STEM

With funding support from GO Virginia and in partnership with the Richard Bland College of William & Mary (RBC), the Virginia Space Grant Consortium (VSGC), Virginia Tech, and the Virginia Unmanned Systems Center at the Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) recently conducted an Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Workforce Survey to inform future workforce development and education programs to train the UAS workforce. Faculty leaders from the NSF-funded GeoTEd-UAS project...

Are you interested in starting an unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), or drone education program? Are you interested in expanding and training your workforce? If so, check out this upcoming webinar series: Preparing the Drone Workforce....

Beginning March 17, most Virginia Space Grant Consortium will  be teleworking and will not be in the office. This will continue as long as needed and until further notice is provided.  Please contact staff directly via email or contact Kelly Wilson at kawilson@odu.edu and she can forward your message accordingly.  VSGC has a temporary alternate voice message machine set up...

Interested in research topics that win STEM scholarships? The 2019-2020 VSGC Scholarship and Fellowship awardees and research titles have been posted to the website. There were seventy-four awardees; 33 graduate, 11 undergraduate, 25 STEM Bridge and five community college students....

Summers at the Virginia Space Grant Consortium are busy. Our high school programs, which offer an online component, are very popular and run throughout the summer. The videos above show a glimpse of the week-long summer academies for three of our high school programs; VASTS, VESSS and Virginia Space Coast Scholars....

At the Virginia Tech session of BLAST (Building Leaders for Advancing Science and Technology), eighth and ninth graders learned about groundwater hydrology, volcanic hazards, physics, civil and environmental engineering, biomechanics and coding. ...

Did you know that VSGC offers programs and scholarships for students and faculty from middle school all the way to graduate school? We also offer opportunities for educators. Download an interactive pdf here to learn more....