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News from STP: POWER SET Students Visit Site, Simulator

February 6, 2012

Twenty-seven of the Bay City High School POWER SET students and three teachers came to take a tour on Thursday, Jan. 26 as part of the National Nuclear Science Week (Jan. 23 - 27). POWER SET, which stands for Powerful Opportunities for Women Eager and Ready for Science, Engineering and Technology, took a driving tour of the facility and got the opportunity for an in-depth presentation, given by John Hodges, in the Simulator. The students met with Women in Nuclear members Joanna DeLeon, Mary Anne Billings, Jean Franklin, Kathy Vandaalen and Sheila Davis. POWER SET, sponsored by the...
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C-MORE Participants Visit Universities

November 28, 2011

This year's participants in NPI's C-MORE program (Counselors Making Occupational Readiness Exciting) will spend several days visiting universities to learn more about the opportunities their students could have after high school graduation.  These opportunities broaden counselors' awareness of the importance of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) education as they tend to their daily counseling of students.  The C-MORE program strengthens NPI's ties with teachers and students by including counselors who are an essential component of the education team.  T...
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NPI Awarded IAEA Observer Status

July 20, 2011

NPI has Practical Arrangements with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) as part of extending its highly successful programs for educators in secondary schools, two-year colleges, and four-year universities teachers and students to a broader international audience In addition, NPI has bi-lateral agreements with nuclear and educational institutions in several countries, and has supported and facilitated teacher exchange programs, which have proved to be a valuable means of transferring knowledge and experience among seasoned science and math teachers as well as university fa...
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