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WATSON COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

Programs for P-12 Students

100 Middle School Girls Attend GE Hitachi STEM Event at WCE

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

About 100 middle school students participated in GE Hitachi's seventh annual "Girls in Technology Summit" held at the Watson College of Education on March 5.

During the event, girls worked in teams to find creative solutions to real-world engineering problems.

The event is designed to encourage girls in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

UNCW's Center for Education in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (CESTEM) hosted the summit. Duke Energy and New Hanover County Schools also partnered with GE Hitachi on the event.

The summit was featured on WWAY News Channel 3 on March 5. View the story at http://www.wwaytv3.com/2015/03/05/100-young-girls-attend-technology-summit.