ITEST Project STUDIO: Build Our World Receives Communications Award

ITEST Project STUDIO: Build Our World Receives Communications Award


STELAR congratulates ITEST collaborative research project, Creating a STEM Pipeline for Low Income and Immigrant Youth, also known as STUDIO: Build Our World, for receiving a silver medal in the 2017 Council for the Advancement and Support of Education District VIII Communication Awards for the project video appearing below. 

STUDIO: Build Our World is an after-school STEM mentoring partnership between the University of Washington (UW) 3DL Partnership and Neighborhood House, a comprehensive community-based organization that has been serving Seattle and King County’s low-income, immigrant and refugee communities since 1906. It is led by Principal Investigators Dr. Leslie Herrenkohl, Co-Director of the 3DL Partnership and Professor at the University of Washington College of Education; and Nathan Buck, Education and Community Services Director of Neighborhood House

The Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) is a professional association serving educational institutions and the advancement professionals who work on their behalf in alumni relations, communications, development, marketing and allied areas. The CASE District VIII Communications Awards recognizes excellence in marketing, communications, and advancement among 130+ member institutions. The Innovation in Video or Multimedia category recognizes original, experimental, unconventional and innovative use of digital/electronic technology in supporting university initiatives. The 2017 awardees will be honored at the CASE VIII Conference in Seattle on February 1-3.

This video was originally produced for the 2016 NSF Video Showcase, Advancing STEM Learning For All: Sharing Cutting Edge Work and Community Discourse, where it earned a Facilitator's Choice award.