Friday, March 18, 2011

SBU CIS Professor is Spokesperson for Cerner STEM Event

Southwest Baptist University News Release
Contact: Sharina Smith, Office of Marketing & Communications
417-328-1803 /

BOLIVAR, Mo. – Southwest Baptist University’s Computer and Information Sciences (CIS) Chair Dr. Tim DeClue is a spokesperson for the upcoming STEM Conference: Technology event to be held on Sat., March 26, from 9 a.m. to noon, at Cerner Innovation Campus in Kansas City, Mo.

Dr. DeClue said the STEM Conference is for middle school and high school educators who want to learn more about preparing students for careers in science, technology, education, and math.
Dr. Tim DeClue

According to the Cerner website, a networking social will follow the event, with refreshments provided. Attendees will be eligible to receive a classroom grant and entered into a drawing that includes an iPad and $500 classroom grant.

Cerner Corporation, which employs over 8,000 and is the largest producer of electronic medical systems in the U.S. has partnered with Missouri schools to highlight ways STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) education can be improved. 

Watch the video featuring Dr. DeClue at the link below.

For more information about the event, contact:

STEM Conference: Technology
Saturday, March 26
9 a.m. to noon (networking event to follow)
Cerner Innovation Campus
10234 Marion Park Drive
Kansas City, MO 64137


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