Challenger Center honors Viper students

2016-11-10T18:16:06+00:00

Sixth grade students from Viper Elementary School in Perry County filled the roles of astronauts and mission control specialists at the Challenger Learning Center of Kentucky on Tuesday, as they successfully located and named a Comet during their “Rendezvous with a Comet” Simulated Space mission. Teachers Pam Brashear and Joanna Perry had prepared their students [...]

Challenger Center honors Viper students 2016-11-10T18:16:06+00:00

Subaru of America Partners with Challenger Center to Inspire the Mars Generation

2016-12-14T19:57:38+00:00

WASHINGTON – Challenger Center, a leading science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education organization, is proud to announce a new partnership with Subaru of America focused on the development of Challenger Center’s new Mars-themed mission. Subaru has specifically invested in the creation of a professional development program for teachers, empowering them to bring STEM lessons [...]

Subaru of America Partners with Challenger Center to Inspire the Mars Generation 2016-12-14T19:57:38+00:00

Scobee harvests celestial enthusiasm

2016-11-10T18:00:43+00:00

Astronomers share excitement over harvest moon, night sky with large crowd. By Zachary-Taylor Wright zwright9@student.alamo.edu A petite, rambunctious woman excitedly announced the visibility of Venus as she rushed in front of cars on Lot 21, without so much as a glance to her left or right, with binoculars in hand and a finger frantically gesturing [...]

Scobee harvests celestial enthusiasm 2016-11-10T18:00:43+00:00

Challenger Center Travels to Indiana for Education Program Training

2016-12-14T19:57:38+00:00

WASHINGTON (September 15, 2016) – Challenger Center, a leading science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education organization will host a week long training workshop for its new Expedition Mars mission at Challenger Learning Center of Northwest Indiana from September 19-23. “The release of Expedition Mars is an important step for this organization as it demonstrates [...]

Challenger Center Travels to Indiana for Education Program Training 2016-12-14T19:57:38+00:00

Why We Continue to Emphasize 21st Century Skills

2016-12-14T19:57:38+00:00

A recent article in the Wall Street Journal talked about the high demand for individuals with strong 21st century skills like communication, teamwork and critical thinking. “Employers are increasingly looking for workers with strong soft skills—those traits that don’t show up in a job posting but are essential for succeeding in the workplace, like working [...]

Why We Continue to Emphasize 21st Century Skills 2016-12-14T19:57:38+00:00

Sean Robinson Alumni Profile

2017-07-07T19:10:42+00:00

Name: Sean Robinson Center Visited: Challenger Learning Center at Heartland Community College Education: Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign (UIUC), Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering from UIUC (in progress) Current Profession: Manufacturing Engineer at Aerojet Rocketdyne Previous STEM Experience: Tech- Network Consultant When did you visit a [...]

Sean Robinson Alumni Profile 2017-07-07T19:10:42+00:00

Back to School with Challenger Center

2016-12-14T19:57:38+00:00

The beginning of another school year is upon us and that means Challenger Learning Centers are ready to deliver out-of-this-world STEM education programs to students and teachers all year long. Each one of the 43 Challenger Learning Centers offers at least one space-themed simulated mission, our signature program, where students travel to the lunar surface, [...]

Back to School with Challenger Center 2016-12-14T19:57:38+00:00

Challenger Center Announces Chair Elect and New Board Member

2016-12-14T19:57:38+00:00

WASHINGTON (September 7, 2016) – Challenger Center, a leading science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education organization, is pleased to announce the election of Virginia “Ginger” Barnes, retired Boeing Vice President, as Chair Elect and the election of Josh Izenberg, Co-Founder and CLO of Off-World, Inc. as a board member “Ginger has proven herself to [...]

Challenger Center Announces Chair Elect and New Board Member 2016-12-14T19:57:38+00:00

Waco Celebrates Grand Opening of Challenger Learning Center

2016-09-02T15:59:29+00:00

Texas State Technical College (TSTC) Waco is now home to the newest Challenger Learning Center. Challenger Center President and CEO Lance Bush joined TSTC Provost Adam Hutchison and TSTC Chancellor and CEO Michael Reeser for the official grand opening celebration on Thursday, September 1. The first TSTC Challenger Learning Center opened on the College's Harlingen campus in [...]

Waco Celebrates Grand Opening of Challenger Learning Center 2016-09-02T15:59:29+00:00