AT&T Grant Brings HS Students for 3D Printing in Haverstraw
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DATE: January 25, 2017
CONTACT: Maralin Roffino
AT&T Powers Program Brings HS Students to
Learn About STEM Education and Careers
Ramapo, NY – Local high school groups are scheduled to visit the exciting 3D Printing and SMARTT Lab at Rockland Community College’s Haverstraw Center, through a special program funded by an AT&T contribution to the STEM Exploratory Research Fund through the Rockland Community Foundation.
Students from Nyack High School are all set to visit on Wednesday, February 15 from 10am – noon for a tour of the center and hands-on exploration of software programs for CAD (Computer Assisted Design), prototyping and learning about the wide-range of career opportunities in STEM related fields. Students will have an opportunity to use SolidWorks software and develop a prototype for 3D printing. On February 16 the center will host a group of students from Spring Valley High School (from 10am- noon).
STEM education (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) is the path to many rewarding well-paying 21st century careers. RCC offers many degrees in STEM education, including Engineering, Math, Science, CAD and Computers. RCC offers several ways to earn college credits while still in high school, including the Early Admit and High School Programs. Learn more about Rockland Community College at www.sunyrockland.edu/admissions. To learn more about the programs Rockland Community College offers at the Haverstraw Center, please contact the Center’s Director, Brian Merritt, DM: