KCSTI 2018 Days 1-3

Planes, Trains, and Automobiles! KCSTI 2018 is in full swing and our participants have already experienced all three! On Monday participants and staff got to know each other through ice breakers such as “2 truths and 1 lie”. Dean Truman stopped by to talk about careers in the Engineering College at UMKC followed by a […]

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#KCSTI Recap: Days 18 and 19

We are busy getting ready for the KCSTI 2015 Program Graduation tomorrow!  Following are the highlights from our final days of KCSTI 2015.   Day 18: July 9, 2015 The KCSTI students begin the day breaking the concrete they had mixed during the second week of the camp. The students were excited to see how their […]

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#KCSTI 2015, Day 14: #UMKC School of Computing & Engineering and Aviation Technical Services at the #KC International #Airport

July 2, 2015: The day began with a tour of the UMKC School of Computing and Engineering, given by academic advisor, Micah Hildreth. Following the tour, Dr. Bob Riggs, UMKC Physics professor, presented a hands-on demo highlighting some of the subjects he covers in his physics courses, such as forces, pressure, and magnetics. Later in the afternoon, KCSTI students continued their journey […]

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#KCSTI 2015 Day 7 & Day 8: #GARMIN and MO State Highway Patrol

June 23, 2015 KCSTI students traveled to Garmin, a global business, to explore the world of navigational tools. From flight simulators to sonar marine devices, the students learned the features of Garmin’s most successful gadgets. They also witnessed the construction of the fundamental basis of all computer products – circuit boards. After lunch, the students […]

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#KCSTI 2015 Day 6: #Leawood Ironwoods Park

Monday, June 22, 2015 The students went to the Leawood Ironwoods Park. They engaged in multiple team-building and problem-solving activities. Important concepts like communication and listening were put into action as students worked together with facilitators to complete the obstacle courses at the park. After lunch, the students climbed the rock wall obstacle course. Many of the […]

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#KCSTI Day 5: #Aviation Institute of Maintenance & the KCATA

Friday, June 19, 2015: Students visited the Aviation Institute of Maintenance (AIM). The students learned about aviation mechanics and were able to experience hands on activities to learn more about the field. After AIM, the participants traveled to Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) to learn more about the Metro system. The students played a bus […]

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Application Deadline for KCSTI 2015 Extended!

The deadline to submit an application for KCSTI 2015 has been extended until April 13, 2015.   Don’t miss the opportunity to be involved in four weeks that could change your life! If you know any incoming 9th, 10th, and 11th grade high school students that would be interested in learning about careers in transportation in an […]

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Screenshot: KCSTI 2015 Flyer (PDF)

KCSTI 2015 Flyer

Check out the flyer for the 2015 Kansas City Summer Transportation Institute. The KC Summer Transportation Institute will take place from June 15 to July 10, 2015 at the UMKC Campus.

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