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Secretary of Labor & Workforce Development, Rachel Kaprielian, to address students of Girls STEM Summit-North at UMass Lowell

October 9, 2014

For Immediate Release Massachusetts Secretary of Labor and Workforce Development Rachel Kaprielian to address attendees at Girls STEM Summit–North. UMass Lowell, Lowell, MA – Girls STEM Summit–North will kick-off its November 1st event with an address by Massachusetts Secretary of Labor and Workforce Development, Rachel Kaprielian. Secretary Kaprielian will share with the 120 young ladies […]

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Jr. Tech, Inc. partners with Cubist Pharmaceuticals to present STEM career event for girls in grades 8-12

August 29, 2014

August 25, 2014
 Lowell, MA – Registration is now open for the Girls STEM Summit – North, a one-day STEM career workshop for girls in grades 8-12. The event will take place at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell on Saturday, November 1, 2014 from 8:30 am – 4:00 pm. This event is expected to sell […]

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Cubist Awards $10,000 Grant to Jr. Tech, Inc., 
to Support First Girls STEM Summit-North

June 4, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 4, 2014 Cubist Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBST), a biopharmaceutical company headquartered in Lexington, Mass., has awarded a $10,000 grant to Jr. Tech, Inc., to support its first Girls STEM Summit (GSS)-North. Jr. Tech is a Massachusetts-based nonprofit educational organization supporting science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education. GSS-North is a one-day […]

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Jr.Tech, Inc. and Biogen Idec Foundation host a one day summit focusing on STEM careers and closing the female gender gap.

January 23, 2014

  Cambridge, MA — Girls STEM Summit-East takes place on Saturday, April 26, 2014, located at MIT, Cambridge, MA. It is a one-day summit for girls in grades 8 – 12 who love and want to explore careers in STEM; Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. The event is hosted by Jr.Tech, Inc., a Massachusetts- based […]

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Enrollment is open for the hands-on 2013 – 2014 STEM workshops!

August 30, 2013

August 30, 2013 Jr.Tech announces 2013-2014 school year programming with over ten hands-on STEM workshops. Download a PDF flyer for all program details. Don’t delay as spaces fill quickly. Thank you to the 2014 February Vacation Sponsor – National Grid.

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Through generous sponsorships provided by National Grid and Lockheed Martin Sippican, Jr.Tech is able to deliver 2013 STEM Camps

July 10, 2013

Barnstable, MA — Jr.Tech, Inc. a Barnstable-based nonprofit announces 2013 Summer STEM Camps are now open for enrollment. Through generous sponsorships provided by National Grid and Lockheed Martin Sippican, Jr.Tech is able to deliver 2013 STEM Camps including: Television & Broadcasting Production – grades 7 – 9 Medieval Crusades & Skirmishes – grades 5 – 7 […]

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Jr. Tech to host one-day career summit at WPI focusing on STEM careers and closing the gender gap

July 10, 2013

Worcester Polytechnic Institute partners with Jr.Tech to present career event for girls in grades 8-12  Initial Release Date – May 13, 2013 WORCESTER, MA — Jr. Tech, Inc., a Massachusetts-based nonprofit educational organization that supports science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education, announced it will host a one-day career summit on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013, […]

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Jr.Tech Alumni moves on to study robotics at Worcester Polytechnic Institute!

April 29, 2013

“I had always aspired to be an engineer, however, I had truly never given much thought to what sort of engineer I wanted to become. It was purely by chance that I was enrolled in the Jr. Tech Lego robotics program, and it was there that I found what I truly wanted to do. Through […]

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National Grid awards $25,000 grant to support the summit and other STEM focused initiatives at Jr. Tech. Inc.

