Dillard offers STEM workshop for middle school students
Dillard’s School of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) is hosting an open house workshop for middle school students.
The Verizon Innovative Learning STEM Achievers program will be held Saturday (March 25) from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Dillard’s campus in the Professional Schools and Sciences Building. Dillard partnered with Verizon to offer this free immersive enrichment program for students in the fifth through ninth grades.
The workshop is designed to empower youths in under-resourced communities to explore STEM subjects, learn problem-solving skills and gain exposure to career opportunities in technology fields.
Participating students will learn about design thinking, 3D printing, augmented reality and social entrepreneurship, in addition to receiving mentorship, access to next-gen technology and hands-on training.
The inclusive workshop aims to create a more diverse pipeline for future careers in STEM fields. No prior knowledge or experience is required.
For more information about the open house workshop, contact Treshayne Tuircuit at email@example.com or 504-816-4092.
Dillard University, Louisiana’s oldest historically Black institution, offers 22 majors and two certificate programs. It was ranked fifth on 2021 The New York Times Overall Mobility Index and 14th in 2022 by Academic Influence for Best Colleges and Universities by Academic Stewardship. For more information, visit www.dillard.edu.