Category Archives: STEM

8 Keys to Success

This week is the first week of classes at many of the Veterans in STEM partner colleges and universities. As co-principal investigator and project director, I would like to extend my welcome back to college/university. Veterans in STEM addresses each … Continue reading

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STEMup! College & Career Bootcamp August 8

Have you heard of Veterans in STEM? Join us Thursday, August 8 for an open house recruitment event Get involved in the final year of a groundbreaking project Learn how to get started on a STEM career while finishing your … Continue reading

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STEM jobs account for about 1 in 5 Kansas City area jobs

A recent article in the Kansas City Star has good news for students majoring in STEM: About one in five jobs in the Kansas City area and nationally require specified knowledge in science, technology, engineering or math. According to a study released … Continue reading

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Veterans in STEM program featured on KCUR

Props to KC-BANCS Co-PIs Dr. Alexis Petri and Dean Kevin Truman for raising awareness of student veteran issues during their outstanding interview on KCUR’s Central Standard. They did a great job promoting STEM education and the Veterans in STEM program. … Continue reading

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Memorial Day 2013

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Want to make Kansas City a better place?

On June 1 and 2, join fellow coders, artists, organizers, writers, and makers to code, draw, organize, envision and plan out how to make a better Kansas City. Saturday, June 1, 2013 9:00 AM until Sunday, June 2, 2013 5:00 … Continue reading

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Countdown to STEM Talks: Register Today

Join us for STEM Talks 2013, a KC-BANCS event taking place on Tuesday, May 21. STEM Talks is an invitation-only event bringing together students, veterans, STEM employers, KC area higher education, and student support services for a day of learning and dialogue. … Continue reading

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Running with the Big Dogs

Paxton in His New Suit (Donated by Dress for Success) @ Kansas City-ESGR Employment Event on March 22nd, 2013 ESGR Website:   Dress for Success Website:

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Google Code Jam for Veterans

Want to match wits with other military veteran coders across the United States, test your skills on some tough algorithmic problems, and maybe win a prize? Register now for Code Jam for Veterans! Google Code Jam for Veterans is an … Continue reading

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STEM Career Fair February 20

Looking for work in a STEM field? Plan to UMKC’s 3rd Annual STEM Fair taking place on Wednesday, February 20, 2012. Registration is open until 2/15 in Roo Career Network. Contact Melissa Ann McClung at or (816) 235-2588 with any … Continue reading

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