STEM Exploration Day 

STEM Exploration Day

Friday, November 8, 2019
San Diego State University

This November, the Pre-College Institute welcomed students from 14 of our partner schools to celebrate National STEM Day at San Diego State University. This exciting event invited our 9th and 10th grade students at partner schools to explore Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) through workshops in labs across the University campus. 

If you would like to more information, have a media inquiry, or would like to host workshops, donate, sponsor or parner with us for future events, please contact Nadia Rohlinger at [email protected] or 619-594-1683. 


Dr. Park with STEM Day 19 Photo Frame
 Our Founder, Dr. Park, enjoying the STEM Exploration Day Festivities


Workshop Hosts - November 2019 

Thank you to the following organizations and partners who hosted workshops for our November 2019 STEM Exploration Day. 

  • Beta Alpha Psi

  • Center for Research in Mathematics & Science Education (CRMSE)

  • Center for Neurotechnology 

  • Experimental Theater

  • Illumina

  • Lincoln High School Students

  • Marine Ecology & Biology Student Association

  • Oceans Lab

  • Planetarium

  • Scripps Research

  • SDSU Aztec Baja

  • SDSU College of Sciences, Engineering, Chemistry & Mathematics

  • SDSU Library

  • Society for Advancing Chicanos & Native Americans in Science  (SACNAS)

  • Viz Center

School Contacts 

Thank you to the following individuals from our partner schools, for their efforts in cordinating STEM Exploration Day 2019.

Castle Park - Gian Itani

Mar Vista -  Alexander Conner

Montgomery - Joseph Amaro

Southwest - Victor Rodriguez & Daisy Cortez

Crawford - Tracy Ebba

Hoover - Krisztina Hagey

Lincoln - Heidi Hall

Morse - Melanie Mathews

O'Farrell - Duc Bui & Eric Rodriguez

Patrick Henry - Craig Olssen

San Diego - Christine Summers

Serra - Jonathan Medina

El Cajon Valley - Kim Roldan

Mount Miguel - Elia Ortega


Ocean's Lab STEM Day 19

 SDSU Oceans Lab



Egg Drop Winners STEM Day 19

- A Winning Group -

Egg Drop with Lincoln High School 



STEM Exploration Day History

& Past Events

Previously, in March of 2018, we welcomed about 300 high school students from 14 partner schools in San Diego to partipate in a day to explore labs and experience hands-on Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics with current SDSU students, faculty, staff and industry leaders.  Thank you to the workshop hosts, sponsors, staff, students, chaperones, and supporters who made the event a success for our students.