EYH SLCC 2015

EYH SLCC 2015



Date:
March 7, 2015

Time:
7:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Place:
Salt Lake Community College South City Campus 1575 South State Street Salt Lake City, UT 84105

Phone number:
801-957-4824

About the conference

PLEASE NOTE THAT REGISTRATION FOR THE SLCC 2014 EYH EVENT IS FULL AND HAS NOW CLOSED! Registration for the Utah Valley University EYH March 22 event is accepting registrations. For further information call 801-863-8498.

Please accept our apologies if we have caused any inconvenience.

Expanding Your Horizons (EYH) is a conference for girls 6th through 10th grade. This day-long event will include hands-on activities in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). At the conference, girls will get a chance to meet STEM role models and learn more about careers in those fields. Our ultimate goal is to motivate girls to become innovative and creative thinkers ready to meet 21st Century challenges.

KEYNOTE SPEAKER Laura Procunier

Laura is a graduate of the Mid-America College of Mortuary Science and Salt Lake Community College (SLCC). Laura is a member of the federal government's Disaster Mortuary Operations Response Team (DMORT) and has worked as part of the emergency response teams for 9/11 and the Mississippi Hurricane Katrina disaster. She has served on the Utah Funeral Directors Association and has helped set up plans for the State of Utah's Disaster Planning. She Currently serves as the Chairwoman for the Mortuary Science Program Advisory Committee for SLCC.

Laura is one of very few (approximately 3%) of women to be licensed in the state of Utah in Mortuary Science and Funeral Director/Management. Currently the percentage of women graduating from mortuary science schools is 53.4% nationally while 16.5% are licensed and working. Laura states that higher education is very important for youth to obtain so that they can become and be proud of whatever their goals in life may be.



Resources for Girls:

Engineer Girl: http://www.engineergirl.org/

Girl Start:
http://www.girlstart.org/

Girl Scouts Utah:
http://www.gsutah.org

REGISTRATION OPENS ON JANUARY 6, 2014
NO REFUNDS WILL BE ISSUED FOR THIS EVENT.

SCHEDULE

7:30am - 8:15 ------ Registration

8:20am - 8:50am ------ Welcome and Key Note Address

9:10am - 10:10am ------ Workshops: Session One

10:20am- 11:20am ------ Workshops: Session Two

11:30am -12:30pm ------ Workshops: Session Three

12:30- 1:15 --------- Lunch

1:15 - 1:30 --------- Door prizes and acknowledgements

1:15 - 1:30 -------- Parents pick up students



Find out more about the National Expanding Your Horizons Organization by going to the National EYH Website and watch a video of girls enjoying an EYH event.



Conference location


Salt Lake Community College South City Campus 1575 South State Street Salt Lake City, UT 84105


A student requesting accommodations is instructed to contact Kathy Hurd, Conference Coordinator, at 801.897.6819 (cell) or by e-mail at Kathleen.hurd@slcc.edu one week prior to the day of event, March 8.

Please note that all sample sessions listed below are offered during all three sessions scheduled for the event.

All --- Art and Science of Folds --- Martha Arndt

All --- Ice It, Shake it, Its Ice Cream ---Lynnette Padilla

All --- Fun with Fingerprints and Forensics --- Alexis Nelson

All --- Picture This! --- Whitney King-Hyans

All --- The Chemistry of Beauty Products ---Jennifer Hershman

All --- Planetology --- Mercedes Roberts

All --- The World's Best Treat Factor --- Vivian Ngan-Winward



Adults requesting accommodations are instructed to contact Kathy Hurd, Event Coorinator, at 801.897.6819 (cell) one week prior to the day of the event, March 8.

9:10-10:10 ----- Paying for your scientist- Utah Scholars ----- Christie Fox

9:10-10:10 ----- Utah Futures Website ----- Kristi Becknell

9:10-10:10 ----- The Face of Your Child's Future ----- Diana Bevan

10:20-11;20 ----- Paying for your scientist ----- Christie Fox

10:20-11:20 ----- Utah Future's Website ----- Kristi Becknell

10:20-11:20 ----- The Face of Your Child's Future ----- Diana Bevan

11:30 - 12:30 ----- Parenting a STEM Student: Panel Discussion ----- L Gentile



Keynote speaker