The Science, Mathematics and Engineering division strives to develop connections with area schools in order to foster a better understanding of engineering technology education opportunities. In addition to participating in various high school events, the SME division also participates in the following K-12 Outreach activities:
The Aviation Technology department participates in the annual Air Camp summer event. Air Camp is a week-long summer camp to introduce middle school students to the world of aviation. As noted on their website, www.aircampusa.com, the purpose of Air Camp "is (to) inspire students to new heights of scholarship, leadership and citizenship while they experience the thrill of flight and study the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) of aviation and aeronautics.
Engineering & Technologies Day is an annual event hosted at Sinclair Community College. Attendees are given a brief introduction to the various engineering and technologies programs offered in the Science, Mathematics and Engineering division through interactive demonstrations and presentations. The event runs from 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. on the scheduled day. The entire time allotted is required to experience all the programs.
This week-long camp enables females in grades 10-12 to explore the different areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics that are represented in the SME division.
Through a consortium of higher education institutions, Sinclair College is working to address the need for a more highly skilled workforce; one that is adaptive, technical, and that has automation-era skillsets. The FlexFactor program, by NextFlex, is the collaborative technology and entrepreneurship program, funded by the Department of Defense, that will allow youth to discover the value of a career in advanced manufacturing.
A 5-8 week program that immerses high school students in the world of advanced manufacturing and encourages them to consider a career in STEM!
FlexFactor is a guided curriculum that can be embedded into any academic classroom, with support provided by a FlexFactor Project Manager and industry partners.
To request more information about introducing FlexFactor into your school or community,
contact Julie Huckaba, FlexFactor Project Manager, at 937-478-2463 or
via email at email@example.com or FlexFactor@sinclair.edu.
Manufacturing Day is an annual event hosted at Sinclair Community College. Attendees are given a brief introduction to the various manufacturing programs offered in the Science, Mathematics and Engineering division through interactive demonstrations and presentations. The event occurs on the 1st Friday of October, each year.