CoST Annual SciTech Week 2021

03/15/2021 - 03/19/2021
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Young Scientists & Technologists Day
March 15 10 a.m.-1p.m.
Target Group: High School Students
Event description: This day is set aside for high school students from all around to interact with STEM faculty in discussion and with demonstrations to expose them to the wonders of the STEM world. 

Career and Graduate School Expo
March 16 12-3 p.m.
Target Group: CoST Undergraduate & Graduate Students via Handshake

Opening Reception & Innovation Challenge
March 16
 5-7:30 p.m. 
Target Group: CoST Undergraduate & Graduate Students
Event Description: The opening reception is the official introduction to SciTech Week. The innovation challenge encourages students to form groups and come up with an innovative design or plan STEM-related activities that can be effective in today's climate. There will be 1st, 2nd and 3rd place prizes. 

Explore IT Day: Imagining Your Possibilities in Technology
March 17
High School Sessions 9 a.m. - 1:40 p.m.
Senior Projects 2-3 p.m.
Company Breakout Sessions 3-5 p.m.
Interviews, resume critique, sessions, branding and more

Inspiring Minds Seminar: Is It Really a Man's World? Navigating being a Black Male in STEM
March 17 4-5:30 p.m. 
Target Group: High School Males, CoST Undergraduate & Graduate Males + Male Faculty via Zoom
Event Description: This is a platform for Black male role models to engage in open discussion with young Black males, sharing experiences that can help navigate being a Black man in STEM.

2021 Student Professional Development Conference
March 18
 9:45 a.m.-5 p.m. 
Event Description: 
"From the Classroom to Boardroom Pt. 2: Your Net, Net Worth, & Network" 
Interviews, resume critique, sessions, branding and more

Women in Science & Technology Day
March 19 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 
*9:30-11 a.m. Hands-on Interactive Science & Technology Activities
*11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Keynote Speaker Address and Panel Discussion
Target Group: Middle & High School Female Students
Event Description: STEM faculty and invited guests will interact and inspire high school female students.

Breaking Glass Ceilings and Overcoming Barriers
March 19 2-6 p.m.
Target Group: Undergraduate & Graduate Females
Event Description: Female STEM students will engage STEM faculty and invited guests to gain information and strategies on how to thrive as a women in STEM.