STEM

STEM for Girls


Are you interested in science or math? Does technology excite you? Then come GROW with STEM in our program just for middle school girls!

STEM for Girls

STEM for Girls 2016 is now full

STEM for Girls will take place at the Engineering & Physics Laboratories at Bennett Gymnasium on ACU's campus this year.

Date: Saturday, January 16, 2016
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Check in: Come to the atrium of Bennett Gymnasium with a parent or guardian. Bennett Gym is located at 1680 Campus Center Road (turn onto Campus Center Road from EN16th, Bennett is just north of Nelson Dorm).
Check out: A parent or guardian should check-out their student with a STEM for Girls representative at the entrance to the World Famous Bean in the Campus Center.

Participation is limited to the first 60 participants and includes a t-shirt and lunch.

What is the STEM for Girls program?
This event brings together middle school girls and ACU professors and students in a day dedicated to exploring possibilities in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). There will be fun, hands-on activities that allow you to engage in a variety of STEM fields and have the opportunity to interact with female professors and university students in small groups.

Who are the directors?
STEM for Girls at ACU is led by Dr. Jennifer Shewmaker, associate professor of psychology, and Dr. Sarah Lee, assistant professor of biochemistry. Both of these ladies have impressive experience in research and teaching in the science fields, and are passionate about inspiring other intelligent young women to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and math.

Vision in Action

Watch the video above to witness the future of Abilene Christian University taking shape.

Learn more 

Connect with ACU