Tag: Courtney Jones

FIRST Tech Challenge returns to Missouri University of Science and Technology March 2

Posted by on February 28, 2024

Learning takes center stage – or the gymnasium floor, in this case – starting at 11:30 a.m.  Saturday, March 2, when FIRST Tech Challenge returns to Missouri University of Science and Technology for its Missouri/Kansas championship. The acronym FIRST stands for for inspiration and recognition of science and technology.

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Registration now open for 2024 summer camps at Missouri S&T

Posted by on December 18, 2023

Registration for Missouri S&T’s 2024 camp season is now open. Alongside several new camps, long-time favorites such as robotics, explosives and introduction to engineering are also open for registration.

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Missouri S&T hosts more than 1,100 Missouri students for STEM Day celebration

Posted by on November 15, 2023

Interactive science experiments, the opportunity to blow up a trashcan and hands-on tours of a foundry and glass lab were just a few of the experiences available to students who participated in Missouri S&T’s celebration of National STEM Day. The Nov. 8 event was attended by more than 1,100 students in grades 6-12  from 27 […]

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Missouri S&T hosts high school students from St. Louis area for STEM camp

Posted by on July 10, 2023

A group of over 20 high school students primarily from the St. Louis area recently lived on the Missouri University of Science and Technology campus for multiple days for the university’s Minority Introduction to STEM (Mi-STEM) camp.

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Missouri S&T seeks K-12 teachers to present at regional STEM conference, July 31-Aug. 1

Posted by on June 29, 2023

The Kummer Center for STEM Education at Missouri University of Science and Technology is seeking K-12 STEM teachers, educational partners and others with expertise in K-12 STEM education to deliver one-hour presentations at its upcoming Regional STEM Conference, Monday, July 31, and Tuesday, Aug. 1 on the S&T campus in Rolla.

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Registration open for this year’s summer camps at Missouri S&T

Posted by on February 7, 2023

With the opening of registration for Missouri S&T’s summer camps, the 2023 camp season is officially underway in Rolla with more opportunities to meet growing demand from elementary, middle school and high school students. Details and registration information can be found at  summer.mst.edu. Favorites such as explosives and robotics camps return; new offerings include amusement park design and “Is it alive?” camps.

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S&T names director of new Kummer Center for STEM Education

Posted by on July 21, 2021

Courtney Jones, a former high school principal in Arkansas and most recently an educator in Jefferson City, Missouri, has been appointed as the founding director of the Kummer Center for STEM Education at Missouri S&T.

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