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Office for the Advancement of Women in Science and Engineering

EXCITE Shadow Days

Shadow Days

Spring 2021 Virtual EXCITE Shadow Days

High school students are invited to experience a day in the life of a K-State student! Join EXCITE for a week of asynchronous and synchronous learning opportunities designed to help you learn about STEM majors, opportunities available on campus, and life as a Wildcat.   

What is the Goal?

The mission of EXCITE Shadow Days is to increase girls' interest in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) careers.

Who Should Attend?

This event is intended for students currently in high school (grades 9-12) with an interest in science, technology, engineering, or math (STEM) related careers. Students of all genders are welcome to attend.

What Will a Virtual Event Look Like?

Our virtual EXCITE Shadow Days will combine pre-recorded sessions with live sessions. They will feature conversations and informational videos hosted by K-State faculty, staff and students. All pre-recorded sessions will be available to access for a full week (Monday-Friday) so that you can work around your school schedule. Live sessions will occur on a weekday evening, and will feature Q&A time with current K-State students major in STEM majors of shared interest with high school participants.  

When is it?

Our spring event will take place April 5-9, 2021. Registration opens March 2 and closes March 22. To register, complete our online form. Join our mailing list to be the first to know when registration opens. 

What Colleges are Being Featured?

The STEM colleges are: Agriculture; Architecture, Planning and Design; Arts and Sciences; Engineering; Health and Human Sciences; and Veterinary Medicine.

How Do I Sign Up and What's Included in Registration?

Online registration is available March 2-22! After completing the online registration form and payment, you will receive an email from K-State KAWSE (kawse@k-state.edu). This email will include information on how to submit a consent form and waiver that must be returned to KAWSE. All steps in the process must be completed before your registration is considered complete!

Your $10 registration fee includes access to all EXCITE Shadow Day materials, a pencil, a drawstring backpack, and informational materials. Please be aware that we are unable to offer refunds for these events. 

Each Shadow Day is limited to 25 participants, with slots available on a first come, first serve basis. 

What if I have to cancel?

Should you need to cancel, please do so as soon as possible. This will allow those on the waitlist to participate. Unfortunately, we cannot offer refunds for these events. 

I need more information!

Please contact the KAWSE office, home of the EXCITE program at kawse@k-state.edu. You can also call us through our Google Voice Number at 785-380-7781. Please note: KAWSE staff are working remotely, so there may a delay in response time if you choose to call.

Sign up for our EXCITE listserv to receive email notifications about these events.

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