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2014-07-24 23:10:44

The Sierra College STEM Collaborative published “Exploring STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics” by Elizabeth Dayton, Ph.D. to explore the evidence in support of adding arts and innovation to the national effort to encourage STEM education and careers. Rocklin, CA (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 To gain insight on how educators can better prepare students for advanced manufacturing and STEM careers, the Sierra College Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM)...

2014-07-16 23:12:18

“Design Thinking in the Core Classroom” will be offered on July 30 in Colfax, CA by Sierra College STEM with PUHSD to demonstrate how educators can apply this methodology in shops, labs and classrooms, as well as use multimedia to engage students and deliver material at multiple campuses using affordable equipment. Rocklin, CA (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Teachers will learn how to connect with students in multiple locations using YouTube, digital portfolios and live broadcasting at a...

2014-07-03 23:07:09

Sierra College offers an internship program that can be considered both comprehensive and innovative. The College promotes a student career action plan for students that includes career planning classes or workshops, an "exploration" level internship opportunity and then an advanced-level internship within a specific discipline. Rocklin, CA (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 The Sierra College Internship Program was recently awarded the 2014 College of the Year from the California Internship...

2014-06-25 23:12:40

At “Disassemble It! Explore It! Rebuild It!” day camp, the Roseville Utility Exploration Center will enable 12-17 year-old makers to repurpose electronics, learn to solder circuit boards, assemble speakers and visit Sims Recycling Solutions to introduce advanced manufacturing careers with support from the Sierra College STEM Collaborative. Rocklin, CA (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 On Monday, July 7 through Friday, July 11 from 9 am to noon, the Roseville Utility Exploration Center will offer...

2014-06-04 23:14:08

John Volek served as NATYCAA’s President from 2010-11 and retired as AD at Sierra College in 2011 after eight years at the helm. He was also named the Under Armour Athletic Director of the year in 2011. Rocklin, CA (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 John Volek, who led Sierra College to national athletic prominence in the 2000’s, will be inducted into the National Alliance of Two Year College Athletic Administrators(NATYCAA) Hall of Fame Monday, June 9, at the NATYCAA Convention in Orlando, FL....

2014-05-23 23:08:36

The Gene Haas Foundation provided five $2,000 Machining Technology Scholarships for Rocklin High School graduating seniors who plan to become engineers as a result of their experiences in the Engineering Support Technology lab that was built with support from the Sierra College STEM Collaborative. Rocklin, CA (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 Five Rocklin High School graduates will each benefit from $2,000 Machining Technology Scholarships from the Gene Haas Foundation to further their Advanced...

2014-05-22 23:15:04

Sierra College sent two separate teams to compete in separate events at the 2014 SMUD Solar Regatta. Both teams returned to campus big winners. Rocklin, CA (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 The Sierra College Physics and Engineering Club along with the Energy Technology Program spent last Saturday May 17 competing in the Northern California SMUD Solar Regatta at the Rancho Seco Recreational Area in Herald, CA, and came back to the Rocklin Campus the big winners of the event. Competing in separate...

2014-04-27 23:02:01

Join this group of authors, publishers and experts in a one-of-a-kind look at a plausible dream to restore Hetch Hetchy Valley in Yosemite National Park. Rocklin, CA (PRWEB) April 27, 2014 On Friday, May 16, at 7:30 pm in the Dietrich Theater on the Rocklin Campus, Sierra College Natural History Museum and Sierra College Press are cosponsoring a lively lecture and discussion on the future of Hetch Hetchy Valley in Yosemite National Park. Dammed by the City of San Francisco for water and...

2014-03-29 23:04:37

The intent of the Love Your Body Week is to call attention to negative and harmful advertising and its impact on peoples' self esteem. Rocklin, CA (PRWEB) March 29, 2014 Beginning Monday April 7 through Friday April 11, Sierra College Rocklin campus will present the eighth annual Love Your Body Week. Love Your Body Week is an interdisciplinary event fully conceptualized, organized, and executed by Sierra College faculty, staff, and students. The week of events celebrates the human...

2014-03-20 23:29:06

Colfax High School students created a prototype of a sensor that helps skiers have more control and it was selected by Quirky, a New York-based company that makes invention accessible, for further exploration at the South by South West (SXSW) conference in Austin TX, giving students the thrill of recognition, teaching them the design process and inspiring innovation using a 3D printer provided by the Sierra College STEM Collaborative. Rocklin, CA (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 While many people...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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