San Joaquin 'Expanding Your Horizons' conference scheduled for Saturday, Oct.10

eyh (Download Image) Students learn the "Magic of Chemistry" during the 2014 San Joaquin Expanding Your Horizons.

The 23rd annual San Joaquin Expanding Your Horizons (EYH) Conference has been set for Saturday, Oct. 10, at the University of the Pacific in Stockton. Registration will open Aug. 1 and is limited to the first 550 registrants.

This popular daylong event is held for girls, grades 6-12, to increase interest in and foster awareness of careers in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math).

Attendees will participate in a variety of hands-on workshops at the conference, providing them opportunities to meet and interact with positive role models who are actively engaged in STEM-related careers.


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For more information about the conference, to volunteer and to register online, go to the EYH website. For specific questions, info [at] (email) or call 209-946-3239.

Local organizations or businesses interested in donating or participating may contact the San Joaquin EYH by info [at] (email).

The San Joaquin EYH conference is co-sponsored by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Sandia National Laboratories/California and the University of the Pacific School of Engineering and Computer Science. Chevron also provides support.