STEM Connections

STEM Insights are blog posts that offer insight into some facet of STEM. Some are short information pieces; others are longer pieces that provide food for thought. Our content creators come from all parts of our STEM ecosystem — education, business, nonprofits, and individuals in the community.
If you would like to submit a blog post for consideration, you can do so by sending it to lcsa@steinmancommunications.com.

2020 IU13 STEM Awards

2020 IU13 STEM Awards IU13 has so much to celebrate and amazing educators and leaders who need to be acknowledged for their work in the field of STEM. Although we could not honor them face to face this year, we are excited to provide an innovative alternative to...

Introducing Joel Walker, our third and final LEAD STEM Fellow

STEM Insight is proud to introduce our third and final LEAD STEM Fellow   Lancaster County STEM Alliance is pleased to have three fellows participating in LEAD STEM’s 2018/2019 cohort. This yearlong leadership development experience is designed for National STEM...

Introducing Willonda McCloud, one of LCSA’s LEAD STEM Fellows!

Throughout the month of July we will be introducing LCSA’s LEAD STEM Fellows!   LEAD STEM is a yearlong leadership development experience tailored for the National STEM Learning Ecosystem leaders and emerging leaders. Combining best practices and promising innovations...

Let’s meet Andrew Garner, another one of our LEAD STEM Fellows!

Today on STEM Insight, let’s meet another one of our LEAD STEM Fellows!   LEAD STEM is a yearlong leadership development experience tailored for the National STEM Learning Ecosystem leaders and emerging leaders. LEAD STEM Fellows are selected following a rigorous...

Lancaster Latinas in STEM

Lancaster Latinas in STEM According to the 2015 report from the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics, “Fulfilling America’s Future: Latinas in the US,” one in five women in the US is a Latina and one in four female students in public schools...

White Cliffs of Conoy: Where Beauty and STEM Abound

White Cliffs of Conoy: Where Beauty and STEM Abound   Spring is the perfect season for enjoying the great outdoors, and many destinations in Lancaster County boast not only beautiful land, but opportunities to explore STEM too! The White Cliffs of Conoy happen to be...

Esports Takes Lancaster by Storm!

Esports Takes Lancaster by Storm! On August 29th, 2019, the Emerald Foundation formally launched their PA Smart Esports project. The project, funded by the PA Department of Education, provides support for Pennsylvania Esports teams affiliated with the North American...

NASA Invites Students to Name Next Mars Rover

NASA Invites Students to Name Next Mars Rover   Starting Tuesday, September 2, 2019, K-12 students in U.S. public, private, and home schools can enter the Mars 2020 Name the Rover essay contest! One grand prize winner will name the rover and be invited to see the...

Artemis Lunar Exploration Program

Artemis Lunar Exploration Program What is Artemis?NASA plans to send the first woman and next man to the Moon by 2024! Collaborating with commercial and international partners, NASA hopes to establish sustainable missions by 2028. Then, on to Mars! The Artemis Program...

The TAIT CHALLENGE is here!

The TAIT CHALLENGE is here!   Who can participate? Middle School Teachers and Students in Lancaster County, PA. All classrooms are eligible to participate. What is the challenge? TAIT employees have created a STEAM classroom challenge that can be completed by most...

2020: Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health

2020: Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health   Each year the Lancaster County STEM Alliance partners with a local company to provide educators with an exciting work-embedded professional learning experience. 2020 will mark the fourth annual Summer STEM Externship, and...

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