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K-12 Opportunities

K-12 Opportunities

A number of camps, competitions and campus days are available for students to participate in at the University of Memphis. Offerings include general science, computer science, STEM and engineering. Most of these activity links are maintained  and updated by the professors in charge of the program. CRISTAL posts their links. Summer opportunities are typically updated in March and April each year. Please check this page often! For more information, please contact Erica Boyce at 901.678.1303. Thank you!

K-12 Academic Year Activities (Fall and Spring). See Summer Activities in the Section Below.

Title of Activity

Type of Activity

Length of Activity

Dates Held (See Links for current posted dates)

Faculty/Staff Coordinator

Sponsor

Website/ Registration

Target Group

Expanding Your Horizons (EYH)

Campus day to encourage an interest in STEM areas

1 day

Sept.

Sheila Moses

HCOE, AAUW

www.memphis.edu/herff/eyh/index.php

Grades 6-9 (Girls)

“E Day” Competitions

 

Competition

1 day

Nov.

Dr. Paul Palazolo

HCOE

www.memphis.edu/herff/eday/comp_results.php

Grades 6-12

North American Computational Linguistics   Olympiad

Competition for Linguistics

1 day

Jan.

Dr. Vasile Rus

Computer Sciences & IIS

http://www.cs.me
mphis.edu/~vrus/
naclo/NACLO-14.pdf

Grades 9-12

Canstruction

Competition to benefit the local food bank

1 day

March

Dr. Stephanie Ivey

HCOE, AIA

www.canstruction.org/content/memphis

Grades 6-12

Statewide HS Mathematics Contest

Competition to stimulate   interest in mathematics

1 day

April

Dr. Alistair Windsor

TN Mathematics Teacher   Assoc. (TMTA)

www.tmta.info/contests.php

Grades 9-12

Memphis Programming   Challenge

 

Competition for computer programming

1 day

Registration is open as of 3/4/14

April

Dr. Vinhthuy Phan & Kriangsiri ("Top") Malasri

Computer Sciences

www.cs.memphis.edu/programming_challenge/

Grades 9-12

K-12 Summer Activities

Summer Programs for the Economically   Disadvantaged (SEED)

Research experience for students to work alongside undergraduates, graduate   students, post-docs, and faculty plus receive a $2,000 stipend.

8 weeks

May-July

Dr. Ted Burkey

Chemistry

www.chem.memphis.edu/SEED/

Grades 9-12 (Economically Disadvantaged)

Robotics Camp Jr. & Sr.  

Summer camp to teach how to build and program robots.

1 week

June

Dr. Dan Kohn

 

memphisfirstteams.org/events/

 

Grades 6-12

Shelby Scholars Summer   Institute

 

Summer Camp to inspire   interest in STEM

2 weeks

June

Dedric McGhee, SCS

SCS & U of M

shelbyscholars.org/

Grades 6-8

Girls   Experiencing Engineering

Summer camp   to encourage an interest in engineering

1 week

Site will be updated March 15

June

Dr. Stephanie Ivey

Women’s Foundation of Greater Memphis

www.memphis.edu/herff/gee/index.php

Grades 6-12 (Girls)

MemphisCRESH

Research experience at the college level for students in HS to acquire first hand experience as a  scientist

1 month

Updated for 2014

June

Dr. Firouzeh Sabri

Physics

www.memphis.edu/cresh/

Grades 9-12

Summer STEM Academy

Summer Camp to explore  STEM fields

2 weeks (residential)

June

Shirley Cowley

U of M & TN Board of   Regents

http://www.memphis.edu/mediaroom/releases/feb14/stem.php

Grades 9-12

TRansportation Engineering Careers (TREC)

Summer camp designed to   introduce transportation engineering career opportunities

1 week

Site will be updated March 15

 

June

Dr. Stephanie Ivey

HCOE

memphis.edu/herff/trec/

Grades 9-12 (Boys)

Computational Thinking Camp

Summer camp on computational thinking

1 week

Watch for updates in March/April

July

Kriangsiri "Top" Malasri

Computer Science

http://www.cs.memphis.edu/summercamp/

Grades 8-11 (Girls)

Summer Online Learning Experience (SOLE)

Virtual Summer Math Experience

8 weeks

Registration opens April 30

June-August

Dr. Xiangen Hu

Psychology /
Electrical  Eng.

www.memphis
challenge.org

Grades 3-12

PreEngineering Enrichment Project (PEEP)

Enrichment   Program

7 weeks

July

Dr. Larry Houk

Chemistry

www.chem.memphis.edu/people/faculty/Houk/programs.htm#peep

 

Grades 9-12 (Students majoring in Science & Math from East HS)

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