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Mayor Peduto announces $2 million plan to upgrade child care facilities

Mayor Peduto announces $2 million plan to upgrade child care facilities

Gage Goulding, News Editor

February 21, 2019

PITTSBURGH -- Mayor Bill Peduto announced a $2 million fund to upgrade child care facilities. The City of Pittsburgh Childcare Quality Fund will be introduced to Pittsburgh City Council on Feb. 19. Earning higher designations from the state is the target of the plan that will unveil grants to upgrade...

Gov. Wolf announces $10 million STEM grant

Gov. Wolf announces $10 million STEM grant

John Blinn, Assistant News Editor

February 20, 2019

HARRISBURG -- Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf is continuing his efforts to enhance STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) and CS (computer science) education in schools across the state. Wolf will be adding $9.6 million to his PAsmart initiative. Governor Wolf's plan started last year, with...

Study: Pittsburgh one of the best cities for STEM workers

Study: Pittsburgh one of the best cities for STEM workers

John Blinn, Assistant News Editor

January 17, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP — The personal finance website WalletHub brings good news for people who live in the Pittsburgh area and are looking for a career in STEM. The website reported that Pittsburgh ranks third among the top 10 metro areas that are best for STEM-related professions. The best cities fo...

Career Fair brings out STEM students

Career Fair brings out STEM students

Michael Delehanty, Contributor

October 28, 2018

MOON TOWNSHIP -Students had the opportunity to talk to future employers at the STEM Career Fair held at John Jay Center on Oct 25. Among the companies that were present were CGI, CJL Engineering, FedEx, Highmark Health, Rebdev LLC and many others. Many local and national companies visited the campus,...

New feminist makerspace comes to Pittsburgh

New feminist makerspace comes to Pittsburgh

Brittany Mayer

January 28, 2017

A new feminist art and engineering studio, called Prototype, opened in Pittsburgh on Jan. 13, 2017, allowing feminists of all genders to pursue their creative interests in a safe space. Prototype, known as a "feminist makerspace," was opened by Erin Oldynski, 29, and Louise Larson, 28. The space was ...