The Kummer Center for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Education provides equal access and opportunity to underserved, underrepresented, and rural communities in Missouri. 

Technology Development Center

The Kummer Center for STEM Education will be located in the Technology Development Center

We strive to achieve equity and inclusion for underrepresented students in STEM related fields and bring engaging STEM experiences to PK-12 students either on-campus or at their school through collaborative partnerships with school districts and S&T faculty, staff, and students. Through innovative STEM experiences and teacher training, we will widen the pipeline of diverse STEM educators and professionals. 

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Show Its Worth, Save the Earth! September 15, 2022

An interactive field trip to engage 8th -12th grade students in topics around World Cleanup Day and National Pollution Prevention Week. This day will include hands on activities and learning presented by various departments including Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering, Biological Science and Teacher Education. It is free to attend. Space is limited.

Expanding Your Horizon: September 23, 2022

Back by popular demand! This day conference is designed to help seventh and eighth grade girls to learn about the many career choices that exist in STEM. There will be a keynote speaker as well as several hands-on workshops. The fee is $25, space is limited.

Celebrating Manufacturing Day! October 5th, 2022

This field trip is planned to engage 5th-12th grade students in various engineering programs that showcase the fields of manufacturing. It will include interactive hands-on activities. This event is free and space is limited.

STEM Day: November 8, 2022

STEM is what we do! This interactive field trip is planned to engage K-12 students in hands-on, fun activities across campus. There will various departments involved including engineering, sciences, and education. This is a free activity and space is limited.

Celebration of Computer Science and Engineering Education: December 6, 2022

This interactive field trip is planned to engage students in 5th-12th grade. The departments of Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Science and Technology, and Teacher Education will engage students in hands-on activities and introduce students to the endless opportunities in this field. This is a free activity and space is limited.

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Kummer Center for STEM Education

215 Centennial Hall, 300 W 12th St, Rolla, MO
Phone: (573) 341-6204

Operating Hours

Monday:8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday:8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday:8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Thursday:8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Friday:8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.