Category Archives: Outreach

Volunteer and outreach opportunities

Girl’s Engineering Night 2018

Thanks to all of the volunteers and participants who made this year’s Girls Engineering Night such a success! We had 25 5th-9th grade girls participate and a record number of volunteers help out with a fun night where the girls … Continue reading

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Volunteer Opportunity FIRST Tech Challenge @ Weber State

FIRST Robotics is looking for volunteers for the upcoming competition on February 10th. If you are interested in helping, register in the FIRST system at this link:  https://my.firstinspires.org/Dashboard//   FIRST Tech Challenge Utah State Championship Weber State University Swenson Gym Saturday, Feb. … Continue reading

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Maker Space – Salt Lake Center for Science Education

The Salt Lake Center for Science Education (SLCSE) is creating a girls maker space run by women volunteers from the school and community.  Girls maker space will be on Friday’s from 1:30 to 3:30 starting the beginning of November. They … Continue reading

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SWE Girls Engineering Night at the Leonardo Event-May 2

Below are the pictures from our first annual Girls Engineering Night at the Leonardo Museum.  I think we all agree it was a great success!  SWE Volunteers had loads of fun teaching 30 girls 5th-7th grade about assembly line pizzas (they could eat, of course), building … Continue reading

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EYH Expanding Your Horizons Salt Lake March 7, 2015

On Saturday, March 7, we joined the IEEE workshop to help make brush-bots with middle school girls.  Willow Toso (center) led the workshop and gave the girls a short primer on electricity.  There were 3 hour long workshops, breakfast and lunch … Continue reading

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FTC at WSU-Feb 21-Pictures and write up

It was a fantastic event at Weber State University! Held Saturday Feb 21, it was the day long FTC Championship Robotics Competition. SWE was there. FTC stands for First Tech Challenge.  This is for the medium size robots with more … Continue reading

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SWEeter Futures Log in Hours

Greetings GSL SWE Members and Friends, I am happy to announce that we will now log all of our SWE related volunteer/outreach hours at http://surveymonkey.com/s/omtool. SWE HQ has decided this year to take over reporting for SWEeter Futures. Logging our hours … Continue reading

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