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OWENS COMMUNITY COLLEGE HELPS ENGAGE GIRLS IN STEM CAREERS

Posted Jan 27th, 2014 by Jared Meade  Category: Community Interest

 

WHAT:
Woman make up almost 50 percent of the labor force but only 26 percent of careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). In an effort to help raise awareness regarding woman in STEM careers, Owens Community College will host the Girl Scouts of Western Ohio for a one day program to help young girls understand their options. The girls will be designing and building STEM related projects such as catapults and coaster cars.

WHERE:
Owens Community College
30335 Oregon Road
Perrysburg
AVCC 121-128

WHEN:
Saturday, Jan. 25
9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Media are welcome to attend 10 a.m. – Noon for interviews.

FOR MORE INFORMATION:
Please contact Allison Kwasniak at 567-225-3598 or by email at allisonkwasniak@girlscoutsofwesternohio.org.

Owens Community College has served Northwest Ohio since 1965 as an accredited two-year, state-assisted institution of higher education with an open-door admission policy. With a commitment to providing small classes, personal attention and unmatched affordability, the College serves the diverse academic needs of credit and non-credit students on the Toledo-area and Findlay-area campuses, as well as at the Arrowhead Park Learning Center in Maumee and the Learning Center at The Source in downtown Toledo. Owens offers associate degrees in the Arts and Sciences and technical program areas in Agriculture, Business, Health Sciences, Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, Skilled Trades, and Engineering and Transportation Technologies. Owens Community College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and has 54 programs that are accredited through their own discipline-specific accrediting bodies. For more information, visit www.owens.edu.

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