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  • March 11, 2023 10:11 AM | Joshua Conway (Administrator)

    The general election results are in! Voting was conducted over a 10-day period from March 1-10th and was limited to currently active members. Twenty-eight percent of our section membership voted, a turnout which is consistent with previous years.

    Once again, Katy Perry will serve as our chairperson as well as a Director at Large. Joshua Conway will serve as Vice Chairperson, in addition to his responsibilities as webmaster. Elisabeth Milot and Erin Roberts will retain their board seats as Secretary and Treasurer, respectively. Karen Rees will also continue to serve as a Director at Large. 

    If you have any questions or concerns, please reach out to any member through the directory or use the contact page to send a message.

  • March 06, 2023 1:00 PM | Joshua Conway (Administrator)

    This week-long, hands-on lab experience shows educators how to use applied engineering techniques in their classroom. Educators work hands-on with metals, ceramics, polymers, and composites, and develop a greater appreciation for the importance of these materials in modern life. The camp is FREE for attendees, and participants are eligible to receive four (4) Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and can opt for two (2) graduate level credits. Camps are offered across the United States, Canada and virtually. Click here to learn more about the camp.

    Dates: July 17-21, 2023

    Times: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

    Location: HVCC, 80 Vandenburgh Ave, Troy, NY 12180

    ASM Materials Education Foundation

    Established in 1952, the ASM Materials Education Foundation is a 501(c)(3), non-profit supporting organization, to encourage education and scholarships. For 70 years, the organization has been devoted to promoting applied science careers for students and teachers. The ASM Materials Education Foundation provides for the advancement of scientific and engineering knowledge through its support of education and research.

  • March 03, 2023 10:30 AM | Joshua Conway (Administrator)

    The Greater Capital Region Science and Engineering Fair will take place on March 18, 2023 at the Sage and Walker Labs at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. It is both a regional fair for the Regeneron Intern2ational Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) and the STANYS Science Congress. Students present original STEM research to scientists and engineers. There is a junior division for grades 6-8 and a senior division for grades 9-12. It is open to the public from 3-4:15 PM.

    For more information, please visit: or contact Joan Wagner, Director of Greater Capital Region Science and Engineering Fair.

The Eastern Section is a regional chapter of the Science Teachers Association of New York State (STANYS).
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