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George Ashe

10- 10:30am            Registration and Introductions

10:30- 10:55am     Keynote Address and Q&A

Keynote Speaker, Mr. George Ashe, is the Principal of the STEM Academy at Hardin Valley High here in Knoxville. He has worked as an educator for nearly twenty years and is married to Becky Ashe, principal of the L&N STEM Academy. Together, they strive to bring the benefits of STEM education to Knoxville students like you!

11am- 12:50pm      Concurrent Breakout Sessions

11am- 11:50am           Alpha Sessions:

Choice of…

  • STEM Undergraduate Student Panel: What We Wish We’d Known (Room 127)
  • FUNdamentals of Engineering: What to Expect as an Engineering Major and Professional (Room 128)
  • Choose It, Learn It, Live It: Your STEM Career Roadmap (Room 129)

12- 12:50pm               Bravo Sessions:

Choice of…

  • ORNL: ‘Science Careers at a National Laboratory (Room 211):  Creating solutions looking for problems’ &                                                ‘Student Opportunities at ORNL-Why not get grad school paid for?’
  • Texas Instruments: More than Calculators (Room 251)
  • STEM Professor Panel: What We Wish Our Freshmen Knew (Room 252)

1- 1:30pm                 Lunch

1:40- 2:30pm          STEM Organization Fair and Browse Session

Exhibitors from organizations across campus and the local community will be present. Preview the list of exhibitors here.

Graduate Students from the School of Information Sciences will present posters on Scientific Research and Writing, Libraries, and Information Sciences.

2:40- 3pm           Closing Session, Prize Giveaways, and Meet and Greet!

We look forward to seeing you March 29th!