With the help of generous donations, theNISTEM EducationResource Center atScience Central has founda way to deliver science,technology, engineeringand math education to K-12 students.A brightly-colored boxtruck and van, adornedwith the words “NISTEMExpress,” will deliverlaboratory grade STEMequipment and resourcekits to classrooms acrossnortheast Indiana.So more students canbecome familiar with howSTEM concepts areapplied in college andindustry, Kelley Automo-tive and Steel Dynamicspartnered up, donating thevehicles that will deliverequipment to schools whoapply for the freeprogram.“NISTEM Expressoutreach programs havebeen developed for allgrade levels, but ourresources are gearedtoward assisting highschool STEM teachersand their students,” saidJeffrey Nowak, IPFWassociate professor of education and director of NISTEM. “Partnering theExpress outreachprograms with ScienceCentral made sense forus.”“(Science Central) hadbeen looking for an organ-ization with a STEMbackground to share oursite, and NISTEM was aperfect fit,” said MartinFisher, executive directorof Science Central. “Ourorganizations are the mostconnected in philosophyand outreach, and withJeff’s background andexperience with the highschool level, it seemed thelogical step to combineour strengths in one loca-tion.”
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Victory Noll Center making blanketsand hats for local donation
Last year’s “Blanket Blitz” program atHuntington University produced morethan 100 blankets that were donated tolocal service agencies for distribution, apress statement said. This year, the projectreturns. Called the “Matthew 25 Project,”the goal is to produce 125 to 150 no-sewblankets, as well as hats. The programtakes its names from the Bible verseMatthew 25:40.Every Thursday beginning on Sept. 1,there will be a “Matthew 25 Day” at theVictory Noll Center, where anyone maygo to help create the blankets and hatsand take part in fellowship and service.Thursday times are from 9-11 a.m. and 1-3 p.m. Donations to the project are alsowelcome, as well as materials. TheVictory Noll Center is located at 1900 W.Park Drive in Huntington.For more information about theprogram or the Center, call (260) 356-0628, ext. 174, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. More infor-mation is also available on the Center’swebsite at www.olvm.org/vncenter.html.Victory Noll Center is a ministry of OurLady of Victory Missionary Sisters.
Victory Noll Center DirectorSue Wilhelm (right) andadministrative assistant BarbViti work on making a no-sew blanket as part of lastyear’s Victory Noll Center’s“Blanket Blitz.”
NISTEM Express to reach more students with science to go
A table at Science Central displays the type of lab-grade equipmentthat will be delivered by NISTEM Express vehicles to K-12 educa-tors throughout northeast Indiana.
Photo by Valerie Caviglia