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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)

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

MIT chats over coffee in Houston

Join our visiting representative from the MIT Alumni Association -- Catherine Qin Shi, Associate Director of Regional Programs – for coffee/tea and a good chat about the Institute, your MIT experiences, stories, and involvement interest! Meet other fellow MIT alumni and learn about ways to stay connected with MIT and each other.


Tiny Systems, Big Impacts: Microreactors and Manufacturing on Demand

Wednesday, May 27, 2015
6:30pm – 9:00pm

Churrascos Westchase

Klavs F. Jensen
Warren K. Lewis Professor and Department Head

Department of Chemical Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

   

Come hear Professor Klavs Jensen share with us his fascinating personal research as well as an overview of the MIT Department of Chemical Engineering and its groundbreaking work on health, medicine, manufacturing, and energy. The Club will also recognize local teachers and alumni with a brief award presentation.

Space is limited. RSVP before 11:59pm CDT Friday May 22, 2015.   Learn more…


  

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 Apr 30, 2015

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

We are targeting our "long distance" golf event for Saturday, June 20, 2015 at Wolfdancer located at the Hyatt Lost Pines Resort near Bastrop.  We will invite the MIT Club of Austin and San Antonio to join us.  More about this in a month or two-but mark your calendars now.


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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