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STEM Center for Education & Outreach

The USNA STEM Center is focused on addressing an urgent national need for more young people to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. USNA faculty and midshipmen provide STEM outreach to local and national communities to engage and influence students and teachers. Some statistics from the most recent academic year include:

•  In June 2021, 800 rising 9th-11th graders attended the Summer STEM Program as a virtual camp. Extensive supply kits were mailed to students for use in conducting advanced engineering projects and science experiments led by STEM faculty and midshipmen during the live, interactive week-long program.
•  625 female students participated in Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 Girls Only STEM Days, including virtual High School Girls Only Night. Events included virtual classroom visits with seven schools and two livestream, interactive webinars for middle school girls.
•  430 teachers and informal educators attended STEM Educator Virtual Workshops, reaching thousands of students through secondary impact. New educator initiatives included the High School Immersion Workshop and a program for High School.
•  2,000 middle school students participated in the Summer Heroes Youth Program (SHYP) with midshipman mentors leading 100 virtual classroom visits as well as a livestream webinar from Fort McHenry National Monument in Baltimore, MD.

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For a complete narrative, please review the 2020-2021 The STEM Center for Education and Outreach Stewardship Report.