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Apply to attend the Applied Math & Computer Science Symposium

Event: Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Applications due: Friday, February 15, 2013
Download Application:
  AMCS Application
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  AMCS Newsletter

AMCS Schedule

Apply to attend the Arts & Technical Communications Symposium

Event: Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Applications due: Thursday, October 4, 2012
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  ATCS Application
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  IST Newsletter: Arts, Tech, & Communications

ATCS Schedule

Apply for the Summer 2012 IST Courses

Information is included in the Summer Registration guide. Download the pdf document below. Contact Prairie Middle School with any registration questions. [updated 4/19/12]
Summer School Guide 2012

Apply to the IST Program of Study

Information is included in the course registration guide below.
OHS Registration Guide February 2012

Apply to attend the Engineering Seminar

Event: Thursday, February 23, 2012
Applications due: Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Download Newsletter: ​IST Engineering Newsletter

9:00am – 9:30am
American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
Kristi Gemperline | ASCE President & Steel Bridge Captain
Colorado State University

9:30am – 10:00am
Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES)
Kristin Erickson | CSU Biomedical Engineering Club
Colorado State University

10:00am – 10:30am
American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
Bill Long | Engineer

10:30am – 11:00am
National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)
Gabriel Draper & Andre Demitri | NSBE President
University of Colorado Boulder

11:00am – 11:30pm
Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE)
Moses Haro | Student
Colorado State University

11:30am – 12:00pm
Database Engineering
Debi Parcheta | Database Engineer and CEO Blue Marble
Blue Marble Enterprises Inc.

12:00pm – 1:00pm
Lunch will be provided for those selected.

1:00pm – 2:00pm
Computer Science and Engineering
Stephen Marcos | Keynote Speaker
Northrup Grumman

Marcos Stephens is the Manager of Training Programs for the Ground Systems Business Unit of Northrop Grumman Corporation's Information Systems Sector here in Denver. He is being recognized as a 2011 Black Engineer of the Year Award winner in the area of Educational Leadership. He received his award at the USBE 25th Annual Conference in Washington, D.C. a couple of weeks ago. He has also been featured in several recruiting videos for Northrop Grumman.

Apply to attend the Health Sciences Symposium

Event: Friday, November 18, 2011
Applications due: Friday, November 11, 2011

Master of Ceremony: Dr. Johnny Johnson, OB/GYN
Private Practice | Johnny practices in Obstetrics and Gynecology with special training in high-risk OB, minimal invasive surgery, laser surgery, infertility and family planning. He served as Chairman of the Board of the Denver Medical Society and has numerous degrees from around the country.

9:00 - 10:00 | Mary Vidmar RN, BSN, CPNP
Bilingual, Hispanic Nurse Manger | Outpatient Clinic at Craig Hospital (a Magnet Recognized Hospital) | Craig provides specialized and comprehensive long-term acute care, rehabilitation, research, and recovery for those with spinal cord injuries and traumatic brain injuries.

10:00 - 11:00 | David Birkle
Rehabilitation Engineer at Craig Hospital | David went to Craig as a patient in 1984 and now works at the hospital to build "cool stuff that changes lives." He also works with students from Colorado School of Mines and University of Denver.

11:00 - 12:00 | Arletta Cockrell
Clinical Manager and Nurse Practitioner at Children's Hospital Colorado | The Medical Career Collaborative (MC2 Program) at Children's Hospital Colorado is a two year program (junior and senior year) that includes field trips, workshops, trainings, volunteer work, career coaching, an internship, and college application coaching. Students are selected through a competitive application process, and if accepted, participate the fall of junior year – spring of senior year. At times the selection committee makes an exception and selects a student who will be a senior to do the two-year program in one year. www.childrenscolorado.org/mc2

1:00 - 2:00 | Tarik Walker, MD, MPH
Pediatrician, Senior Instructor, Evaluator and Research Specialist at CU Denver, Colorado Area Health Education Center | Tarik is a detail-oriented and forward-thinking medical professional providing more than 10 years of hands-on experience in the medical field, with emphasis on under-represented and disadvantaged groups. He actually worked with Dr. Ben Carson, is currently doing research around HIV/aids prevention in urban youth, and has run pipeline programs similar to MC2 in the past. Tarik has a terrific rapport with students and a passion for building a workforce that has more people of color.

Apply to attend the NASA Astronaut Presentation

Event: Thursday, September 22, 2011
Applications due: Friday, September 16, 2011

10:00 - 10:45 | NASA Spacesuits
Capturing the imagination of future explorers…"Houston: We Are A Go for Exploration" takes students on a journey through the history of spacewalking. The interactive event highlights past, present, and future spacesuit technologies. Presenters share details on engineering design and testing. Participants will see future spacesuit designs that could be used to explore asteroids, the moon and Mars.

11:00 - 12:00 | NASA Extravehicular Activities/Careers in Science and Technology
Talk with Bridget Ziegleaar, Extravehicular Activity Flight Manager | What are Extravehicular Activities? | Bridget's role/duties as a EVA Flight Manager | Bridget's educational and career background | Q&A and talk about careers in aerospace, engineering, technology, etc./inspirational talk about dreaming big!

1:00 - 2:00 | Astronaut Talk
Q&A with Joe Tanner | International Space Station talk/overview