Expanding Your Horizons

in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

November 15, 2019
Missouri S&T  |  Rolla, Missouri

A one-day conference for 7th and 8th grade girls

One of Missouri S&T's most popular campus events, Expanding Your Horizons (EYH) is an annual youth conference for 7th and 8th grade girls.  Through this conference, students experience the world of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).  Hands-on workshops, led by S&T faculty, alumni and guest experts, introduce students to future career possibilities. 

Keynote Speaker:
Major General Donna W. Martin
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School Registration

Registration is now open. 

When you register, you’ll receive a confirmation email with information on how to finalize your school's registration. 


Volunteer Sign Up

We are always looking for volunteers to help with EYH. If you're interested, please sign up and help us make this day extra special. 

Hosting Workshops

Interested in hosting a workshop? Perhaps you have an idea for an awesome educational activity related to the STEM fields? Let us know! We are always looking for fun, hands-on workshops that encourage students to explore future career options.

Bright Horizons

Engineers and scientists take on the world's toughest challenges every day. Their discoveries improve the lives of people all over the world. Who are these engineers and scientists? Where do they work? What do they do? You can learn all that and more!
    •    Learn about career opportunities for women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics
    •    Discover how interesting and fun math and science can be
    •    Meet other young women interested in science and math
    •    Form personal contacts with women working in traditionally male occupations

What Will We Do?

The conference begins with an opening welcome and keynote presentation.

The rest of the day is devoted to workshops and activities. Each workshop is a small class or discussion led by professionals who have careers in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics. You will attend two workshops, a keynote speech, and activities.


Who is Invited?

Young women in grades 7 and 8, with accompanying adults/sponsors, who are interested in mathematics and science.

How Can I Learn More?

Missouri S&T’s EYH program is part of the Expanding Your Horizons Network (EYHN). EYHN is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing gateway STEM experiences to middle and high school girls that spark interest in STEM activities and careers. 


EYH Keynote Speaker


Major General Donna W. Martin

The 2019 EYH keynote presentation will be brought to the campus by Major General Donna W. Martin. MG Martin is the Commanding General of the United States Army Maneuver Support Center of Excellence and Fort Leonard Wood. In this capacity, she oversees the development of capable and adaptive leaders and warriors. Major General Martin is the lead in total Army Engineer, Chemical, Military Police, and Maneuver Support capability development, providing combatant commanders critical Maneuver Support skills and tools necessary for mission success across the range of military operations. General Martin has served in the Army for 30 years and took command at Fort Leonard Wood on August 28th, 2018. Previously, she served as the Chief of the Military Police Corps and Commandant of the Military Police School at Fort Leonard Wood where she oversaw the training and development of Military Police Soldiers and Leaders.

  • Enrollment
  • Fees & Registration
  • Cancellation


Enrollment is limited to 30 students per school. Students will be accepted on a first-come, first served basis (based on receipt of registration and payment).

NOTE:  For each 15 students participating, one adult supervisor is required.  The school or teacher is responsible for transportation.
Check-in is from 8:00 am to 8:45 am at Castleman Hall, 400 W. 10th Street, Rolla, Missouri.

Fees & Registration

Fee is $25 per student

Teachers will be responsible for collecting fees ($25 per student) and completed registration forms from interested students. Once all registrations and payments are collected, please mail them as a group to:

Missouri University of Science and Technology
Professional and Continuing Education
G8 Norwood Hall, 320 W. 12th Street
Rolla, MO  65409

PLEASE NOTE:  Registrations will NOT be accepted by fax, email, or phone.



Cancellations will be accepted with a full refund by October 11, 2019.  After this date, only substitutions will be allowed.
For more information, please contact Tammy Mace at 573-341-4200 or macet@mst.edu


Contact Us.


Our team is available to answer your questions about S&T’s Expanding Your Horizons Conference.

Professional and Continuing Education
Phone: 573-341-6222   |   Fax: 573-341-4992

Email    EYH Preregistration