STEM Education Outreach was founded at UCCS in 2008. This became part of the Pre-Collegiate Success and Support Center in 2016. It is an academic program for regional K-12 students designed to motivate and expose students to a variety of STEM activities, careers, and programs. STEM's goal is to increase STEM engagement and skills among students, teachers, and parents. Additionally, the center provides academic and financial support to minority and first-generation students interested in pursuing a STEM degree at UCCS and support to UCCS faculty and departments interested in supporting K-12 STEM Outreach.
Middle School Cybersecurity Camps
STEMeo will be offering middle school cybersecurity camps during Spring Break 2022, and in July 2022. Registration opens March 21-24 from 9:00am-3:30pm at UCCS, July 25 - 28 9:00am-3:30pm at UCCS, & August 1-4 the Cyber Girls program registration will be from 9:00-3:30pm.
Northrup Grumman STEM on Wheels
STEM on Wheels clubs are designed to introduce fun hands-on STEM workshops to students aged 7-13 and are currently being offered in District 11, District 2, and Calhan District RJ-1. The goal of each workshop is to engage students in open-ended STEM problem solving thereby increasing their interest in pursuing more STEM opportunities and classes in the future.
Lockheed Martin STEM in Real Life (SIRL)
With funding from Lockheed Martin we are offering Saturday hands-on workshops to high school students, to foster engineering, technology, and cybersecurity career exploration.
Funded by the Army Educational Outreach Program (AEOP) and administered by the Technology Student Association (TSA), Unite is designed to encourage and help prepare students to pursue college-level studies, and ultimately, STEM Careers in fields such as engineering. The UCCS Unite program is part of the Pre-Collegiate Development Program’s (PCDP) Summer Academic Institute (SAI). Unite funds support the engineering career pathway for rising 10th, 11th and 12th grade Pre-Collegiate students.
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