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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 8 events - see Events page for full listing)

Saturday, February 25, 2017

MIT Judges Needed for 2017 Science & Engineering Fair - Houston

The MIT Club needs judges for the 2017 Science Engineering Fair of Houston.

Saturday, February 25, 2017
12:30 - 3:00 pm

“Registering” for this event occurs when you email Arno Bommer ’83, the coordinator for this event.  To add this event to your calendar as a placeholder calendar entry, use this ICS file.

Learn more and register here.


Monday, February 27, 2017

2017 Houston Rockets - Presentation and Game

A joint event sponsored by
Northwestern University Club of Houston
MIT Club of South Texas

Houston Rockets vs Indiana Pacers

Registration deadline extended to 11:59pm CT, Tues Feb 14, 2017  Mon, Feb 13, 2017

Mon, Feb 27, 2017

6:00pm Enter Pre-Game Shoot via Rockets Team Shop Entrance
6:15pm – 7:00pm Pre-Game Shoot
7:00pm All Toyota Center Doors open
7:15pm Presentation
8:30pm Game
Note:  We have learned that this game will be broadcast on TNT and therefore game tip off time has moved to 8:30pm

Toyota Center

Register and pay via our website before 11:59pm CT, Tues Feb 14, 2017 (was Feb 13) (Registration email will have ICS calendar link.)  Learn more...

To add this event to your calendar w/o registering (i.e. you want a placeholder calendar entry, to remind you to eventually RSVP) use this ICS file.

For the eight time, we have a wonderful opportunity to cheer for the Houston Rockets, as well as hear about Sports statistics from the team's general manager and MIT alum, Daryl Morey.  Morey holds a bachelor's degree in computer science with an emphasis on statistics from Northwestern University, as well as an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management.  This event is co-sponsored by the Northwestern University Club of Houston and the MIT Club of South Texas.



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K-12 STEM News

MIT Judges Needed for 2017 Science & Engineering Fair - Houston

The MIT Club needs judges for the 2017 Science Engineering Fair of Houston.

Saturday, February 25, 2017
12:30 - 3:00 pm 

Learn more here.


2017 LEAP Program for Local Teachers

Made Possible By The William Z. Hwa '40 '41 Leadership in Education Scholarship 

Do You Know A Science or Math Teacher That Would Like to Attend a 1 Week Summer Session at MIT?

The Club recognizes key science and math teachers who are making a difference and to support their ongoing commitment to educating our youth in science and technology.  We invite science and math teachers from the Greater Houston/South Texas Area to apply for the 2017 MIT Leadership in Education Award (LEAP). This award includes a scholarship to attend the one-week MIT Science and Engineering Program for Teachers being held at MIT from June 25 to July 1, 2017.  The scholarship covers travel expenses and tuition/room & board.

 
Application deadline is Feb 14, 2017 - learn more at our LEAP webpage

MIT+K12 Videos Website

MIT+K12 Videos is an educational outreach media program in the Office of Digital Learning. They produce original digital media and live programming that seeks to spark curiosity and a love of learning among middle-high school students, open the door to the science / technology / engineering / math (STEM) world, and promote STEM-literacy among the general public.

Browse the site to learn more about videos, outreach, on-campus opportunities, and how MIT is building a community of learners and teachers at MIT and beyond.


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


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News

Local Alumni Spotlight: Ron Sills CH ‘70
Affiliate Event: "2017 North America Natural Gas Monetization Forum"
ABB Automation & Power Center – Houston
Feb 28, 2017
7:00am to 5:30pm

Register at http://adi-analytics.com/conference/ 
Early bird discount available through Feb 6, 2017

Dr. Ronald (Ron) Sills CH ‘70, Founding Director, XTL & DME Institute, is an internationally recognized expert and speaker on energy issues, particularly about hydrocarbon conversion to gasoline and diesel, and is Conference Co-Chair of the 2017 North America Natural Gas Monetization Forum (hosted by ADI Analytics)

Local Alumni Spotlight Series:
If you have upcoming events, contributions, milestones, or other important news you want to share about yourself or other MIT alumni in the greater Houston, Galveston, and College Station areas,  please e-mail us at spotlight@mithouston.org.  Please include a brief (2-3 sentence) description of the promotion or event, details on location and any admissions fees (if necessary), as well as your name, class year, and department affiliation.


Annual Club Membership Drive – Calendar Year 2017

The MIT Club of South Texas invites you to join or renew your membership for 2017.  Membership in the club runs coincident with the calendar year.  Need to sign up for 2017 membership or need to check your membership status?  Please visit our website Membership page.


Volunteer Opportunity with Family Point Resources in the Energy Corridor

What:
Volunteer opportunities Monday – Thursday,  one hour shifts from 4-6pm
No long term commitment – serve once a week or less often to fit your schedule

Where:
Family Point Resources
725 Bateswood Drive
Houston, TX  77079
Located near Kirkwood and Memorial Drive in the Energy Corridor

Family Point Resources is a community center serving the needs of at risk youth providing after school homework assistance and supervised recreation. Typical volunteer needs are Homework Helper, Outside Activity Supervisor, Library Study Supervisor, Lobby Attendant and Snack Bag Packer. Positions are available Monday through Thursday in 1-hour shifts from 4 to 6 pm. Volunteers can serve once a week or less often to fit your schedule. Learn more...


Club of South Texas Board of Directors for 2016-2017

We pleased to announce the MIT Club of South Texas 2016-2017 Board of Directors!

Cordelia Price '78 is our new President, and Al Cisar '73 is President-Elect.  A big thank you to Marilyn Taggi Cisar '76 for serving as President last year.

The full board roster can be found at
www.mithouston.org/leadership


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...


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