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MIT Club of South Texas!

  • Serving Alumnae and Alumni in the Greater Houston, Galveston, and College Station Areas
  • Sponsoring Activities for MIT South Texas Alumnae and Alumni
  • Assisting MIT in Recruiting Students and Promoting its Reputation Promoting Engineering, Science, and Math Education in Our Local Area


Upcoming Events
(next 4 events - see Events page for full listing)

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

2015 MITEF TX: Advances in DNA Testing for Genealogy & Anthropology Affiliate Event:
MIT Enterprise Forum of Texas Flagship Event:  Advances in DNA Testing for Genealogy and Anthropology


April 28, 2015, Tuesday
5:30-8:30pm

Drinks and hors d'oeuvres 5:30pm
Program starts at 6:30pm

Join the MIT Enterprise Forum of Texas and BioHouston to hear Bennett Greenspan, Founder of Family Tree DNA,  discuss the Advances in DNA testing that are affecting Genealogy, Anthropology, Medicine and more.  In the second half of the program,  Russ Capper will interview Bennett and talk about the experience and challenges of founding the first commercial DNA testing company in the world for Genealogy (Family Tree DNA).  Family Tree DNA has collaborated with other organizations to allow people to trace their heritage and geographic origins.  Learn more…

2015 Apr 28 Houston *InterClub 2.0 Social

30/40/50+ somethings, but all ages are welcome!)
Hosted by Vassar, Columbia and MIT

The Rainbow Lodge
http://rainbow-lodge.com/
TUESday, Apr 28, 2015
6 – 9pm

No Host Bar


 

  

K-12 STEM News

Lemelson-MIT JV InvenTeams 2015 Program for Houston

The Lemelson-MIT JV InvenTeams Program will again host Houston area high schools in 2015.  Members of the MIT community are needed to mentor JV InvenTeams and more information on locations and times will be available as the schools are selected.  Learn more about this unique and innovative K-12 STEM outreach program.


South Texas K-12 STEM Webpage Launch
We have launched our K-12 STEM webpage!
Learn more...


  


News

Seeking volunteers for Star of Hope “Activities for Teens” Sessions

As part of its local community outreach the MIT Club of South Texas will host a series of educational enrichment programs for teen residents of the Star of Hope.  The programs will be held on Friday evenings at the Women & Family Emergency Shelter and Transitional Living Center in Houston.

Initial program topics include a demonstration by a robotics competition team, current direction of space exploration and technology careers in 2025 (medical, industrial, military, etc.). Each program would be a one-evening presentation with an engaging multifaceted curriculum designed for youth. Volunteers are needed for curriculum development as well as presenters including professionals to offer testimonials and encouragement.  Alumni may volunteer for either curriculum development or curriculum presentation tasks.
All participants in the presentations required to complete a Star of Hope Volunteer Application for advance clearance. Those seeking additional information or interested in joining a program night please contact David Brown at david-b@mithouston.org


MIT CoSTx Golf Update

Dateline Feb 8, 2015

Attention MIT Houston golfers!  Read about the latest CoSTx Golf news here.


Annual Club Membership Drive – Calendar Year 2015

The MIT Club of South Texas invites you to join or renew your membership for 2015.  Membership in the club runs coincident with the calendar year.  Need to sign up for 2015 membership or need to check your membership status?  Please visit our website Membership page. 


We’re Looking for Speakers…Got an Interesting Topic?

Can you give an interesting presentation about your profession (or avocation)?  This can be a professional talk, an overview of an area, or a collection of “war stories” about your professional experiences. We’re looking for local alums to speak at an upcoming club event.  Learn more...


Call For MIT Board Volunteers
The MIT Club of South Texas is looking for people who would like to: be officers, be board members, or just get more involved.  Learn more...


  

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