Challenger Center continues Ellison Onizuka’s mission

2017-03-20T15:53:23+00:00

Saturday January 28th marks a somber anniversary for Hawaii and for the United States. 31 years ago, the Space Shuttle Challenger exploded 73 seconds after lift-off. The explosion killed all 7 astronauts on board, including Kona born mission specialist Ellison Onizuka, who was the nation's first Asian-American astronaut. From that tragedy comes opportunity. Thousands of [...]

Challenger Center continues Ellison Onizuka’s mission 2017-03-20T15:53:23+00:00

Day of remembrance: Challenger legacy lives on in students

2017-03-20T15:46:22+00:00

NORMAL — Friday was both a day of remembrance and a day of celebration at the Challenger Learning Center at Heartland Community College. About 40 students from Roanoke-Benson Junior High took part in simulated space missions — as more than 60,000 students have done before them in the nearly 12 years since missions began at the center's [...]

Day of remembrance: Challenger legacy lives on in students 2017-03-20T15:46:22+00:00

Challenger Center Marks 31st Anniversary of Space Shuttle Tragedy

2017-02-09T01:59:31+00:00

WASHINGTON (January 26, 2017) – Challenger Center, a leading science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education organization, continues to honor the Challenger crew more than three decades after the shuttle tragedy. Each year, the STEM education organization and its 43 Challenger Learning Centers provide more than 250,000 students with the opportunity to become scientists, engineers, [...]

Challenger Center Marks 31st Anniversary of Space Shuttle Tragedy 2017-02-09T01:59:31+00:00

Executive Assistant to the President and CEO

2017-02-09T01:03:41+00:00

We are seeking an energetic professional with a high level of organizational skills, detail orientation, and a “can-do” attitude. Important to this role is a commitment to excellence in every function and responsibility. You will partner with a successful President and CEO to help Challenger Center to continue meeting its mission through pro-active management of [...]

Executive Assistant to the President and CEO 2017-02-09T01:03:41+00:00

Development and Partnerships Associate

2017-02-09T01:00:43+00:00

Challenger Center is seeking an associate level staff that is passionate about our mission and has strong skills in writing and research, as well as a high attention to detail. You will support the Director of Development and Partnerships in our efforts to identify, cultivate, and steward foundation, corporate, individual and government donors and partners. [...]

Development and Partnerships Associate 2017-02-09T01:00:43+00:00

Challenger Center receives Title One Appreciation Award

2017-03-20T15:49:40+00:00

Tom Cravens, Challenger Center director, accepted the award recently at a ceremony with Robert Osborne, Director of Federal Programs, Pike County Schools; Reed Adkins, Superintendent, Pike County Schools; and Dr. Stephen L. Pruitt, Kentucky Commissioner of Education. Cravens noted that receiving the award was quite an honor. “This recognition helps to validate the educational work [...]

Challenger Center receives Title One Appreciation Award 2017-03-20T15:49:40+00:00