Xplore STEM event to feature NASA Intern, ASU Researcher, and Technology NPO Founder

Wednesday, February 19, 2020
STEM students

Scottsdale Community College (SCC) will host the Xplore STEM Open House 2020 on Friday, Feb. 28 from 11:00 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the campuses Science Lecture Building (SL).

Knowledge and education in the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields of interest has become a movement in the United States and building students' skills, content knowledge, and fluency in STEM curricula is essential to the progression and success of our nation.

The Xplore STEM event will showcase educational pathways in the STEM professions. Those participating will be able to meet faculty, tour the Center for Native and Urban Wildlife Toad Hall, learn about programs at SCC and transfer options to state academies such as Arizona State University, Midwestern University, Northern Arizona University and the University of Arizona Medical School.

Everyone should have access to a quality learning environment and guest speakers will share how they were able to scale the industry and become successful.

The afternoon will feature a discussion forum including four industry specialists:

  • Brenda Powell, Founder of Laptops 4 Learning
  • Pablo Guimera Coll, ASU Defect Laboratory Researcher
  • Jessi Roacha, Jensen Aircraft Control (JASC) Test Engineer
  • Jay Connolly SCC student and NASA Langley Research Center Intern

In support of the U.S Department of Education’s initiative to provide robust programs in STEM education and leadership, SCC prioritizes STEM degrees and certificates preparing the community for careers utilizing creative thinking skills to solve problems and the ability to explore new territories.

SCC offers programs in coding, astronomy, biology, chemistry, computer science, engineering, equine science, geography, geology, mathematics, nursing, and physics.

For more information and to RSVP, visit Xplore STEM.