Girls Go STEM at SUNY ADK

Girls Go STEM at SUNY ADK
Posted on 05/16/2019
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On May 15, 2019, a group of middle school girls from Salem Central School attended “Girls Go STEM” at SUNY Adirondack. The event was co-sponsored by SUNY Adirondack Continuing Education and AAUW, Adirondack Branch, and featured hands-on workshops in a variety of STEM-related disciplines.


Workshops included: Coding with Dash Robots, Desktop Environmental Investigation, Egg Drop Challenge, Exploring Aquatic Ecosystems, How to Extract DNA, Introduction to Nursing, Let's Create a Web Page, The Eyes Have It, Weather Routing Across the Atlantic, and Wetland or Not.


The day began with a welcome from Dr. Kristine Duffy, President of SUNY Adirondack, followed by keynote speaker Arlett St. Romain, who serves as Principal and Director of Environmental Due Diligence and Brownfields Investigations at The Chazen Companies.


This was an event designed for girls in the local area to attend academic enrichment opportunities, explore, and meet accomplished women in a collegiate setting.


The students in attendance were Kylie Austin, Abby Harding, Lexus Marquis, Katey Barnes, Savannah Foster, Haleigh Wilcox, Hally Grace Harper, Quinn Pirlot, Jasmyne Cary.

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