Carroll County Technology Center Receives Wal-Mart Foundation Grant
Posted on Sep 12, 2007 at 1:30 PM
The Carroll County Community Technology Center received a $1,000 grant from the Wal-Mart Foundation, for the purchase of equipment and software. The EAST Lab, who applied for the grant, is coordinating efforts with various members of the community for the Technology Center.
Conway High EAST facilitator Richard Washam named Audubon Arkansas Educator
Posted on Sep 5, 2007 at 4:35 PM
Audubon Arkansas recognized Conway EAST teacher Richard Washam for “his ability to motivate, mentor, and celebrate students in environmental and technology projects.” He enables students to experience nature and to be part of positive solutions that benefit communities. Richard was named Audubon Arkansas Educator 2007.
New EAST Website Launches
Posted on Aug 27, 2007 at 1:11 PM
The latest version of www.eastproject.org was launched today, adding many new features for EAST's students, facilitators, and partners.
EAST Announces 2007-2008 Board of Directors
Posted on Aug 24, 2007 at 9:11 AM
The EAST Initiative, a 501(c)(3) educational nonprofit that oversees the nationally recognized EAST Program elected its 2007-2008 Board of Directors at its annual board meeting on August 7.
EAST Students Featured at 2007 ESRI Conference
Posted on Jun 20, 2007 at 11:54 AM
Students from EAST programs in Hawaii and Arkansas presented the GIS aspects of their service projects to an audience of 13,000 at the 2007 ESRI International User Conference in June.
Eureka Springs EAST receives CCCF YAC grant for Inventors Club
Posted on Jun 5, 2007 at 11:49 AM
The Eureka Springs High School EAST Lab, as part of their proposed plan to establish an Inventors Club for Carroll County youth interested in math and science careers, received a $1,000 grant from the Carroll County Community Foundation, Youth Advisory Council.
Eureka Springs EAST receives MIT and Rotary Club Grants for Inventors Club
Posted on May 15, 2007 at 10:52 AM
The Eureka Springs High School EAST Lab, as part of their proposed plan to establish an Inventors Club for Carroll County youth interested in math and science careers, received a $2,000 FollowOn grant from the Lemelson-MIT InvenTeam Program and a corresponding matching grant of $2,000 from the Eureka Springs Rotary Club.
Eureka Springs EAST Receives University of Arkansas Prize
Posted on May 14, 2007 at 10:49 AM
The Eureka Springs High School EAST Lab students hosted University of Arkansas Center of Advanced Spatial Technologies staff members Angie Payne and Adam Barnes as part of the EAST Lab 's fantastic First Place win at the CAST - 3D Laser Scanning Proposal Competition.
EAST Featured in eSchool News
Posted on May 2, 2007 at 10:43 AM
Star City EAST was featured in the May edition of eSchool News, a monthly newspaper focusing on technology-related educational news. The article examines the projects undertaken by Star City students, including an awareness seminar for women in high-tech fields, and many other projects.