Stevens Institute of Technology will host its third annual STEM-a-thon: Discovery, Innovation & Success for Hoboken’s 8th Grade Students on Wednesday, January 24 from 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Hoboken’s budding scientists and engineers will experience the fun and excitement of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Over 300 Grade 8 students from all nine of Hoboken’s public, private and charter schools will discover how to innovate through various hands-on, team-based STEM activities, take advantage of their high school years to position themselves for success in college, and explore STEM and other college majors.
“Stevens is proud to host its third STEM-a-thon in partnership with the Hoboken Family Alliance and Hoboken’s public, charter, religious and private schools. The event brings together 300 8th graders for a day of hands-on discovery and innovation with the goal of igniting interest in and widening perspectives of the opportunities available through a degree in science, technology, engineering and mathematics,” said Beth McGrath, chief of staff and director of government and community relations at Stevens. “The event has become a favorite of the Stevens community, and an opportunity for Stevens students to share their excitement about STEM with younger peers from the schools in Hoboken.”