Announcements

OSE May 2022 Newsletter: Making Connections in the Omaha STEM Community

May 2022 Newsletter  Making Connections in the Omaha STEM Community Friend of Science Award Winner Congratulations to Julie Sigmon, OSE Director, and Chris Schaben, Curriculum and Instruction support at OPS, for being honored as a 2022 Friend of Science Award Winner by the Board of the Nebraska Academy of Sciences….

April 2022 Newsletter: Building Connections, Collaborations, and Communication

April 2022 Newsletter  Building Connections, Collaborations and Communication STEM Community Connect Thank you to everyone that attended the OSE Community Connect: STEM Happy Hour on April 5th. There were 65 attendees at the event spanning all sectors including business, education, nonprofit, government and community organizations. This event focused on creating connections, communication…

STEM Happy Hour Event Seeks to Bridge the Gap in Omaha’s STEM Workforce, Julie Sigmon Explains

KIOS Radio Interview, March 2022 The Omaha STEM Ecosystem is hosting Omaha STEM Community Connect: STEM Happy Hour, a free networking event at the Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium Conference Center on April 5 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. to help grow and connect the region’s STEM workforce to ensure the Greater…

March 2022 Newsletter: Building a Vibrant STEM Community

March 2022 Newsletter  Building a Vibrant STEM Community OSE Annual Survey Thank you so much for your engagement with the Omaha STEM Ecosystem and our partners throughout the past year. We are partnering with Parlay Consulting Firm to collect your vital feedback as we continue to facilitate connections, collaborations, and…

February 2022 Newsletter: Leveraging Education and Business to Close the Talent Gap

February 2022 Newsletter  Leveraging Education and Business to Close the Talent Gap     Summer’s Coming, Are you Ready?   Summer is quickly approaching which means its time to get ready for summer camps and internships. Summer programs and internships are vital educational tools to engage students in STEM learning….

January 2022 Newsletter: Making 2022 the Best Year for STEM

Making 2022 the Best Year for STEM Happy New Year! In 2022 as we look for STEM influencers, we would like to thank all of our founders for helping us to provide high quality programs to Omaha youth. We would not be where we are today without the continued support…

Annual Impact Report 2021

It was a busy year for the Omaha STEM Ecosystem. See what we’ve been up to this past year with our Annual Impact Report: STEM Annual Report 2017_Final_spreads (2)

November 2021 Newsletter: Building a STEM Community Through Communication, Collaboration and Connection

Building a STEM community Through Communication, Collaboration and Connection Thank You for Attending the Last Virtual Roundtable Discussion As we close this series of Roundtable discussions for 2021, we thank everyone that participated in the discussions.  Each of these Roundtable events allowed our community members an opportunity to build a…

OSE Success Evaluation Report White Paper

Theory of Success Created for Omaha STEM Ecosystem August 2021 By Garret Higginbotham and Heather Daubert Through our partnership with University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO), we get the opportunity to work with many students. This semester we had the honor to work with two Doctoral students from UNO, Garret…

STEM Community Platform Adds Internship Feature to Help Prepare Students for In-Demand Careers Left Unfilled in Nebraska

Omaha, Neb. (Nov. 3, 2021) – Millions of STEM jobs go unfilled each year due to an ongoing nationwide shortage of STEM professionals. The shortage also hits home in Nebraska. National STEM Day on November 8 highlights the importance of creating accessible STEM opportunities for all, especially populations currently underrepresented…