EYH University of Arizona

EYH University of Arizona

March 8, 2014

8:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Sahuarita Middle School 350 W Sahuarita Rd #18 Sahuarita, AZ 85629

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About the conference

Each year WISE sponsors the Expanding Your Horizons conference, which provides middle school students with an opportunity to get excited about science, engineering, technology and math! At EYH, students participate in hands-on scientific workshops, interact with role models, and listen to a variety of professionals speak about a typical day on their job. The conference is always inspirational, fun and engaging!

Over 300 middle school students from all over southern Arizona register for EYH conferences. The Expanding Your Horizon's Conference will be for students interested in exploring careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics on March 8nd, 2014. We hope you will join us!
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

Sahuarita Middle School 350 W Sahuarita Rd #18 Sahuarita, AZ 85629

Sample student workshops

Is there a future for me in science & engineering? Yes! Did you know that currently jobs in the US requiring science skills are increasing at a rate five times greater than the rate all other jobs are increasing? The science and math courses you take in middle and high school are vital to your entrance into science and engineering programs for college. Attending the Expanding Your Horizons Conference will teach you the steps you need to take now so that you are ready for college and beyond.

What types of workshops are offered at EYH?
Auditory Sciences
Central Nervous Systems
Rocket Science

Time Title Leader
10:15 am (MAYBE) An ear for music Lupita De Los Santos
10:15 am Day and Night Dr. Denise Meeks, Science Dept Chair Astronomy & Physics
10:15 am Did you hear that? Jessica Dalton, Public Health Nurse
10:15 am Getting on Our Nerves Johanna and Jennifer Sedler
10:15 am Glue - Solid or Liquid? Dee Ann Drotz, Chief Chemist
10:15 am It's more than rocket science! Elishka Jepson, Aerospace Engineer Raytheon Missile Systems
10:15 am My patients don't talk... Jennifer Gardetto, Forensic Pathologist

Sample adult workshops

Please join us for two important parent workshops! In the first workshop, Meegan Burr will detail what choices students can make in high school to best prepare for college.

The second workshop explains how to handle the stress involved in managing the financial aid process. Regina Kelly, our "Making College Affordable" speaker will address issues ranging from filing financial aid forms to understanding your rights and responsibilities regarding financial awards.

Time Title Leader
10:15 am College 101, High School Choices Meegan Burr
11:10 am Making College Affordable Regina