STEM education

Michael Mroziak, WBFO

For students, by students. That's how the first annual Western New York Informational Technology conference is described. Students from nearly 20 schools from throughout Western New York gathered Friday at the Erie Community College North Campus STEM Building to learn more about information technology, and encourage peers and educators to use it in all fields of study.

Michael Mroziak, WBFO

Students in Buffalo Public Schools will have an opportunity to get hands-on play while learning more about science, technology, engineering and math - or STEM - through a partnership involving the school district, a local children's museum and a telecommunications giant.

Michael Mroziak, WBFO

This wasn't your usual case of "some assembly required." Employees at Fisher Price and education students from Central Connecticut State University joined together at the toy manufacturer's East Aurora grounds Thursday today to modify more than a half dozen Power Wheels vehicles, so that children with various mobility challenges may operate them.

Michael Mroziak, WBFO

Hundreds of high school students were welcomed to the University at Buffalo's North Campus Wednesday morning for its Science Exploration Day.


Big boost coming to Canisius College STEM program

Oct 4, 2016
WBFO News photo by Eileen Buckley

Canisius College has received a one-million dollar grant from the National Science Foundation to enhance its STEM learning.   The five year grant will allow the college to provide 700-thousand dollars in scholarships starting in the fall of next year.

Erie Community College is returning to its roots in technical training.


from UB website

UB's School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and over 100 North American universities have signed onto a White House effort to bring greater diversity to the science and technology fields.


The Buffalo Public School District's first Science Week kicks off  Monday at School 19, the Native American Magnet School, with students showing what they are learning in an innovative program.

Lackawanna students enjoy STEM-themed rap performance

Dec 19, 2013
Ashley Hirtzel / WBFO News

A Scientist known as the “Grand Hank” took to the stage at Lackawanna High School Wednesday to promote STEM education.

Photo from Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) is a private, not-for-profit research and education institution at the forefront of molecular biology and genetics

With proper guidance and encouragement, minority students can find opportunities in the sciences and engineering.