Science and Technology Entry Program: Funded by NY State Education Department

IMPETUS for Career Success

IMPETUS stands for Integrated Math and Physics for Entry to Undergraduate STEM (Science, Technology Engineering, Mathematics).

The IMPETUS program is a cooperation between the St. Lawrence, Lewis, and Franklin County School Districts, and Clarkson University. IMPETUS is funded through NY State Education Department's STEP (Science Technology Entry Program). The program consists of our:

After-School Program,
Summer Roller Coaster Camp, and
ICE Mentoring Program.

Through these programs, students receive academic support and mentoring, career planning and awareness, and college and other leadership recruitment opportunities.

Want to join the program? Apply Here! [pdf]

Here is a brochure you can use for recruiting: Recruiting Brochure


March/April Newsletter 2015

March 11,2015: We had over 314 attendees at pi day!

The Problem of the Week competition kicked-off in October.

The IMPETUS Program's Kick-Off Clarkson event is on September 16, 2015 in the Cheel Barben Rooms. Participants learn about the activities lined up this year including the Clarkson Discovery Challenge, Problem of the Week, and Khan Academy Challenge. Teachers--see the side curriculum link for hand-outs and information for your students!

Roughly Roughly 50 St. Lawrence County Students attend the Math-Physics Roller Coaster Camp in July! At the trip to Six-Flags Great Escape, the rain held out while students collected data and learned about the engineering behind The Comet from Frank Hardick.

April 2015 was our big finale roller coaster competition! Congratulations to Franklin Academy for their amazing ride!

Here is a previous Pi-DAY Video from March 13, 2013 and we were in the Newspaper!

You asked for it! Here is the Roller Coaster Competition Video