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The mission of the STEM Community Platform (stemplatform.org), presented by Cox and in partnership with AIM Institute, connects youth, parents, educators and professionals to an online hub of high-quality STEM programs, resources and events in the Greater Omaha area. The website is the first of its kind in Omaha to…

December 2020 Newsletter

Building Omaha’s Future Leaders December 2020 Thank you for your support in making STEM learning a priority in Omaha! During this season, we reflect upon the good things that have occurred. . .  such as our partnership with you.  Our thoughts turn gratefully to those who have made our success…

HYBRID AND BLENDED LEARNING ENVIRONMENT: Engaging and Motivating Learners Wherever Learning is Happening!

December 3, 2020 The Omaha STEM Ecosystem, in partnership with Project Lead the Way, hosted a virtual presentation, on a key topic that many educators face – engaging and motivating learners in the blended and virtual space of classroom today.  This collaborative session provided tips and tools, on how to…

November 2020 Newsletter

Building Omaha’s Future Leaders November 2020 Telling our Story Alan Wang, Executive Director at Prairie STEM, tells his story on how the Omaha STEM Ecosystem collaborated with Prairie STEM in building a stronger STEM community by connecting education and business development for tomorrow’s workforce. Omaha STEM Ecosystem (OSE) has been…

June 2020 Newsletter

Building Omaha’s Future Leaders June 2020 STEM Professional You Should Know Making a Digital Difference: Pincurl Girls’ Texts Send Teen Girls Right Message Jen Landis inspires hundreds of girls daily across the country through her text messages to them. Landis, a graphic designer, entrepreneur and motivational speaker in Lincoln, Neb.,…

January 2020 Newsletter

 Building Omaha’s Future Leaders January 2020 A STEM Professional You Should Know In December 2019, Neyda Zavala became the program’s first intern to be hired full-time by the utility. Zavala, part of the first of three Legacy classes at OPPD, works in the Customer Care Services call center. In this…

November 2019 Newsletter

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 Building Omaha’s Future Leaders November 2019 A STEM Professional You Should Know Dr. George Grispos – Assistant Professor of Cybersecurity  at UNO Dr. George Grispos, Assistant Professor of Cybersecurity at the University of Omaha, bears a diverse background of software and information systems experience. Grispos received his MSc. In Computer…

October 2019 Newsletter

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 Building Omaha’s Future Leaders October 2019 Celebrating STEM in Omaha Meet the iEXCEL Tech Team! iEXCEL is a bold and visionary program at the University of Nebraska Medical Center purposefully designed to transform health professions education and offer unprecedented opportunities for research and development. The iEXCEL training model focuses on…

September 2019 Newsletter

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 Building Omaha’s Future Leaders September 2019 Celebrating STEM in Omaha A STEM Professional You Should Know! Derrick Nero Derrick Nero, Assistant Professor of Engineering Education at the University of Nebraska at Omaha College of Education (UNO COE), never expected to become a teacher. After graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in…

August 2019 Newsletter

 Building Omaha’s Future Leaders August 2019 Celebrating STEM in Omaha A STEM Professional You Should Know! Stephan Grot Stephan Grot, Executive Director of the creative center KANEKO, credits his unique and fulfilling career path to his simultaneous passions for STEM and art. As a child, he loved multiple mediums of…