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Free Immersive STEM Program for Students in grades 6-8 at Roane State Community College

CROSSVILLE + OAK RIDGE, TN– (May 4, 2022) Roane State Community College is partnering with Verizon and the National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship (NACCE) to offer a free project-based STEM learning program, Verizon Innovative Learning STEM Achievers, for middle school students starting with the first session on June 6th through June 23rd on the Oak Ridge campus and another session from July 11th through July 28th on the Crossville campus.

DOE Accepting Public Comments & Hosting Meeting for EMDF Project

A public meeting will be held to learn more about the proposed onsite disposal facility on the Oak Ridge Reservation from 6:00–8:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 17, 2022, at Pollard Technology Conference Center, 210 Badger Ave, Oak Ridge, Tenn. 37830. DOE will accept written comments about the topics and details shared in the three fact sheets, from May 9 to June 7, 2022.

UCOR Increases STEM Mini-Grants for Area Schools to $40,000

In recognition of National Teacher Appreciation Week, UCOR announces it has added $10,000 to the company’s 2022 Mini-Grants program. This year’s $40,000 funds 38 science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) projects in 28 regional schools.

Nelson-Jean Shares Opportunities, Encouragement With Students in Oak Ridge

Students from various colleges and universities, some nearly 300 miles away, had come to tour cleanup sites and meet Nicole Nelson-Jean, EM’s associate principal deputy assistant secretary for field operations. Nelson-Jean was at Oak Ridge to discuss a major funding boost to EM’s Minority Serving Institutions Partnership Program (MSIPP).

New Institute for Advanced Materials and Manufacturing

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, formally announces the launch of the Institute for Advanced Materials and Manufacturing. The institute represents UT’s increasingly interdisciplinary approach to tackling real-world problems for the benefit of Tennesseans and beyond.

Spectra Tech Named DOE Small Business of the Year for 2021

Two ETEC members were award recipients of DOE’s OSDBU’s Fiscal Year 2021 Annual Small Business Awards Program. Spectra Tech, Inc. received the Small Business of the Year award and North Wind Portage, Inc. received the 8(a)/Small Disadvantaged Business of the Year award.

DOE’s Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization’s (OSDBU’s) Annual Small Business Awards Program recognizes the outstanding performance of people and organizations that promote and expand the DOE’s use of small businesses to help advance the DOE’s mission.