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STEM Events

On-Campus Event Highlights

2013-2014 STEM Speaker Series

USA Science +  Engineering Festival at Oakton
Sat., Apr. 26

Open Session from 10:00a to 2:30p in Room 1608 and 1610 Des Plaines

Representing companies and organizations include IEEE, Working Bikes, Civil Air Patrol, IDOT, After School Matters Robotics, American Nuclear Society, Optoelectronic Society, Society of Structural Engineers, and Society of Women Engineers

90-Minutes Hands-on Workshops from 9:00a to 12:15p, RSVP required by Apr. 21, Check-in at 8:45a Room 1610 Des Plaines

Topics include "Owl Predation," "Nutrition and Dietetics," "Alternative Energy," "Mathematics Modeling," and "Supply Chain."

Math Competition Award Ceremony
Mon., Apr. 21 from 2:00p to 3:00p in Room 1604 Des Plaines

STEM Students Symposium
Tue., May 6 from 3:00p to 5:00p in Room 1550 Des Plaines
Wed., May 7 from 2:30p to 5:00p in Room 1550 Des Plaines

Oakton students present about their findings in STEM research projects. To help us order enough refreshments, register here.

7th Annual Conference for Promoting STEM
Date: Nov. 7, 2014 at 8:30am to 5:00pm

Contact Gloria Liu at for a copy of the powerpoint presentation.

Other STEM-related activities may be found online.

Many Thanks to:

Oakton's Student Government Association who voted to support the 2013-2014 STEM Lecture Series. This will allow CP-STEM to bring STEM speakers to campus and offer hands-on workshops.

Oakton's Educational Foundation who awarded the Center for Promoting STEM a grant in 2013-2014 to provide an internship stipend to students who successfully complete STEM research course, present their findings, and spend a minimum number of hours on the project.

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Joe Kotowski
Director, Center for Promoting STEM
Professor, Mechanical Design & Mathematics
Room B231, Skokie
Gloria Liu
Coordinator & Co-Director, Center for Promoting STEM
Room 2166, Des Plaines
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