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    Students learn about Microtechnology from the Professionals at MBI

    Posted August 29th, 2013 by Emily Nicholson

    Oregon State University’s STEM Academy teamed up with the Microproducts Breakthrough Institute at the Oregon Nanoscience and Microtechnologies Institute (ONAMI) to provide an opportunity for 20 fifth- to eighth-graders to explore Microtechnology! Students worked with each other and industry professionals as they utilized their brains, built heat exchange conductors, and increased their excitement about science. In […]

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    PROMISE Internship Program

    Posted July 26th, 2012 by staff

    OSU’s Precollege Programs is lucky to participate in the PROMISE internship program. PROMISE stands for Professional and Managerial Internships in State Employment and pairs OSU juniors and seniors with paid work experience at a variety of state and local government agencies. The program, which is operated out of the OSU Office of Equity and Inclusion, lasts […]

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    Discovering the Scientist Within at OSU

    Posted February 20th, 2012 by staff

    120 middle school girls plus their parents were at OSU on Saturday for the annual “Discovering the Scientist Within” program put on by a collaborative group across campus and the community.  The event is designed to foster teenage girls interest in science and engineering in addition to connecting with parents about ways to continue encouraging […]

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    COSEY Camps & Programs Inspire and Engage Students

    Posted May 27th, 2011 by staff

    With the help of a grant from the Oregon Engineering and Technology Industry Council, Oregon State University’s Center for Outreach in Science and Engineering for Youth (COSEY) will provide summer camps infused with science & engineering curriculum. Local camps serving 5th -8th graders will include newly developed programming with a theme of sustainability, in an […]

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    Pastini Fundraiser THIS WEEK!

    Posted February 14th, 2011 by staff

    This Tuesday and Wednesday only mention Saturday Academy at Pastini’s on 9th and Garfield in Corvallis and 50% of net proceeds will support a fantastic youth outreach program.

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    An “AWSEM” Afterschool Club

    Posted February 3rd, 2011 by staff

    Saturday Academy‘s Advocates for Women in Science, Engineering and Math (AWSEM) after school program garnered press in the Gazette-Times. Members of the science sorority, Sigma Delta Omega, mentor middle school and high school girls in hands-on activities provided by departments across campus including the College of Engineering, College of Pharmacy and many others. AWSEM strives […]

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    Eating for a Good Cause!

    Posted January 21st, 2011 by staff

    Mark your calendars!  On February 15 and 16, mention Saturday Academy at Pastini’s on 9th and Garfield in Corvallis and 50% of net proceeds will support a fantastic youth outreach program.

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    ‘Tis the Season…Giving to OSU Precollege Programs

    Posted December 10th, 2010 by staff

    This winter holiday season, consider a gift to one of Oregon State University’s youth outreach programs, supporting underrepresented students with scholarships to academic enrichment, college awareness, and recreational programs. Consider these programs, among many others! Talented and Gifted Programs (Winter Wonderings, Expeditions, Adventures in Learning, Outside the Box) Kid Spirit Saturday Academy JumpstART

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    Teaching Teens Technology

    Posted September 10th, 2010 by staff

    Oregon State University’s Saturday Academy and Mike Bailey, a professor in the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, teamed up this summer to give teenage girls the chance to express their creative side at an all-girls Creativity Tech Camp. The girls learned both Google Sketch Up and Game Maker, computer programs that allow users […]

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