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Moorpark College Honored for Improving Latino and Low-Income Student Success Rates in STEM Fields

Moorpark College Honored for Improving Latino and Low-Income Student Success Rates in STEM Fields

Moorpark College received the 2019 Examples of Excelencia award for its partnership with California State University, Northridge and three additional community colleges to close the achievement gap for Latino and low-income students. The goals are to improve these students’ transfer and graduation rates in the fields of engineering and computer science. Excelencia in Education is regarded as the […]

Past, Present and Future of STEM/STEAM Education

Past, Present and Future of STEM/STEAM Education

Peter Godinez speaks with Our Ventura TV host, George Alger, about STEM/STEAM education. STEM programs are designed to integrate science, technology, engineering and mathematics in the classroom. These programs aim to teach students to think critically and have an engineering approach towards real-world problems while building on their math and science base. STEAM integrates “arts” […]

Where Technology Meets the Sea The 6th Annual MAST Technology Expo at Port of Hueneme

Where Technology Meets the Sea The 6th Annual MAST Technology Expo at Port of Hueneme

Over 300 STEM students channeled through the buzzing innovation hub at the Port’s 6th Annual Maritime Advanced Systems & Technology Expo (MAST). The Expo introduced our inquisitive and pioneering young minds to the exciting world of technology and innovation. MAST, where technology meets the end user and, where the consumer meets the innovators, serves as […]

Grand Opening of Code Ninjas Thousand Oaks March 6 features celebrity host

Grand Opening of Code Ninjas Thousand Oaks March 6 features celebrity host

Get your game on at the grand opening festivities at Code Ninjas Thousand Oaks, Wednesday, March 6 from 4:00pm to 5:00pm, featuring celebrity guest Rolland Williams, NFL Legend and Rams Super Bowl Champion. Free event. Celebrate an amazing new learning center where kids ages 7-14 learn to code by building games they love to play. They […]

Oxnard/Port Hueneme Boys & Girls Club Honored as STEM Champion

Oxnard/Port Hueneme Boys & Girls Club Honored as STEM Champion

OXNARD, Calif.—Celebrating science, technology, engineering and math, the Ventura County STEM Network recently presented the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Oxnard and Port Hueneme with this year’s STEM Champion Award for its ongoing work and commitment to teaching science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) in Ventura County at the 2018 STEMtastic Celebration Awards Ceremony.  […]

Ventura County Community College District and the Naval Base of Ventura County, Naval Facilities Engineering Command sign partnership agreement

Ventura County Community College District and the Naval Base of Ventura County, Naval Facilities Engineering Command sign partnership agreement

OXNARD, Calif. – The Ventura County Community College District (VCCCD) and the Naval Base of Ventura County, Naval Facilities Engineering and Expeditionary Warfare Center (NAVFAC EXWC), are collaborating to strengthen skills training and local employment outcomes in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields. The agreement, signed February 27, focuses on four key pillars designed […]

Meggitt Control Systems Hosts “Women in Aerospace” Roundtable in Simi Valley with U.S Congressman Steve Knight

Meggitt Control Systems Hosts “Women in Aerospace” Roundtable in Simi Valley with U.S Congressman Steve Knight

Meggitt Control Systems, a division of the UK-based Meggitt group, hosted a “Women in Aerospace” roundtable moderated by U.S Congressman Steve Knight (CA-25) on Mon., Aug. 21, 2017, at its facilities in Simi Valley, Calif. The goal of the session was to address the gender gap in the aerospace workforce and share the Con-gressman’s perspective […]

Ventura County teachers invited to third annual STEMposium Institute

Ventura County teachers invited to third annual STEMposium Institute

Kindergarten through 8th grade teachers in Ventura County are invited to attend a free, 4 1/2 days Summer STEM Institute June 26 through 30th. Called STEMposium, it is aimed at supporting teachers in successfully implementing the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and in integrating science and engineering instruction with math, language arts and technology. STEM […]

Oxnard College, CSUCI, and Oxnard Union High School District enter STEMpacts with students

Oxnard College, CSUCI, and Oxnard Union High School District enter STEMpacts with students

(Oxnard, Calif.) May 4, 2017 — Oxnard College, California State University, Channel Islands (CSUCI) and Union High School District, along with 70 high school students and their families will gather at the Oxnard College Performing Arts Building at 4000 Rose Ave—the Performing Arts Center at Oxnard College. Thursday, May 11, 2017, 6:30 p.m., to enter […]

Ventura County: The STEM of Farming’s Future

Ventura County: The STEM of Farming’s Future

 By Sheryl Hamlin The 2017 Ventura County Ag Summit hosted by the Office of the Ventura County Agricultural Commissioner packed the conference room of the County Office of Education in Camarillo where Masters of Ceremonies Richard and Bonnie Atmore shared a bit of their professional and family lives with the audience, as they announced the […]

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