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Metropolitan Community College Presents the 2 nd Annual STEM in the CITY conference Elkhorn Valley Campus Conference for Young Women in Grades 7 Through.

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1 Metropolitan Community College Presents the 2 nd Annual STEM in the CITY conference Elkhorn Valley Campus Conference for Young Women in Grades 7 Through 8 Friday, April 27, 2012 Local Network Conference Committee Joyce Fischer, PhD, Co-Chair Chemistry Instructor Metropolitan Community College Greeta Barrett, Co-Chair Academic Affairs Metropolitan Community College Katie Cameron, Co-Chair Event Services Project Assistant Metropolitan Community College Bernadette Corbett, MS, Co-Chair Chemistry Instructor Metropolitan Community College Kay Friesen, Co-Chair Director of Special Events Metropolitan Community College Leslie Kwasnieski, MS, Co-Chair Science Lab Coordinator Metropolitan Community College Jillian Ryan, Co-Chair Senior Recruiter CDW Corporation Mary Vogt, Co-Chair Faculty Secretary Metropolitan Community College

2 SCHEDULE FOR THE DAY 7:45 a.m. toPick up registration packets 8:15 a.m.Common Area 8:30 a.m. toMain Speaker Board Room 9:15 a.m.Naida M. Loskutoff, PhD(Room 114) Director of Reproductive Sciences Center for Conservation & Research Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo 9:15 a.m. toWelcome Board Room 9:25 a.m.Joyce E. Fischer, Ph.D. (Room 114) 9:30 a.m. toSession I A-Workshops 10:05 a.m. B-Large Group Forum C-Career Panels 10:10 a.m. toSession II A-Career Panels 10:45 a.m. B- Workshops C- Large Group Forum 10:50 a.m. toSession III A-Large Group Forum 11:25 a.m. B-Career Panels C-Workshops 11:30 a.m. toWrap-up Session Board Room 12:15 p.m.C.J. Chelin, President (Room 114) & Founder SAR Unit, Inc. K-9 Search and Rescue from Murray, Nebraska All workshops and panels are color-coded. Please note the color on your name tag and the corresponding room for your panel (page 4) and workshop (page 5) CONFERENCE GOALS To increase young women’s interest in mathematics and science. To foster awareness of career opportunities for women in mathematics and science-related fields. To provide students an opportunity to meet and form personal contacts with women working in traditionally male occupations. Special thanks to Metropolitan Community College for their support of this conference. Especially to Dave Ho, Vice President of Academic Affairs Brad Morrison, Dean, Math and Science Ingrid Berlin, Campus Dean, EVC Dave Golda, Buildings Manager, EVC

3 - 6 - LARGE GROUP FORUM Room 153 Presentation: And You Can Eat That? Addie Kinghorn, MS Horticulture Instructor Metropolitan Community College 9:30 a.m. to 10:05 a.m.Group B 10:10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. Group C 10:50 a.m. to 11:25 a.m. Group A ADULT SESSIONS Room 306 9:30 a.m. to 10:20 a.m.Adult Session I Naida M. Loskutoff, PhD Director of Reproductive Sciences Center for Conservation & Research Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo 10:20 a.m. to 10:35 a.m. Break 10:35 a.m. to 11:25 a.m.Adult Session II What College Professors Wished Students Learned Before Coming to College Mel Mays, MS Mathematics Instructor Metropolitan Community College Adult Sponsors : PLEASE have your students sit with you during the wrap-up session. The intention of this session is to bring the students back together with their sponsors so that the sponsor can make sure the students get to their rides. Thanks for bringing your students and enjoy the day!!

4 Expanding Your Horizons Workshops Expanding Your Horizons Panels #1. Room 150BLUE #2. Room 151ORANGE #3. Room 152GREEN #1. Bringing Science to LifeRoom 119 BLUE Leah Woodland Outreach Manager Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo #2. Raptor-ologyRoom 120ORANGE Denise M. Lewis Outreach Coordinator Raptor Recovery, Nebraska Inc. #3. Do Dogs Get the Flu?Room 122GREEN Terri Wasmoen, PhD Head, US Vaccine Research Intervet/Merck Animal Health


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