by Laura Roberts
Housatonic Community College (HCC) invites the community to STEAM Fest 2018 – a celebration of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics on Wednesday, November 7th and Thursday, November 8th from 10am – 2pm on the HCC campus.
This exciting event, now in its second year, provides an opportunity for engagement and exchange with STEAM professionals, and will feature a lecture, a panel discussion, presentations, and numerous exhibitors providing hands-on activities and interactive demonstrations. Attendees will also have the chance to meet representatives from colleges and universities offering STEAM programming, and to visit the University of Bridgeport – Discovery Museum STEM on Wheels bus - a mobile laboratory offering hands-on experiences.
Housatonic Community College currently offers over 60 associate degree or certificate options in the STEAM disciplines. Through active hands-on learning, students build up their qualifications to support movement along educational or career paths to potentially higher-paying jobs.