In the News

MMH-speaker-img_assist-705x900Dalkeith Facey, DO, general surgeon, from Massena Memorial Hospital was the recent keynote speaker at the Terra Science and Education Fair at SUNY Potsdam. Facey shared his journey to where he is today with the middle and high school students from the surrounding areas who were demonstrating at the fair, said a press release from the hospital. Read more…

 

 

Award-Honors-Fehmi-300x200Fehmi Damkaci, professor and chair of SUNY Oswego’s chemistry department and founder and director of the GENIUS Olympiad environmental competition in Oswego for high school students from scores of countries around the world for nearly nine years, has earned the SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Faculty Service. Read more…

DSC_0190Usually everyone wants an ‘A,’ but when it comes to educational initiatives, it’s divided. You have STEM, which stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. Then there’s STEAM, with the ‘A’ standing for arts. “We need to bring the arts into the STEAM because that’s what’s giving the creativity to be creative and to incorporate that into the STEM process,” said Jaime Alicea, Syracuse City School District Superintendent. But, that’s not the feeling across the board. Read more…

ozark photoThe Ozarks Science & Engineering Fair was held March 26 at Missouri State University. Over 250 students participated from schools across southwest Missouri. Winners from Marshfield include the following: read more…

 

 

In the news imageKarthikeyan, an eighth-grader at Oxford Middle School, is making an impact on the environment with his work on recycling Styrofoam. At the State Science fair on Friday, April 5th, with his project titled, “Styro-carbon: An effective approach to recycle Styrofoam” Karthikeyan won several awards. read more…

 

 

 

Con­grat­u­la­tions to the 14 Sleepy Hol­low High School stu­dents who com­peted in the Re­gen­eron Westch­ester Sci­ence and En­gi­neer­ing Fair  (WE­SEF) on March 16 at Sleepy Hol­low High School (SHHS). Ap­prox­i­mately 600 stu­dents from Westch­ester and Put­nam coun­ties com­peted in the event where they pre­sented their sci­ence re­search pro­jects. read more…

CNY Science Fair In the newsThe 40th annual Central New York Science & Engineering Fair (CNYSEF) took place on Sunday at the SRC Arena on the campus of Onondaga Community College. Three of the top senior-level winners – as selected by the judges – earned all-expense-paid trips to the Intel International Science & Engineering Fair to be held May 12 to 17 in Phoenix, Arizona. read more…

This past Saturday March 23, at the 77th annual Western New York Regional Science and Engineering Fair at D’Youville College, Medina Clifford Wise Intermediate School sixth grader Ryder Jones was named the Orleans County Science Champion, and he was awarded a certificate and one hundred dollars. read more…

 

Judges at the Northern Idaho Science and Engineering Fair declared projects from Grangeville and Kamiah high schools the Best of Fair award winners and one from Moscow High School as the Fair runner-up. They were among 76 projects presented by 119 students from 12 North Idaho            schools at the third annual event, which the Idaho STEM Action Center staged March 2 at the Coeur d’Alene Resort. read more…

South O’Brien Freshmen placing at the South O’Brien Science Fair held at Paullina on February 25 had at the opportunity to improve their project for a bigger and tougher competition. That Science Fair, Western Iowa Science and Engineering Fair, was held at Iowa Central Community College in Fort Dodge on Saturday March 14, 2019. read more… 

  • Remarkable achievement from GENIUS Olympiad 2018
    GO_6_27_18.pngHorizon International Bilingual School has successfully participated in Genius Olympiad in Oswego, New York. Horizon International Bilingual students competed in different categories such as Robotics, science, short movie and VPA (art and music). Students had an amazing two day trip in Washington D.C and then New York for another two days. read more…

 

 

 

 

  • ‘GENIUS Olympiad’ at SUNY Oswego needs your help to pick winners
    Slider_2017_TNRSEFHigh school students from across the world are meeting at SUNY Oswego Tuesday to compete in a robotics competition – and they need you. Students from 70 countries and 34 states are putting their engineering and programming skills to the test for the “Genius Olympiad.” The opening ceremony is Tuesday from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Marano Campus Center Arena and it’s open to the public. The competition runs through Saturday. read more…

