April 2021 Newsletter: Join Omaha STEM Ecosystem for Upcoming Events & Roundtables

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Annual Report Highlights Our Impact
The Omaha STEM Ecosystem’s 2020 Annual Report highlights our accomplishment within the sudden change from our communal workplaces and meetings to the general isolation of a virtual world. This year provided an opportunity for the Omaha STEM Ecosystem to look toward the future and strategize about how to continue to transform Omaha into a robust center of STEM excellence and innovation. READ MORE

STEM Community Platform Events
Summer programming is right around the corner. Don’t miss all the STEM program and resources available this summer. Here are some of our top picks.

Olympics Week with MCC: The summer Olympics are finally here! Discover the history and its celebration of friendship, unity and peace. Compete in many Olympic activities, design and create medals and empower yourself by finding confidence and inner strength through fitness.

Little Zoo Vets with Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium: How do we care for animals at the zoo? Find out in this camp built for kids who love to take care of animals.

Summer Space Camp with Prairie STEM: This virtual camp is great for future astronauts, engineers and scientists. Don’t let the virtual fool you – this camp is hands on and full of fun.

Check out the STEM Community Platform, www.stemplatform.org, to register for events and find summer programs. If you’re a business, organization or educator that has an upcoming event, program or resource, we encourage you to create an account and post the information on the STEM Community Platform.

Need internet?
Cox has Connect 2 Compete, which is low cost internet ($9.95) with no annual contracts, deposits or installation fees. Cox also provides a free Wi-fi modem rental. Complete the online application to confirm your eligibility at https://www.cox.com/residential/internet/connect2compete.html

2021 Roundtable Events
Building a Thriving STEM Community: Cultivating and Advancing Emergent Ideas
8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. on May 25, August 26 & October 28

Emerging from a year of disruption and uncertainty, we are optimistic and impressed by the collective efforts cultivating positive change in education and business that will influence our future. Please join us for this second series of virtual Roundtable Discussions to share experiences and develop a vision to transform ideas from the 2020 series, to solutions. Look for the invite coming soon to your inbox!

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