Home Campus Directory | A-Z Index

Campus hosts STEM Conference

2/6/2009 —

Penn State Beaver hosted the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Conference which drew more than 100 participants from the community and educational and professional fields. The conference was designed to inform participants about the increasing demand for skilled workers in the sciences in leading industries. Attendees were shown how industry sectors, particularly manufacturing and energy, are undergoing huge changes that require heightened knowledge and training in advanced technologies. In addition, participants were able to network to develop workplace learning partnerships, opportunities, and internships.

In addition to Beaver campus, the conference was also supported by the Beaver County Chamber of Commerce, Community College of Beaver County, Beaver County Corporation for Economic Development, Job Training for Beaver County, Inc., Office of Vocational Rehabilitation, PA CareerLink Beaver County, Southwest Corner Workforce Investment Board, Southwest Training Services, Inc., and Value Ambridge Properties, Inc.

For more information about STEM, contact the Beaver campus Office of Continuing Education at 724-773-3700 or dlb31@psu.edu.

Email this story to a friend Facebook Twitter