Gerald O. Thompkins, BS'70, MS'77, was born in Harlem but grew up in Indianapolis. He earned his Bachelor of Science and Master of Science from the Indiana University School of Education, and his Ph.D. from Michigan State University. Thompkins is the recently appointed director of the STEM Research and Education Center for Kent State.
Fifth-graders at Highland Elementary School got a close-up look at a 3D printer in a presentation held in the cafeteria on Tuesday, March 4. SUNY Ulster assistant professor Sal Ligotino, who coordinates the college’s industrial and surveying technology programs, visited the elementary school to share his expertise with the youngsters.
Roebuck Elementary School is one of two schools statewide to pilot a program that seeks to get students interested in careers in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math. Project Lead the Way, a program emphasizing STEM curriculum expansions, is being piloted in 43 elementary schools across 23 states. It also is available in middle and high schools across the country.
CEDAR FALLS -- The Governor’s STEM Advisory Council has approved 10 science, technology, engineering and mathematics education programs for ...