Girls Scouts to showcase STEM skills at A&M-San Antonio

By University Communications

What: STEM Expo, Open to the Community

When: 1-4 p.m., Saturday, October 23

Where: Texas A&M University-San Antonio

 

SAN ANTONIO — Texas A&M University-San Antonio will host the Girl Scouts of Southwest Texas STEM Expo—a day to explore science, technology, engineering, and math through activities including science experiments and engineering challenges.

 All registered participants will receive a Girl Scouts of Southwest Texas STEM Expo 2021 fun patch. On-site registration is available.

 “A&M-San Antonio is proud to host the STEM Expo, welcoming hundreds of young girls to campus this Saturday,” said University President Dr. Cynthia Teniente-Matson, a national board member at large for the Girl Scouts. “Helping girls become the leaders of tomorrow and bridging gender disparities are critical to the mission of developing girls of courage, confidence, and character.” 

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 About Girl Scouts of Southwest Texas

Headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, at the Sally Cheever Girl Scout Leadership Center, Girl Scouts of Southwest Texas (GSSWT) serves nearly 15,000 Girl Scouts in 21 counties. We believe it’s our responsibility to arm today’s Girl Scouts with the knowledge and skills necessary to lead. That’s why GSSWT offers activities in a variety of fields and seeks out unique opportunities for girls. Girl Scouts is the expert on girls and leadership. We value diversity and teach girls to lead healthy lifestyles, care for the environment, study new technologies and have pride in their country.

 About Texas A&M University-San Antonio

Established as a stand-alone university in 2009, Texas A&M University-San Antonio is a comprehensive four-year public university that reflects the culturally diverse, heritage-rich community it serves. Situated on nearly 700 acres in south San Antonio, A&M-San Antonio is a military-embracing institution offering 33 undergraduate degrees and 16 graduate degrees to nearly 7,000 students. The University is home to the Henry G. Cisneros Institute for Emerging Leaders and the Cyber Engineering Technology/Cyber Security Research Center. A&M-San Antonio holds the Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) designation, with more than 75 percent of students who identify as Hispanic. Military Times ranks the University No. 35 in the nation for Best for Vets: Colleges.” Visit tamusa.edu for more information. #onamission