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
Topic: TBA
Keynote Speaker:
Mary C. Lamie
Topic: Roundtrip Ticket to Trains, Planes, Boats and Cars

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.

 LUNCH WILL BE PROVIDED!

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. 

LEARN MORE!

EYH Keynote Speakers

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Major General Donna W. Martin

Major General Donna W. Martin is the Commanding General of the United States Army Maneuver Support Center of Excellence and Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri.

The primary mission of the Center of Excellence is to train and develop military members - from private to colonel - for our nation. At Fort Leonard Wood, Soldiers receive basic training; and, Soldiers, Marines, Sailors, and Airmen are provided the knowledge and skills necessary for mission success in any operation, at home or abroad.

General Martin oversees training of over 80,000 Soldiers, Marines, Sailors, Airmen, and civilians each year and supports over 10,000 military family members and 150,000 retirees and their family members.  Her organization has an estimated three billion dollar impact on the state of Missouri.

General Martin assumed command in her current position in August of 2018, after 30 years of experience in numerous command and staff positions of increasing responsibility.


Mary Lamie

Mary Lamie is the Executive Vice President - Multi Modal Enterprises with Bi-State Development. These responsibilities include oversight of the St. Louis Regional Freightway, the St. Louis Downtown Airport in Cahokia, IL, the Gateway Arch and the Riverboats at the Gateway Arch. Her role with the Freightway includes  the bi-state region's go-to source for coordinating freight activity, that includes rail, roads, rivers and air.

She also worked for the Illinois Department of Transportation for 23 years designing and building roads and bridges where she served as the as Deputy Director of Highways Region 5 Engineer. She was responsible for 27 counties and over 800 employees. She holds a Master's Degree in Civil Engineering from Missouri University of Science and Technology, a Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Missouri - Columbia, and is a professional engineer.

She lives in Millstadt, IL. Her husband works Fox 2 News in St. Louis. Her oldest son works for Tyson Chicken in Sedalia, MO and her youngest son attends Mizzou and is in  the Air Force ROTC. She has 2 cats named Rosie and Mamma Cat. Two dogs - A pit bull name Pearl and a 15 year old Shih Tzu name Cinnamon.

  • Enrollment
  • Fees & Registration
  • Cancellation

Enrollment

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.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE:  October 11, 2019

Cancellation

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

Questions?

Contact Us.

GLOBAL LEARNING

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

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