• Electrical Connection Honors Outstanding Students in STEM Education

    The best and brightest high school students in St. Charles County were saluted in the 8th Annual STEM Celebration Breakfast, co-sponsored by the Electrical Connection.  The annual salute recognized 18 students that excel in the subjects of...

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  • St. Louis Engineers’ Week Activities Will Be Feb. 21 – Feb. 26

    The Engineering Center of St. Louis celebrates National Engineers Week in an effort to bring attention to the crucial role that engineers bring to society through their contributions. Collaborative activities for the week include booths at the...

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  • SIUE’s Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers to Host “Noches de Ciencias”

    Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) will host its first Noche de Ciencias (Science Nights) event from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26 in the Engineering Building Atrium. The event is part of the...

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  • Art McCoy Speaker Series Talks Leadership, Initiative

    From UMSL:  “I lead with the notion that we are souls first, students second or souls first, staff members second. Whoever we are working with or for, it’s always souls first.” These opening words from Art McCoy,...

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  • Closing the STEM Skills Gap in St. Louis

    From Washington University:  If the St. Louis region is to close the gap between what its workers know, and what its businesses need, it must play the long game. That’s why St. Louis’ leading employers, school districts...

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  • 2016 Madison County ROE STEM Camp, Tremendous Success

    The 2016 Madison County ROE STEM Camp was recently hosted by the Madison County Regional Office of Education and was a tremendous success!  Seventy-three students from grades two through six, representing fourteen different communities attended the week...

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  • Taking the Long View on Workforce

    by Tom Finan, Executive Director, Construction Forum STL When my daughter Lily — now 35 — was five years old, she wanted to be a “ballerina/fireman”. She never became a tutu-wearing smoke eater, but she did find her...

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  • Energizing STEM Education and American Ingenuity

    From St. Louis Business Journal: by Jim Curran, Executive Vice President of the Electrical Connection, and Dennis Gralike, Director of the IBEW/NECA Electrical Industry Training Center Every year, hundreds apply to the IBEW/NECA Electrical Industry Training Center...

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  • Robotics Booms in STL as Thousands of Students Gather to ‘Compete With Their Minds’

    From St. Louis Post-Dispatch:  About 29,000 students and 800 robots descended on downtown Wednesday in preparation for the FIRST Championship, the most prestigious robotics competition in the world. Wearing matching T-shirts and elaborate costumes, they filled the...

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  • Construction Forum STL Launches Future Workforce Development “Funnel” Initiatives

    by Tom Finan, Executive Director, Construction Forum STL “The future of our industry is currently under five feet tall,” Construction Forum STL President Joe Blanner told a work group assembled at the Forum’s offices on Monday (April...

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