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NPI Hosts Chinese Students on Study Tour

April 23, 2015

The TEES Nuclear Power Institute (NPI) hosted a group of fifteen undergraduate students and two faculty members from Harbin Engineering University (HEU) in China on a three week study tour at Texas A&M University.  The students were all nuclear engineering students in their final year of undergraduate studies.  The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) sponsored the tour through the Division for Asia and the Pacific in the Department of Technical Cooperation. Nuclear engineering students and faculty from Texas A&M have had the opportunity to participate in a study abroad...
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STPNOC Women in Nuclear Hosts POWER SET

March 3, 2015

On Monday, March 2, the STPNOC Women in Nuclear (WIN) hosted the Weaving the Stories of Women's Lives Symposium and invited area high schools' POWER SET (Powerful Opportunities for Women Eager and Ready for Science, Engineering, and Technology) members from Van Vleck, Bay City, Palacios, El Campo, Sweeny and Tidehaven. There were 125 attendees. This event was held to show members all the diverse fields in this industry for the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields. Kicking off the symposium and offering the keynote address was Al Capristo, Executive Vice P...
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News from STP: El Campo High School WIT Visits STP

January 13, 2015

Twenty eight El Campo High School Workforce Industry Training (WIT) students and two teachers came to STP to take a driving and simulator tour today. After taking their tour in the morning, the afternoon was spent at Wharton County Junior College in Bay City. WIT is modeled on the POWER SET program but open to both male and female students in high schools. It provides the educational tools and essential support to pursue educational professional opportunities in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) technical fields. WIT is sponsored by Nuclear Power Institute. Establ...
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Granbury High School Girls Inducted into POWER SET

December 5, 2014

Sixteen Granbury High School girls were inducted into POWER SET, a student organization focused on science, engineering, and technology.  The ceremony was held December 4, 2014, in the Bagby-McMahan Performing Arts Center. Inducted into the society were Samantha Adams, Julie Belfrey, Hailey Chapman, Reagan Clarkson, Chloe Counts, Kayla Curtis, Nicole Kallemeyn, Kaylee Keating, Melaine Lively-Adams, Rebecca Morrison, Whitney Shearon, Sarah Spradlin, Keelyn Taylor, Whitley Tipton, Yarit Tovar, and Lauren Wood. Returning members are Kennedy Brown, Krysta Caudle, Jocelyne ...
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PHS POWER SET and WIT Participate in Annual Spark Conference at Texas A&M

December 2, 2014

On Saturday, November 22nd, Palacios High School POWER SET and WIT traveled to the Annual Spark Conference at Texas A&M in College Station. POWER SET and WIT members participated in both the on-site engineering competitions, as well as in the pre-built catapult competition. Students also toured Texas A&M University learning about the different programs available and also learning about the traditions of Texas A&M University. ...
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