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UTC offers variety of youth camps this summer

In addition to summer classes for UTC students, the campus is alive with youth activities throughout the summer. Learn about all of our summer camp offerings.

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Challenger STEM Learning Center Honors 30th Anniversary of Tragedy

Challenger Learning Center staff accompanied family members to January 28 events at Arlington National Cemetery and Kennedy Space Center Visitors Complex to remember the crew of Challenger shuttle flight STS-51-L on the 30th anniversary of the tragedy.

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McKee Foods Corporations gifts UTC Challenger STEM Learning Center

The UTC Challenger STEM Learning Center recently received a gift of $10,000 from the McKee Foods Corporation in support of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) educational programs. The Challenger Mission Control Center is named in honor of the late Ruth McKee, and the McKee family has been an ardent supporter of the Challenger Center since its inception in 1995 as well as the National Challenger Center in Washington

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Dr. June Scobee Rodgers to speak January 29

Dr. June Scobee Rodgers will present “Why STEM teachers are needed today more than ever” on Wednesday, January 29 at 5:30 p.m. at the Challenger STEM Learning Center on the UTC campus, located at 855 East Fifth Street.  This event is free and open to the public.

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UTC Challenger STEM Learning Center featured in space travel discussion

In support of the world’s first commercial space flight in 2014, the UTC Challenger STEM Learning Center participated in a live Google Hangout streamed live around the world. The event was sponsored by the National Challenger Center Network, Virgin Galactic, and Galactic Unite.

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