 

 

  • Girls World Expo
    Syr_11_6_2016Girls World Expo is a day-long event created by local teen girls for local teen girls – our local Girls Advisory Board is made up of teens from Syracuse who have created a unique show just for you! We have also worked closely with our local media partner, The Post-Standard, to fill the day with seminars, performances, demonstrations and vendors that serve your needs in the Syracuse area! read more…

 

  • 3 Utica schools receive grants for projects
    Programs at three Utica schools have been awarded Capacity Building Grants from Terra Science and Education Inc. in Syracuse. Martin Luther King, Jr. was awarded $3,266 to expand its STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics) program.  read more…

 

 

  • Brothers claim a gold medal at GENIUS Olympiad
    Alex and Andi Spiride win gold for their project, “Noninvasive Wireless Energy Transfer for Implantable Medical Devices.” The brothers  competing in the 2017 Genius Olympiad were judged on criteria such as poster organization and content, skills and data management, and oral presentation  among others. read more…   

 

  • Sunnyside scientist collects international honors
    OSWEGO, N.Y. — A Sunnyside science fair standout has make her mark on the international field after taking second place in    the Genius Olympiad this past week. “I was excited and surprised,” Sunnyside High School student Karen Villanueva said of her finish.  read more…

 

 

  • Potsdam middle school students win honors at regional science fair
    Potsdam32_4_6_2017.pngKingston Middle School sent 32 seventh graders to the TERRA Regional Science Fair at SUNY Potsdam recently. Students won multiple awards including Honors (11 awards), Crossing Over Recognition for advancement to the senior division next year (11 awards), High Honors (4 awards), and Highest Honors (11 awards).  read more…

 

 

 

  • More than 100 students compete in WNY science fair
    More than 100 students in grades 5 through 12 from five counties competed Saturday in the WNY Regional Science & Engineering Fair at Cheektowaga Central High School. Prizes were to be awarded to the top three exhibitors in three age groups: grades 9 through 12; grades 7 and 8; and grades 5 and 6. read more… 

 

  • Salmon River Middle School Students Attend Science Fair at SUNY Potsdam
    Salmon_3_23_17.pngOn March 1st, Salmon River Middle School held their annual science fair. Out of all of the projects, a select few were chosen to move on to the Terra Northeast Regional Science and Engineering Fair hosted at SUNY Potsdam. Salmon River Middle School was the recipient of a Science grant of two thousand dollars for bringing the largest amount of students to this event from a single school district.  read more… 

 

 

  • Forty Years of Science Congress
    40years_3_19_2017.pngOn Sunday, March 19, 2017, the Central Western Section of the Science Teachers Association of NYS will sponsor the annual Science Congress at St. John Fisher College. Students (grades 6-12) from the counties represented by Central Western Section, Monroe, Wayne, Livingston, Yates, Ontario, Seneca, plus Chemung, Steuben, and Schuyler, present their research projects to scientists and educators who judge their understanding, research methods, and ability to communicate. Student work is recognized with cash prizes, scholarships, and opportunities to advance to other competitions (list of prizes to be posted online soon). read more…
  • SUNY Potsdam to Host Internationally-Affiliated Science Fair
    SUNY Potsdam is proud to host the inaugural Terra Northeast Regional Science and Engineering Fair (TNRSEF) on March 11 for students in grades 6-12. Students from Clinton, Essex, Franklin and St. Lawrence counties will compete, earn scholarships and win awards at the College’s Barrington Student Union from 9 a.m.-5 p.m.  read more… 

 

 

 

  • Students participated in Genius Olympiad
    student-scienceMinister of Science and Technology Excellency Jorge Penicela Nhambiu received our students who participated in Genius Olympiads which was organized in the USA. Participants had succeeded to get 1 silver medal,2 bronze medals and 2 mention medals. read more…

