PEO STRI Interns Deliver Enhanced SeaPerch

By Abdul Siddiqui, US Army PEO STRI STEM Mentor

Team-Orlando-Simulation-PEOSTRI-STEM-launchThe U.S. Army Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation (PEO STRI) Engineering Directorate, in collaboration with the members of Team Orlando and Central Florida STEM Education Council, implemented a high school internship three years ago to […]

August 11th, 2014|STEM|

Valencia Holds Roundtable on Possible M&S Degree

By Dolly Rairigh Glass

Just last month, representatives from academia, industry and government met at Valencia Community College (Orlando, Fla.) for a roundtable to discuss the possibility of creating a degree in Modeling and Simulation as a bridge from high school to an M&S graduate degree.

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May 7th, 2014|Collaboration Successes, STEM|

NAWCTSD Past, Present Executives Discuss STEM, Mentoring

By Derrick Matthews, NAWCTSD Public Affairs Office

One of the highlights of Science and Engineering week at NAWCTSD was an Executive Panel discussion featuring the former and current senior civilian executive leaders of the organization. Former Executive Director Hank Okraski and Ray Malatino joined current Technical Director John Meyers to discuss the importance of promoting […]

March 14th, 2014|Events, STEM|

Experiencing Florida’s First STEM Day

By Benn Aaronson, Team Orlando STEM Advocate

On March 5, I saw the Florida State Capitol rotunda transformed into an interactive demonstration of the importance of Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) for Florida’s first “STEM Day at the Capitol,” bringing together students, science centers, industry and STEM advocates to inform and educate the state’s […]

March 14th, 2014|Events, STEM|

STTC Supports Successful IST Robotics Club

By Daniel Barber, Ph.D., UCF Institute for Simulation and Training

The University of Central Florida (UCF) Creed states “Integrity, scholarship, community, creativity, and excellence are the core values that guide our conduct, performance, and decisions.” One core approach taken in support of this creed is a commitment to reaching out to our […]

March 14th, 2014|Education and Training, STEM|

Team Orlando Supports Future Scientists and Engineers

Volunteers from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory’s Human Research Directorate, Simulation and Training Technology Center (ARL-HRED STTC), the Army Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation (PEO STRI) and the Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division (NAWC‐TSD) served as judges at the Seminole County Regional Science Fair.

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February 18th, 2014|STEM|

Team Orlando Supporting STEM Day at the Capitol

By Dolly Rairigh Glass

Team Orlando STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) Advocate, Benn Aaronson, will take part in the first ever STEM Day at the Capitol, March 5, at the Capitol Building in Tallahassee.

5TEM Day_CapitolThe Orlando Science Center, which partners with Team Orlando on various […]

February 18th, 2014|Events, STEM|

Team Orlando at Otronicon

By Terri M. Bernhardt

Once again, Team Orlando participated in the Orlando Science Center’s Otronicon event. Otronicon is a four-day technology experience and is one of the largest events of the year for the Orlando Science Center. Team Orlando’s participation demonstrates their ongoing collaborative outreach efforts in the Greater Orlando area.

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February 18th, 2014|Collaboration Successes, Events, STEM|

SimLEARN Staff Demonstrate Simulation Skills to Students

by Gerald Sonenberg, as published in SimLEARN Newsletter, Winter 2014

SimLEARN staff provided medical simulation demonstrations to more than 400 high school and middle school students from throughout Florida Sept. 30 at the Lou Frey Institute of Politics and Government on the University of Central Florida. The “Simulation: Evolutionary Past, Boundless Future” event demonstrated careers […]

January 15th, 2014|Medical, STEM|

Team Orlando, Orange County Heighten STEM Awareness

By Terri M. Bernhardt

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs declared Dec. 1-7 as “STEM Week” in Orange County with a signed proclamation during the Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference (I/ITSEC). Jacobs presented the signed proclamation to Team Orlando, Orange County Public Schools and the National Training and Simulation Association (NTSA), the organizers of I/ITSEC.


December 18th, 2013|STEM|