...
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STEM-tastic! event on Oct. 21 open to all interested in STEM education for Ventura County students

STEM-tastic! event on Oct. 21 open to all interested in STEM education for Ventura County students

CAMARILLO — High tech hijinks paired with old time carnival tricks will underscore how much fun a science, technology, engineering, math (STEM) career can be. The inaugural “STEM-tastic!” event aimed at helping the community promote STEM learning in Ventura County will take place Friday, Oct. 21 from 4 to 6:30 p.m. at the Lundring Events...
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Sponsor the upcoming Girls in STEM/STEAM Hackathon at Cal State Channel Islands!

Sponsor the upcoming Girls in STEM/STEAM Hackathon at Cal State Channel Islands!

CAMARILLO — In honor of Earth Month, SOCIHACKS™ is partnering with the Small Business Institute of California State University Channel Islands on Saturday, April 2, 2016 to provide an interactive hackathon where 100 young girls (ages 9-12) from low income areas of Ventura County will work together in teams to develop websites and videos...
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Girls will go full STEAM ahead during second annual STEM-STEAM Hackathon on April 2

Girls will go full STEAM ahead during second annual STEM-STEAM Hackathon on April 2

CAMARILLO — An estimated 100 Ventura County girls ages 9 to 12 will collaborate with female mentors during the second annual CSU Channel Islands (CI) STEAM Hackathon on Saturday, April 2 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Through a partnership with the Small Business Institute at CI and an educational technology company called SOCIHACKS,...
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Guest commentary: STEM investment, new engineering school needed at CSU Channel Islands

Guest commentary: STEM investment, new engineering school needed at CSU Channel Islands

Editor’s note: Amigos805 welcomes guest columns, letters to the editor and other submissions from our readers. All opinions expressed in submitted material are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of Amigos805. By Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin, D-Thousand Oaks Ventura County is home to some of the most exciting and cutting edge...
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Bilingual commentary: Coding for girls

Bilingual commentary: Coding for girls

Editor’s note: Amigos805 welcomes guest columns, letters to the editor and other submissions from our readers. All opinions expressed in submitted material are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of Amigos805. By David Magallanes / Guest contributor An article in the June 19, 2014, edition of USA Today informs readers about Google’s...
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Bilingual commentary: Dooming ourselves in California? — Part II

Bilingual commentary: Dooming ourselves in California? — Part II

Editor’s note: Amigos805 welcomes guest columns, letters to the editor and other submissions from our readers. All opinions expressed in submitted material are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of Amigos805. By David Magallanes / Guest contributor The first part of this two-part series had the same title as above, though without...
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Future Leaders of America to present STEM Career Seminar on April 26

Future Leaders of America to present STEM Career Seminar on April 26

OXNARD — Future Leaders of America will be hosting a Science/Technology/Engineering/Mathematics (STEM) Career Seminar for 60 high school and junior college students from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, April 26 at the Center for Employment Training, 761 So. C St., Oxnard, the organization reported in a media release.  The purpose of the FLA...
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Students participate in STEM Conference at UCSB

Students participate in STEM Conference at UCSB

SANTA BARBARA — Women leaders in science, engineering and education shared their expertise and time with more than 200 girls in grades 6-12, parents, teachers and counselors at the recent 2012 Upper Hand to College STEM Conference, held at UCSB, organizers reported in a media release. The panel discussed ways to encourage more young women...
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