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Colleen Smith

Penn State New Kensington/ABC CREATE
STEAM Outreach Coordinator
The STEAM Outreach Coordinator for Penn State New Kensington, Colleen Smith is currently focused on several STEAM projects: ABC CREATE, 14 school districts invigorating their educational systems through technology fluency, social empowerment, and collaboration; the GREAT Program, a selective career development program grooming Penn State New Kensington STEM students for early entry into internship and research opportunities; and Nextovation, a multi-sector partnership convening to prepare Rust Belt and rural communities for prosperity in the digital age. Colleen values equity and awareness of opportunity for ALL students and is a committed member of many local, regional, and national STEM communities.