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POWER SET has lunch with Power GRID at East Side and Visits Victoria College

April 21, 2014

On Wednesday, April 16th, POWER SET traveled to East Side to eat lunch with the Power GRID members. It has been a very successful and eventful year for Power GRID. With only one more event to go, POWER SET would like to thank Carolyn Kubecka and Diva Vasquez of East Side for your hard work in helping create this amazing mentoring program. Along with visiting with their mentees, POWER SET members also traveled to Victoria College to tour the campus and learn specifically about their renowned nursing program. After a general slide show about the college, they took a walking tour of the cozy ca...
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POWER SET and Phillips 66 "Dress for Success" Fashion Show

March 24, 2014

On Wednesday, April 9, 2014, POWER SET traveled to the Phillips 66 Refinery Recreation Center to participate in the "Dress for Success" Fashion Show. PHS POWER SET was given the medical and pharmaceutical industry to represent. The criteria for this event required the different chapters of POWER SET to model the dress for jobs within their industry, as well as present the schooling requirements and other information about the profession. This was an amazing opportunity for POWER SET members to be able to see the array of jobs available to them in many industries. We want to thank Phillips 66 ...
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Braskem Promotes the Power of STEM

March 10, 2014

Braskem partnered with WIT (Workforce Industry Training) and POWER SET (Powerful Opportunities for Women Eager and Ready for Science, Engineering, and Technology) to bring students onsite for hands-on activities as a way to learn about various jobs associated with operating a plastics manufacturing plant and the skills needed to perform them. They also learned about Braskem. "I am so proud to be able to show these students all that our industry has to offer," said Loris Canahuati, Plant Manager. "What is more meaningful to me is that we are helping students find their career path - and their...
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Palacios High School POWER SET Travels to the Meadows Aquarena and Texas State University

March 2, 2014

On Friday, February 21st, Palacios High School (PHS) POWER SET traveled to The Meadows Aquarena and Texas State University. At the Aquarena, the girls were given a general tour of the wetlands, aquarium, and a glass bottom boat tour of the spring. Along with seeing the history of the location and a few of the endangered species that reside in the spring (the Texas Blind Salamander being one of them), they were divided into groups and had to decide if the water in the spring was polluted or not based on the plant and animal life found in their sample. The overwhelming confirmed hypothesis was ...
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Nuclear Power Institute Hosting 3rd Annual Science on Saturday (SOS)

January 15, 2014

Science on Saturday (SOS) is an exciting science program for the young (K-6) and young at heart. The event will highlight fun and educational science experiments and demonstrations of atmospheric pressure, sensory stimulation, environmental effects, and much more. Students will learn through interactive, hands-on activities that include fun with polymers, magnets, and neurons, as well as everyday products and household materials. The program will be led by local educators and high school students sponsored by the Nuclear Power Institute (NPI) and supported by Frito Lay, LyondellBasell, Philli...
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