 

  • Look what was happening at Girls World Expo in Syracuse
    Fair_2018Check out the photos from Syracuse’s Girl world Expo that took place in the Horticulture Building at the New York State Fairgrounds. Girls World Expo is a national movement of one-day events for teenage girls. The organization says, “Each Expo is diversely designed to connect girls with their community, empowering them to discover their potential, find their best path to personal and professional success, meet new people, try new things and have fun!” read more…

 

 

  • PCS students succeed at science fairs
    Olean_5_22_2016Portville Central School science teacher Bob Stives is delighted with student competitors this year who applied themselves to exhibit projects at area and regional science fairs. Two achievers especially stand out. Senior Jayce Freeborn was named a Ying Scholar at the Tri Region Science and Engineering Fair at Onondaga Community College in Syracuse. Mariah Bloise, also a senior, recently attended the 2016 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) in Phoenix, Ariz. read more… 

 

 

  • Rochester Regional Science Fair
    teacher-training More than 300 local students participated in Rochester’s Regional Science Fair on Friday.  Ishaan Govindarajan is an eighth grader from Friedell Middle School and spent months preparing for the fair. read more…

 

  • Terra Summer Internship Program Develops Student Leadership Skills
    internship-CNYworksThe Terra Science and Education Program offered 18 SCSD high school students from all five district high schools the opportunity to participate in a summer internship and leadership program, all rolled into one! Each weekday morning, students participate in an internship with a local organization, funded through CNY Works. They return to the Syracuse Academy of Science, where Terra is based, for lunch, and then they spend the afternoon hours in a discussion-based class. The focus? “We want to talk about things that get overlooked in academic curriculum,” Program Director Josh Turnquest explained, noting that students discuss things like population and race through the lens of environment, homelessness and hunger, and immigration. read more…

 

  • Terra Summer Internship Program Develops Student Leadership Skills
    internship-CNYworks2.jpgAbout two dozen high schoolers are getting an early start to potential career paths thanks to a Syracuse kick-start program.They will spend the next few weeks helping out various non-profits in the community through the Terra Summer Internship Program.The Food Bank of Central New York is just one of the sites students will be lending a helping hand, sorting food and planning fundraising events. Organizers say the program is a great opportunity to get some real-world experience, while also giving back to the community. read more…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • GENIUS Olympiad Boosts Entries, Adds Business Section
    genius-article2GENIUS Olympiad, SUNY Oswego’s global high school competition for environmental innovation and advocacy, has drawn 39 percent more entries than last year, and for the first time has invited projects in entrepreneurship and business social responsibility for the June 15-19 event. Judges chose as finalists 401 of the 1,171 project entries in science, art, creative writing, music, design and business submitted by students from 69 countries and 34 states, according to the competition’s director and founder, Fehmi Damkaci of the SUNY Oswego chemistry faculty. read more…

 

  • World Comes to Oswego June 15 for GENIUS Olympiad
    genius-article3.jpgThe fourth annual SUNY Oswego Olympiad high school environmental competition will welcome a record turnout of about 600 students, supervisors and guests from around the world June 15 to 20 to the shores of Lake Ontario. The Finalists visiting Oswego hail from near–high schools in Oswego and Onondaga counties and 29 states in all–and far–Albania and Azerbaijan, Turkey and Tanzania, and 46 other countries. Judges advanced a most-ever 328 projects for the finals each submitted by up to two students among a record-shattering 842 entries. read more…

Press Releases

Astronaut Dr. James A. Pawelczyk to address students
March, 19 2018

Connecticut Students Earn Recognition at International Science Competition
June, 29 2016

SYRACUSE STUDENTS LEND HELPING HAND TO LOCAL NONPROFITS
July 13, 2015

FRANK FOWLER TO SPEAK TO SUMMER LEADERS
July 27, 2015

URBAN EDUCATION CONFERENCE TO BE HELD AT SHERATON
October 2015