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:
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
APPLY NOW FOR THE SUMMER CAMP 2015!! Apply Here! [pdf]
March 11,2015: We had over 314 attendees at pi day!
The Problem of the Week competition kicked-off on September 28, 2014.
The 2014-2015 IMPETUS Program's Kick-Off Clarkson event was on September 10, 2014 in the Cheel Barben Rooms. Participants learned 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 9th, 2014 was our big finale roller coaster competition! Congratulations to the Ogdensburg team for their amazing "under the sea" ride!
You asked for it! Here is the Roller Coaster Competition Video