GEMS 10/22 Meeting Recap

  1. Introductions:
    1. Ms. Gonzales, Ms. Lain, Ms. Whittaker
    2. Officers
  2. Being in GEMS
    1. Exposure to STEM fields, careers, schools, community out reach, scholarships and events, and clubs while allowing time for multiple opportunities
    2. STEM fields/careers/schools
      • Speakers
        • November – Chicago Engineers’ Foundation
        • December – NICU Nurse from RUSH
      • Field trips
        • Last year Shedd learning labs
        • January – Loyola– campus visit, lunch in the high school cafeteria and Institute of Environmental Sustainability
        • May – MSI field trip – Heart Surgery Lab
    3. Community out Reach – GEMiES
      • GEMiES event in April
        • Last year – Saturday event
        • prep meeting before
        • open to ideas
    4. Scholarships/events
      • Make sure you’re on the GEMS email list!
      • Free event University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences luncheon this Saturday
    5. Clubs
      • Chem Club – Jackie & Monet (jacquelinethardin@gmail.com, monetworsham@gmail.com)
      • Environmental Club – Nina (nkucher@cps.edu)
      • Math Team – Ms Pierce (msoh@cps.edu)
      • Robotics – Ms. Smit (jsmit@cps.edu)
      • Science Olympiad – Nina (nkucher@cps.edu)