Our friends at Cohere did some amazing work for our new video. It’s narrated by our students and features original music by Adam, our multi-talented Program Facilitator! Check it out below.
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Fall programs have flown past the halfway mark, meaning that many of our classes have already met with scientist mentors from a range of Science Center companies! We work closely with mentors to help design engaging experiences for our students, and it’s always a fun challenge to sit down with…Read More
It’s been an exciting month at FirstHand. Temperatures are dropping, fall programs have kicked off, and we just picked up a big award. And…we have a new team member! Our new Program Facilitator, Melissa Kurman, joins FirstHand after completing her Master’s degree in biology at California State University-Northridge. Along with…Read More
By Alison Burdo | October 10, 2017 | Philadelphia Business Journal The University City Science Center is among the Philadelphia area organizations to receive a national recognition Tuesday morning when US2020 announced it is the recipient of its third annual STEM Mentoring Awards. The Science Center, Steppingstone Scholars Inc. and Spark are…Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. — (October 10, 2017) – For the second time in three years, the University City Science Center’s FirstHand program has won a US2020 STEM Mentoring Award. Representatives of the FirstHand program travelled to Washington, D.C. Tuesday, October 10th, to accept the award for Excellence in Volunteer Experience from…Read More
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