October 2020 C-STEM Newsletter

Message from Dr. Reagan Flowers

Taking a Look at Our Biases

In the midst of one of the most trying years in recent decades, and with the election approaching, conflict and controversy continue to run high. One way we can examine any situation, including approaching how we serve all students adequately, begins by taking a look at our own personal biases.  Read the Full Article…

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One-of-a-Kind Quilt Drawing at C-STEM Holiday Social

Last month, we told you about the amazing quilt donation C-STEM received from the Gulf Coast Modern Quilt Guild in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. To support C-STEM’s programs, we will be giving our supporters the chance to win this beautiful piece in a drawing at the annual C-STEM Holiday Social. For every $100 you donate in support of our Holiday Social, you will receive one entry to win. The Dec. 14 event will take place from 5:30-9 p.m. at the office of Five Woods LLC. We also plan to offer ways to participate for those who wish to do so virtually. Watch for more details in  next month’s C-STEM newsletter.  REGISTER TO WIN!

Opportunity for STEM Higher Education Faculty

NASA John Glenn Research Center (GRC) in Cleveland, Ohio, is accepting applications from full-time, qualified STEM faculty in accredited US colleges and universities, for the summer 2021 NASA Glenn Faculty Fellowship Program (NGFFP’21), tenured at GRC. The 10-week fellowship begins Monday, June 7 and concludes on Friday, August 13. The opportunity is open to U.S. citizens in Majority and Minority Institutions. Women, under-represented and underserved faculty members, as well as, early career faculty are encouraged to apply.

The application form and instructions are readily available at 2021 NGFFP Application

Applications will be accepted through 11:59 PM on Monday, December 14.

Houston ISD Hosts Tech Talk Series

The Houston Independent School District is holding a series of lunch and learns for those interested in technology, entrepreneurship and innovation. These sessions are held virtually on Thursdays. This is great opportunity for middle school students, high schoolers and all who want to learn. The Nov. 5 session will focus on corporate innovators, and the Nov. 19 session will feature academic researchers and faculty members. Click here for more info or to register.

Blast from the Past Corner

We get the biggest joy going back down memory lane. C-STEM has touched so many lives over the 20 years we have been serving communities near and far. It is our hope that this memory places a smile on your face and in your heart. Enjoy!

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Laolu Davies Yemitan
Gayle Fallon
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Michael Harris
Renee Logans
David Medina
Antoinette Jackson
Scott Minnix
Dr. Sandra Saldana Ortega
Susan Taylor
Dr. Frazier Wilson
Syalisa Winata
Ross Peters
Dr. Robert Satcher
Charles Samuel
Miloni Shah
Cherrilyn B. Nedd
Dr. Martina Ogbonna
Dr. Letitia Franklin Ozoude

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11th Annual State of STEM Education Stakeholder Breakfast

Please join us at The Junior League of Houston from 7:30-9:00 AM