IIT Boeing Scholars Academy Archive

  • Volunteer for IIT Boeing Scholars Academy Job Shadow Day – February 12

    Volunteer for IIT Boeing Scholars Academy Job Shadow Day – February 12

    The IIT Boeing Scholars Academy is planning a job shadow day from 10 am-2 pm on February 12, 2014 (Lincoln's Birthday) and wants volunteers who are interested in hosting students on this day.

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  • IIT Boeing Scholars Academy Faculty and Staff Information Session

    IIT Boeing Scholars Academy Faculty and Staff Information Session

    IIT faculty and staff are invited to the IIT Boeing Scholars Academy Faculty and Staff Information Session on Tuesday, December 10, 2013 from 1 - 2:30 pm in Wshnick 115 on IIT Main Campus.

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  • IIT Boeing Scholars Academy Seeking Volunteers

    IIT Boeing Scholars Academy Seeking Volunteers

    The IIT Boeing Scholars Academy is seeking volunteers to help seniors prepare for college admission interviews.

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  • Special Sustainability Forum: IIT Boeing Scholars Present Community Sustainability Projects

    Special Sustainability Forum: IIT Boeing Scholars Present Community Sustainability Projects

    As part of the IIT Boeing Scholars Academy’s summer programming, Scholars have the opportunity to immerse themselves in a weeklong “Serving through STEM (StS) Project” that gives them the opportunity to contribute to a real-world project and see first-hand how STEM-related work can help improve the world. Join us in the E1 auditorium (10 West 32nd Street) on Wednesday, July 24 from 2:30–3:30 pm for the special Sustainability Forum “Serving through STEM: Teen Community Sustainability Projects,” featuring the results of two sustainability-oriented StS Projects completed by teens.

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  • Plan to Attend the Third Annual Boeing Scholars Academy Ethics Bowl

    Plan to Attend the Third Annual Boeing Scholars Academy Ethics Bowl

    On Wednesday, July 10, 100 high school students will be participating in the third annual Boeing Scholars Academy Ethics Bowl, as part of the IIT Boeing Scholars Academy summer program. During the afternoon, teams of students will discuss a series of two cases directly related to this summer’s theme, “Challenging Borders, Reshaping Our World.” The ethics cases studies were developed based on ideas from a brainstorming session held with Boeing Scholars Academy students on June 26, and center around the issues of legal limits on over-the-counter medications and how issues of environmental sustainability play out in in one high school’s cafeteria.

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  • IIT Boeing Scholars Academy Welcomes Donations for the Night Ministry

    IIT Boeing Scholars Academy Welcomes Donations for the Night Ministry

    The IIT Boeing Scholars Academy is running a donation drive to benefit the Night Ministry, a Chicago-based organization that offers housing, health care and human connection to Chicagoans struggling with poverty or homelessness. The Boeing Scholars are collecting items that they will use to create hygiene kits to help provide small comforts to clients of the Night Ministry.

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  • Members of Leadership Grant Project “Encouraging Healthy Lifestyles and Communities” and their project mentor Julia meet at a cafe.

    IIT Boeing Scholars Academy Invites Summer Volunteers

    The Illinois Institute of Technology Boeing Scholars Academy—a free, two-year academic enrichment program in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields—is seeking volunteers to work closely with high-achieving diverse teens from Chicago-area high schools. We welcome involvement from IIT students, alumni, faculty, staff and the greater Chicagoland community!

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    IIT Boeing Scholars Celebrate Another Successful Year

    Thank you to everyone who attended the banquet on April 27 to commemorate the conclusion of another incredible year of the IIT Boeing Scholars Academy!

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    Youth and Community Leaders Collaborate to Address Gun Violence

    Last Saturday, nearly fifty people of various ages and backgrounds met at the Idea Shop for a “Youth Against Gun Violence” design thinking workshop. The event was organized by four IIT Boeing Scholars as part of their Leadership Grant Project*, "Target Future."

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  • Innovative STEM Educators Share Ideas with IIT Boeing Scholars and Friends at “Shaping the Future” Event (Updated)

    Innovative STEM Educators Share Ideas with IIT Boeing Scholars and Friends at “Shaping the Future” Event (Updated)

    On Tuesday, April 2, four innovative educators will speak at "Shaping the Future: Careers in STEM Education," a free public event for high school students, organized by the IIT Boeing Scholars Academy.

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