UTRGV receives $1.5 million for STEM Education

News

EDINBURG, Texas – The office of U.S. Senator John Cornyn announcing a $1.5 million federal grant for UTRGV for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics education (STEM).

The funding is being made available through the National Science Foundation. The grant will be used for programs designed to get young Hispanic Valley students and their families in the interested in STEM related careers and experiences.

UTRGV says it plans to use a portion of the funds to produce a different type of outreach.

Dr. Karen Lozano, UTRGV Mechanical Engineering Professor, “It’s like an onstage extravaganza. Like a Broadway type of outreach. We have a collaboration between the engineering department and the theater department.”

University officials also adding the new outreach effort will also be produced in spanish.

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

COVID-19 SAFETY TIPS

COVID Tip: Wash Your Hands

Thumbnail for the video titled "COVID Tip: Wash Your Hands"

COVID Tip: Cover When Coughing and Sneezing

Thumbnail for the video titled "COVID Tip: Cover When Coughing and Sneezing"

COVID Tip: Disinfecting

Thumbnail for the video titled "COVID Tip: Disinfecting"

COVID Tip: Cover Your Mouth

Thumbnail for the video titled "COVID Tip: Cover Your Mouth"

COVID Tip: Avoid Close Contact

Thumbnail for the video titled "COVID Tip: Avoid Close Contact"

COVID-19 Tip: Disinfect Areas

Thumbnail for the video titled "COVID-19 Tip: Disinfect Areas"

COVID-19 Tip: Wash Hands Often

Thumbnail for the video titled "COVID-19 Tip: Wash Hands Often"

ValleyCentral App Links

App Store Link
Google Play Link

Inside RGV Politics

More Inside RGV Politics
More Throwback Thursday