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GRHS WIT Member is Top 2013 Graduate

June 3, 2013

The 2013 GRHS valedictorian is Ben Coppock. He was the WIT chapter president this school year. Ben has also been awarded a scholarship from the Society of Petroleum Engineers and will continue his education at Texas A&M in Chemical Engineering. Ben was the Region I Top Chemistry student in UIL Science which qualified him for State Science UIL Academic in Austin. ...
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STPNOC WIN Chapter Awards Scholarships to WIT and POWER SET Members

May 23, 2013

In May, the South Texas Project Nuclear Operating Company WIN (Women in Nuclear) chapter presented $9,000 in scholarships to local students. Recipients included four WIT (Workforce Industry Training) and POWER SET (Powerful Opportunities for Women Eager and Ready for Science, Engineering, and Technology) members. The guest speaker was Site Vice President Tim Powell. In the past six years, WIN has presented 46 scholarships totaling $56,000. Pictured above (from left to right) are Karissa Moore (Bay City POWER SET), Kellie Harris, Makenna Solomon, Tim Powell, Alyssa Henson, Cale...
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NPI Supporting Texas Math Teachers Headed to TAMU for Summer Research, E3: Enrichment Experiences in Engineering

May 17, 2013

The Dwight Look College of Engineering is hosting 14 Texas secondary school science and math teachers for a four-week summer residential engineering research experience on the Texas A&M University College Station campus during the month of June. This integrated math/science program is designed to support student success on the TAKS/STAAR. It is with excitement that the Nuclear Power Institute (NPI) has selected two math teachers for participation in the E3 program. These educators also lead their school's WIT (Workforce Industry Training) programs - from El Campo High Sch...
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News from STP: STP Hosts IAEA Deputy Director Visit

March 21, 2013

The Nuclear Power Institute, at Texas A&M University, in cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is hosting a three-week Nuclear Energy Management School (NEMS) for professionals working in nuclear energy and related fields. The school targets participants from the Americas but is open to applicants from other countries. The purpose of this school is to provide a unique international educational experience aimed at building future leadership to manage and support nuclear energy programs. It is aimed at professionals with managerial potential who show promi...
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News from STP: El Campo High School POWER SET and WIT Members Visit STP

March 21, 2013

On Thursday, March 21, STP hosted 25 students from El Campo High School's POWER SET and WIT programs. The POWER SET training program, short for Powerful Opportunities for Women Eager and Ready for Science, Engineering and Technology, provides a path to careers in science and mathematics for girls in rural South Texas. POWER SET is sponsored by the Nuclear Power Institute. NPI is a unique statewide partnership led by the Texas Engineering Experiment Station and headquartered at Texas A&M University. NPI brings together four-year universities, two-year technical and community co...
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