Tag Archives: EAST initiative

The ‘Whoas’ of 2016

Note from Matt: Today we’re turning over the EASTWord to the “man behind the curtain,” Spencer Watson. Spencer is our Communications Manager and my editor-in-residence (not an easy job). Spencer wanted to apply his super power to the blog. I’ll … Continue reading

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Exceptional Exemplars

NOTE: You can find this blog entry and more stories from around the Initiative in the upcoming issue of EAST Quarterly, available Dec. 1 at https://issuu.com/eastquarterly.   In 2009 we quietly started a special program to recognize outstanding EAST students who … Continue reading

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Summit Summit Disrupt Summit

I promised last time that I would report back on what I learned during my sojourn up into the Boston Mountains, but I’m not sure that I can relate it all in a single blog post. Over the course of … Continue reading

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EAST and the Inaugural Afterschool STEM Summit

I recently had the opportunity to network with several new (to me) people and organizations working hard to provide significant opportunities for students around the country. The Inaugural Afterschool STEM Summit was hosted by the Noyce and C.S. Mott foundations … Continue reading

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Innovation Hub gaining STEAM

In 2014, the EAST Initiative began an exciting partnership with the Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub. We were proud to be part of the beginning of this effort as the Hub is exciting and techy and such a great place for … Continue reading

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The Present and the Future: CES 2015

Last week EAST sent Mr. Jerry Prince to Las Vegas to explore the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. Recently, you might have read or seen news stories on CES where all of the big “next” things are introduced. Jerry … Continue reading

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A Conversation with Change the Equation

The EAST Initiative President and CEO Matt Dozier visits with Change the Equation on our involvement with STEMworks and being part of the Change the Equation database.  Click here to view the guest blog at Change the Equation. — How … Continue reading

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