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Welcome to the HHS Governor's STEM Academy

HHS Governor's STEM Academy students and faculty work together in projects, research, and experiences where dynamic participation through integration of multiple disciplines and technologies enrich our studies.  Students and faculty grow together through reflection on both successes and failures and both are valued.

The Academy consists of three different pathways; Technology & Engineering, Mathematics & Science, and Health Care.  Each pathway is designed to meet the unique needs and interestes of our students while maintaining an overall emphasis on preparing our students for an ever changing world where collaboration and learning through experiences is our hallmark.


Front Page News - 25th Annual Biotechnology Symposium

This spring marks the 25th annual Shenandoah Valley Biotechnology Symposium held in Harrisonburg. This year's Biotechnology Symposium will be on March 9, 2018. This is a big event- the Shenandoah Valley Biotechnology Symposium is celebrating its 25th anniversary of bringing high school students face to face with well known, current, famous personalities associated within the field of science.  

The location for the 2018 Symposium is Eastern Mennonite University, Suter Science Center, Harrisonburg, VA. The Symposium will be on Friday, March 9, 2018 with registration beginning at 8:30 A.M. and the keynote beginning at 9:00 A.M.

Dr. Francis Collins, Director of the National Institutes of Health, and previous Director of the human Genome Project as agreed to return and be the 2018 keynote speaker. He has been a longtime supporter of the Symposium and is delighted to help us celebrate our anniversary. It is a real honor to have Dr. Collins speak at the Symposium this year. In addition, Dr. Courtney Griffin from the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation at the University of Oklahoma will also be speaking on “Epigenetics & the Influence of our Genes”. 
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