News Release

Center for New Directions hosts two events March 5

LEWISTON, Idaho – The Lewis-Clark State College Center for New Directions has a pair of separate events planned for March 5. The first is the fifth annual Imagine Your STEM Career Conference for Girls, and the second is a new event for male students, Male Role Models In Healthcare.

The Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) conference is for girls K-12 and will be held on the LCSC campus. The K-5 session runs from 8:30-11:15 a.m., while the session for grades 6-12 will last from 8:30 a.m. until 12:15 p.m. The event includes nine hands-on workshops covering STEM concepts and a presentation by LCSC chemistry professor Rachel Jameton. The cost before March 1 is $5 per student with registration available online at www.gsewni.org and over the phone at 1-800-827-9478, ext. 200. On or after March 1, the fee is $10 per student at the door.

Male Role Models in Healthcare is open to boys grades 7-9 and will be held at LCSC’s Sacajawea Hall. The program, which includes presentations by LCSC professors Clay and Mary Lou Robinson about first aid and the benefits of a career in healthcare, will run from 8:30-10:30 a.m. Nursing professor Brian Fonnesbeck is serving as the guest speaker. The workshop is free but space is limited. To register call 208-792-2313 or email your name and grade to [email protected].