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Welcome to the
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)

Thursday, September 25, 2014

2014 Sept 25 Houston *InterClub Happy Hour
(20/30+ somethings, but all ages are welcome!)
Hosted by MIT

The Hay Merchant
Thursday, Sept 25, 2014

6pm - 9pm
No Host Bar

Saturday, October 18, 2014

2014 Oct 18 Day Hike & BYO Picnic
Saturday Oct 18, 2014
Brazos Bend State Park

Meet at Park at by 10am
http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/state-parks/brazos-bend
$7 per person charge at park entrance

Come out to Brazos Bend State Park for an enjoyable day hike and brown-bag picnic! Meet at Brazos Bend (or carpool-- arrangements to follow) by 10 AM. Plan to wander around on park trails until 2 PM, stopping to eat somewhere scenic.

Although there is no charge for this event, please RSVP via our website to give us an idea of how many people will be coming.  The $7 per person Park fee is payable to the Park upon entrance.

Questions?  Please contact  Katherine Leskin katherinel@mithouston.org

  

K-12 STEM News

Science Olympiad 2014 - Call for Volunteers

K-12 STEM Volunteer Opportunity - Science Olympiad Tournament 2014

The MIT Club of South Texas is the co sponsor of a Science Olympiad Invitational Tournament to be held at Lone Star College-Kingwood on December 13, 2014.


We are looking for MIT alumni and their friends and family to help out in several areas:

1. Test writing for Middle School and High School.   There will be two online meetings to help you get started.  There is also an optional Coaches Clinic on each topic that will be held at Texas A&M on October4 to help you learn more about the expectations of the depth of knowledge for each event.  Topics include

  • Anatomy (Cardiovascular, Integumentary, Immune)
  • BioProcess Lab
  • Disease Detectives (Population growth)
  • Entomology
  • Green Generation
  • Dynamic Planet (Oceanography)
  • Fossils
  • Meteorology (Climate)
  • Road Scholar
  • Solar System
  • Air Trajectory
  • Crave the Wave
  • Simple Machines
  • Can't Judge a Powder
  • Crime Busters
  • Bridge Building
  • Elastic Launched Glider
  • Robo-Cross
  • Wheeled Vehicle
  • Bottle Rocket
  • Experimental Design
  • Picture This
  • Write It Do It
2. Help running the invitational on December 13.   Volunteers are needed to proctor and grade exams, compile scores and give out awards.

More information on the Science Olympiad general program can be found at www.soinc.org  To volunteer or for more information please contact Marilyn Taggi Cisar  at marilyn@mithouston.org or visit the Club of South Texas’ Science Olympiad background webpage www.mithouston.org/science-olympiad

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


  


News

MIT Press Special Promotion for South Texas Alumni: “Marketing the Moon”
The MIT Press has graciously offered South Texas alumni a 20% discount on their new publication, “Marketing the Moon.”  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...


Annual Club Membership Drive – Calendar Year 2014

The MIT Club of South Texas invites you to join or renew your membership for 2014.  Membership in the club runs coincident with the calendar year.  Need to sign up for 2014 membership or need to check your membership status?  Please visit our website Membership page.  NOTE:  Need to renew your membership for 2014?  Please wait until Oct 1, 2014:  paying your membership dues Oct 1 - Dec 31 will get you credit for both 2014 and 2015!


  

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