COM-T Faculty Invited to Help Youth ‘Embrace Your Inner Nerd’ at Phoenix Connect2STEM Event

The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix has issued an invitation to faculty, researchers and staff at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson to participate in its 4th annual Connect2STEM mega outreach event scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

A pre-event planning luncheon is scheduled for next week to help prospective participants learn more:

Connect2STEM Information Session
Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017
11 a.m. to Noon

Biomedical Sciences Partnership Building (BSPB), Room E113
University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix
475 N. 5th St.
Phoenix, AZ 85004-2230

Lunch will be provided.


Future doctors at COM-Phoenix Connect2STEM eventThis is not only a signature event for the COM-P, but for the entire University of Arizona. It offers hands-on science activities designed to introduce young people to the university environment and to start discussions and inspire them about their future paths in life.

Upwards of 10,000 attendees are expected this year and your help is needed to turn the UA inside-out and showcase the best of what it has to offer young minds yearning to learn more about the health sciences.

We request at least one member of your department attend the upcoming information session to see how your program, department or interest groups can give our attendees an unforgettable experience.

► Event Info Here 
   • Activity Zones for Ages 4-16
      ■ BioScience Zone
      ■ Nature Zone
      ■ Outer Space/Technology Zone
      ■ COX Gig Zone
      ■ Wildcat Spirit Zone
   • Career Zone for Ages 14-18
► Expected 10,000 attendees in 2018
► 200 volunteers participated last year
► 24 University of Arizona departments and colleges involved

► Attend this info session!
► Encourage your department to Be an Exhibitor.
► Be a volunteer – we’ll find the best place for you.
► Attend the event with your friends and family – Register to Attend Free.


A separate information session likely will be held also for UA Health Sciences folks who would like to participate in the UA College of Medicine – Phoenix’s upcoming Connect2Stem “Embrace Your Inner Nerd” event.

Aaron Sheets-Feburger, exhibit coordinator, said it would depend upon the level of interest shown in Tucson. To learn more about participating, he can be contacted at (480) 220-5465 or

Release Date: 
10/12/2017 - 11:30am