Upcoming Events

Second Annual
STEAMfest 2018

November 7-8
10:00am - 2:00pm
Beacon Hall Event Center, Room 214

STEAMfest is 2-day event including:
  • Guest keynote speaker, Dr. Marie Robert from Yale School of Medicine
  • Alumni and Student Panel
  • STEAM Interactive Demonstrations
  • Student Research Presentations & Posters
  • STEAM College Fair

Keynote Speaker Biography
Dr. Marie Robert
Gastrointestinal, Liver and Pancreaticobiliary Surgical Pathologist
Yale School of Medicine

Dr. Robert is a gastrointestinal, liver and pancreaticobiliary surgical pathologist. She completed her undergraduate and medical school education at the University of Michigan, followed by residency training in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology and a fellowship in gastrointestinal pathology at the University of California, Los Angeles. She was an assistant professor at the University of California, San Francisco, specializing in liver transplant pathology prior to joining the Department of Pathology at Yale University School of Medicine in 1994. Dr. Robert served as the Director of the Program in Gastrointestinal Pathology and the Director of the Fellowship in Gastrointestinal Pathology for over ten years. In addition to extensive clinical activities, Dr. Robert participates in clinical and translational research, and collaborates with scientists in the basic sciences at Yale School of Medicine. Her research interests include liver transplantation, inflammatory bowel diseases, celiac disease, stromal responses in pancreatic cancer and colitis induced by immune therapies, such as immune checkpoint inhibitors.

Wednesday, November 7th

Welcome Address
Robin Avant, Dean

 10:05am Keynote Speaker
Dr. Marie Robert, Pathologist
Yale School of Medicine

Beyond HCC: Student and Alumni Discussion Panel
HCC Alumni: Jermaine Burke, Ana DeSousa, Kristen Mosher, Mike Pirrie (Kristen Scopino by video)
Current HCC Students: Jacob Brainsky, Sara Hussain, Jhoana Santiago
Moderator: Kimberly Wood, Director of Student Services Center (HCC)


Lunch and Q&A

12:30pm Careers in STEAM, Interactive Demonstrations
Introduced by: Catherine Sneed of Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company
All attendees are invited to visit our exhibitors.

Thursday, November 8th

Welcome Address
Robin Avant, Dean of Academic Affairs


Research Posters, Presentations By HCC Students
Topics include: Calculus - Multivariable, Chemistry, Earth Science, Microbiology and Nutrition


Lunch (Beacon Hall 1st Floor Lobby)

 12:00pm STEAM College Fair, Meet and Greet University Reps.
Albertus Magnus College, Central Connecticut State University, Eastern Connecticut State University, Fairfield University, New York Institute of Technology, Post University, Sacred Heart University, Southern Connecticut State University, St. Vincent’s Medical Center (research associate’s team), University of Bridgeport, University of Connecticut, University of Hartford, University of Massachusetts, Western Connecticut State University

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