Altamont’s Sydney Nielson Scores CenturyLink STEM Excellence Award

Katherine KireievSTEM Awards, STEM in Utah

Altamont High School 8th grader and CenturyLink STEM Excellence honoree Sydney Nielson (above, center) is as much a STEM star as she is a stellar scholar and student mentor. A straight-A student her entire academic career, Sydney is exceptional in many areas, but her passion for STEM truly stands out—especially against the backdrop of her small, rural community. Sydney was … Read More

Utah STEM Foundation Rolls Out 1st Girls Who Code Entrepreneurship Challenge

Katherine KireievSTEM Awards, STEM in Utah, STEM Partners

Are you an innovator? Do you have what it takes to change your community? The Utah STEM Action Center’s nonprofit, The Utah STEM Foundation, is excited to announce the 1st STEM Entrepreneurship Challenge benefitting Girls Who Code (GWC) clubs in Utah.  This is a great opportunity for GWC Clubs to be awarded grants towards STEM Scholarships, funding towards equipment, or … Read More

BambooHR Gives $10K to Grow STEM

Katherine KireievSTEM in Utah, STEM Partners

Utah-rooted BambooHR marked its 10-year growth by giving the Utah STEM Foundation $10,000 this week. The company’s ’10 for 10!’ anniversary initiative benefitted 10 local and national organizations. Additional Utah recipients include: The Road Home Utah Food Bank Utah Domestic Violence Coalition Huntsman Cancer Foundation UVU Women’s Success Center Nami Utah   “All of these organizations address needs in the world … Read More

Boeing Grants $75K to launch ‘Utah STEM Collective Impact’ study

Katherine KireievSTEM in Utah, STEM Partners

World’s largest aerospace company awards funding to support the Utah STEM Action Center’s analysis of statewide STEM education efforts SALT LAKE CITY —Boeing has announced that it is granting the Utah STEM Foundation $75,000 to support the Utah STEM Action Center (STEM AC) in launching the “Utah STEM Collective Impact” study. “We are ecstatic about Boeing’s level of commitment to STEM education … Read More

American Fork High School Senior Jason Roberts Receives CenturyLink STEM Excellence Award

Katherine KireievSTEM Awards, STEM in Utah

Jason Roberts (center) accepts the CenturyLink STEM Excellence Award, alongside his father Jeremy Roberts (left), presented by CenturyLink official Kelly Hazard (right) at the Nov. 21, 2018, Utah Jazz game in Salt Lake City’s Vivint Smart Home Arena. (Photo by Melissa Majchrzak/NBAE via Getty Images) American Fork High School senior Jason Roberts—this season’s first CenturyLink STEM Excellence Award recipient—is a … Read More

4th Annual STEM Fest a Roaring Success

Katherine KireievSTEM in Utah

In Utah, a visit to a Jazz game or our state colleges’ stadiums is proof positive that we get fired up over local superstars – and that we know how to make noise. STEM Fest’s 4th annual showcase of standout Utah STEM companies on October 23 – 24 underscored our propensity for being loud and proud. There’s nothing like a … Read More