Vincennes University Will Host Free STEM Academy For High School Students


WHAT: Vincennes University is hosting a weeklong, overnight STEM Academy that will bring students from all backgrounds who are entering grades 11 and 12 to the Vincennes Campus for a free, intensive summer experience to explore careers and education in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics while experiencing campus life.

Students participating in the academy will complete hands-on STEM activities and labs, visit select local STEM employers, hear from VU alumni working in STEM fields to learn about their experiences and discover steps to take to prepare for future STEM careers. Upon successful completion of the academy, students will earn two college credits.

There are two opportunities for the media to visit this academy session. On Wednesday, June 29 at 2:30 p.m. (EDT), students will participate in hands-on activities in IT, chemistry, and skilled trades technology starting in the Wathen Business Building. On Friday, July 1 at 3 p.m. (EDT), they will present their research projects in Jefferson Student Union.

WHEN: 2:30 p.m. (EDT), June 29, 2022, and 3 p.m. (EDT) July 1, 2022


  • Wathen Business Building,1320 N. 2nd St., Vincennes, IN 47591
  • Jefferson Student Union, 1311 Chestnut St., Vincennes, IN 47591

CONTACT: Nicole Hagemeier-McVay, STEM Academy Coordinator, (812) 798-5073,