The Governor’s STEM Advisory Council has confirmed it was a customer of a financial services contractor targeted in a massive international ransomware attack earlier this year, the Iowa Capital Dispatch reported. The council is one of three confirmed Iowa customers of Blackbaud, a cloud-based provider of fundraising and finance services for education and nonprofit entities; […]

The Frank J. Ross Boys & Girls Club was announced as a STEM Scale-Up program awardee by the Iowa Governor’s STEM Advisory Council for the 2020-21 school year. The program will provide club members with the opportunity to learn and explore the engineering design process through the STEM in Action program by hand2mind, beginning in […]

A new report from the Governor’s STEM Advisory Council shows that Iowa teachers and residents are embracing the need for increased STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education in Iowa’s K-12 schools, but there remains room for improvement when it comes to piquing student interest, reports the Corridor Business Journal. The 2018-19 Iowa STEM Evaluation Report shows […]

The 2019 Future Ready Iowa Summit, titled “STEM Education and Workplace Partnerships,” takes place April 30 at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines, Gov. Kim Reynolds announced Wednesday. The event is hosted by the Governor’s STEM Advisory Council. Keynote speakers are Pallavi Verma, senior managing director U.S.-Midwest at Accenture, and Reynolds, who will announce […]

Iowa students who participate in STEM Scale-Up programs in their schools are more likely to express an interest in staying in the state to pursue their careers. And Iowa’s public and private universities are increasing the number of STEM-related certificate and degree programs available to high school graduates. These were among findings from the 2017-2018 […]

The Iowa Governor’s STEM Advisory Council received $200,000 to support Iowa’s STEM initiative for three years, the council announced on Friday. “The STEM Council is making significant strides towards helping prepare students for future careers. We believe our investment in STEM is essential to help grow Iowa’s talent pipeline,” said Adriana Johnson, community program manager […]