Conversations on STEM coming to Atlantic & Council Bluffs


November 14th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

Iowa Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds and University of Northern Iowa President Ben Allen today (Wednesday) announced a series of community conversations featuring science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education and economic development that will take place across the state in November and December. This series of community conversations is the second installment. The pair held 14 town hall meetings in September and October seeking feedback on the Governor’s STEM Advisory Council priorities as the STEM initiative continues to build across Iowa.

Locally, a Cass County Community Conversation on STEM will be held in Atlantic Tue., Dec. 11th, beginning at 11-a.m., at the Rock Island Depot at 102 Chestnut Street, and, later that afternoon at 2:30, in Council Bluffs, in the auditorium of Looft Hall at Iowa Western Community College.