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December 13, 2013

Purdue, Duke Energy expand STEM-focused program

WEST LAFAYETTE - The Purdue University Energy Center is expanding its annual, free summer program to more high school students and teachers with support from Indiana’s largest electric supplier.

Newly named the Duke Energy Academy at Purdue, the Discovery Park program will grow to 84 participants next summer. Last year 33 students and 29 teachers immersed themselves for a week in hands-on activities, tours and field trips exploring energy-related issues and careers.

Registration is now open for the summer 2014 event, which runs from June 22-28. Interested students and teachers must fill out an application form. Participation will be free of charge for the 42 students and 42 teachers selected. Teachers also will receive a $400 stipend.

The deadline to register is Feb. 16. To apply online, go to http://www.purdue.edu/energyacademy.

“In just two years, we have demonstrated the impact the Energy Academy at Purdue is having in the classroom for students and teachers alike. So we are excited that the Duke Energy is helping us expand the program to reach more students and teachers across Indiana and rebrand this exciting summer experience as the Energy Academy at Purdue,” said Purdue Energy Center director Maureen McCann, a professor of biological sciences.

Focusing on the STEM disciplines - science, technology, engineering and mathematics -Duke Energy Academy at Purdue will include hands-on activities, tours and exposure to state-of-the-art laboratories, entrepreneurship opportunities and careers in energy.

“You never know what will light that spark for a young middle school or high school student as they discover what their future might look like. The Duke Energy Academy at Purdue has the incredible potential to be that catalyst for defining those bright and enthusiastic individuals who will become leaders of our energy economy of the future,” said Duke Energy Corp. Chairman Jim Rogers, whose keynote talk kicked off the 2013 academy.

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