February 28, 2013

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Jr.Tech, Inc. February 10, 2013   JR. TECH TO HOST ONE DAY CAREER SUMMIT FOCUSING ON STEM AND CLOSING THE FEMALE GENDER GAP National Grid awards $25,000 grant to support the summit and other STEM focused initiatives at Jr. Tech. Inc. Barnstable, MA – Jr. Tech, Inc., a nonprofit educational […]

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Solar Power Camp. A Bright Idea! – 2013 April Vacation Camp

February 27, 2013

Have fun under the Sun in this hands-on camp. Harness and use Solar Energy to create solar-powered projects, artwork, sun spinners, UV key chains and more. Use Sun power to make a solar snack of Sun Tea, sun-cooked s’mores and pizza! Build a sun clock, a solar car, solar glasses and a spectrograph to split […]

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Remote Operated Vehicles (ROVs) – 2013 April Vacation Camp

February 27, 2013

Remote Operated Vehicles (ROVs) ROV’s are becoming a critically important technology for undersea exploration, research, recovery, rescue, trenching and more. Scientists and Engineers use small unmanned ROV’s equipped with cameras to probe the oceans for targets such as shipwrecks, earthquake zones, oil spills and deep-ocean vents. In this hands-on program, you and your team will […]

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2013 Workshops Open For Enrollment!

October 23, 2012

1/26 – Brand NEW Workshop – Simple Machines 2/9 & 3/2 – LEGO Programming Level 1 3/9 – LEGO Programming Advanced 5/18 – Medieval Crusades & Water Balloon Skirmishes! 5/18 – Brand NEW – Simple Machines Go to http://www.juniortech.org  to enroll now!

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Brand new LEGO Simple Machines workshop!

October 9, 2012

New for 2013!Jr.Tech is offering a workshop for younger students in grades 4, 5, & 6 to experience the mechanical and structural principles of simple machines and structures by building and manipulating models and completing design challenges using specially designed LEGO® Education sets. An example challenge…Build a Clean Sweeper: Design and build a machine that […]

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The Wanderer: Enrichment Program for Female Students

February 6, 2012

The Wanderer, serving communities in southeastern Massachusetts, featured this article about the 2012 Sci-Tech Girl Expo. Enrichment Program for Female Students

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Cape Cod Times cites Jr. Tech in article about (video) gaming

February 6, 2012

Jr. Tech’s gaming program got mention in this article by Sean Gonsalves at the Cape Cod Times.

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STEM Education in Our Schools (STEM is Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) By: Randy Moore

November 15, 2011

Why should we be concerned about this subject?: Data taken over the past few years from students taking the SATs indicates that only about 26% of these students are interested in pursuing STEM related career fields. There is a growing concern that this level is too low to keep the United States competitive in a […]

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Announcing Keynote Speaker for SciTech Girl Expo on April 7

October 31, 2011

Jr.Tech announces Keynote Speaker for SciTech Girl. Faith Ball is the Engineering Sr. Manager at Lockheed Martin Marion.  Faith has been working in the field of engineering and technical management her entire career since graduating from University of Rhode Island in 1983 with a BS in Mechanical Engineering. Faith has worked at several defense corporations leading […]

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Jr.Tech announces SciTech Girl Expo running April 7

October 26, 2011

SciTech Girl Expo will be hosted by Jr.Tech in partnership with Massachusetts Maritime Academy on Saturday, April 7, 2012. SciTech Girl is a one-day STEM expo for girls in grades 9 – 12 interested in pursuing a career in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Enrollment is now open. Go to http://www.juniortech.org or call 774-994-2097.

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Verizon Foundation awarded a $10,000 grant to Jr.Tech

October 11, 2011

The Verizon Foundation awarded a $10,000 grant to Jr.Tech, Inc. The generous funds by the Verizon Foundation will be used to develop and implement (5) new science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) workshops. 

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Jr.Tech receives NGCP grant

October 10, 2011

Jr.Tech receives $1,000 grant by the National Girls Collaborative Project (NGCP), funded by the National Science Foundation, for its 2012 SciTech Girl Expo. SciTech Girl Expo is a STEM Expo geared specifically for girls in grades 9 – 12. The activities include an entire day filled with opportunities for girls to hear from, meet, and work […]

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