NCCC professor receives Connecticut Science Center STEM Award
Published 12:00 am, Tuesday, April 17, 2018
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HARTFORD — At its annual award breakfast on Tuesday, April 24, the Connecticut Science Center will celebrate individuals and organizations in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) who share in the mission of lifelong learning through interactive and innovative experiences that explore our changing world through science. Along with the Science Center’s STEM Achievement Awards, the Petit Family Foundation Women in Science Leadership Award is presented to a female leader who makes a significant effort to support other women and encourage girls’ interests in STEM. The event is generously presented by Stanley Black & Decker, with support from the Girl Scouts of Connecticut.
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Michele Dischino, Ph.D., is the 2018 Petit Family Foundation Women in Science Leadership Award honoree. Dr. Dischino is a Professor of Technology and Engineering Education at Central Connecticut State University, where she teaches courses in a variety of science, technology, engineering and math subjects. She served as co-principal investigator on two NSF-funded grants through which she developed problem-based learning curricula used by educators throughout the U.S. and internationally. As an engineer drawn to education, she has a passion for delivering high-impact experiences to students that serve as examples of the many ways in which engineers can make the world a better place. Dr. Dischino received her Ph.D. in Bioengineering from the University of Pennsylvania and her B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Manhattan College.
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Dischino, Michele [MC????]
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I do not find anything in my ‘stuff’ for Michele.
McEneney, Mike (MC1953)
[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]
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