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Archives for December 2014

Student Spotlight: Taking Leadership with the Velocity Program

Educating and encouraging our youth to become leaders is an important step towards fulfilling our mission of providing educational opportunities that lead to college and career success for our citizens. At Skillpoint Alliance, we provide various programs that help students experience the innovation of STEM related careers and education that are essential to competing in today's competitive job market. Our velocity program in particular, provides high school students with over 120 hours of Continue Reading >

Inspiring Young Scientists: The Austin Energy Regional Science Festival

Coming up in the new year, the Austin Science Education Foundation will be hosting the Austin Energy Regional Science Festival during the weekend of February 18th through the 21st at the Palmer Events Center. The festival will give middle school and high school students from Central Texas the opportunity to present their projects in subjects such as Life Sciences, Physical Sciences, Math, and Engineering. These projects will be evaluated by volunteer judges who share the students’ passion for Continue Reading >