CITGO Supports STEM Education

CITGO Supports STEM Education

Through the CITGO STEM Talent Pipeline, we actively support the academic exploration of STEM education in the schools near our Houston-based headquarters and refineries. Six CITGO Innovation Academy locations, 40 STEM partners and scholarship awards reach more than 35,000 students & educators.

The STEM Talent Pipeline provides grants to schools and educational organizations to support programs that increase student interest, retention and graduation rates; particularly at the elementary, high school and post-secondary levels. The program supports organizations that prepare students for STEM courses at technical institutions and universities.

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CITGO and the Boston Red Sox to Promote STEM Education at Fenway Park
HOUSTON – April 4, 2017 – CITGO Petroleum Corporation and the Boston Red Sox are taking science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education to the baseball diamond this year. CITGO and the Red Sox have announced that they will host two STEM Days this year for Boston-area students to help their classroom STEM lessons come alive. CITGO will be inviting 500 elementary and middle school...
Apr 4, 2017 9:30 AM ET
CITGO Lemont Refinery Hosts STEM Workshop for Area Teachers and Students
LEMONT, Ill., March 27, 2017 /3BL Media/ – As a part of the CITGO STEM Talent Pipeline Initiative, last month the Lemont Refinery partnered with The National Energy Education Development (NEED) Project to host an all-day learning workshop for STEM teachers and their students at the Lemont Township Community Center. A total of 10 teachers and 29 middle and high school students attended the...
Mar 27, 2017 9:30 AM ET
CITGO and Girlstart Partner to Bring Afterschool Programming to Houston Students
HOUSTON, Feb. 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Girls in elementary schools in Houston’s Alief Independent School District (ISD) will now have more opportunities to access afterschool programming that will expand their science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education and career opportunities, thanks to a new partnership between CITGO Petroleum Corporation and the nonprofit organization...
Feb 21, 2017 9:30 AM ET
CITGO Innovation Academy Underwater Robotics Team Wins at International Competition
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, February 20, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Students from the CITGO Innovation Academy for Engineering, Environmental & Marine Science at Foy H. Moody High School took home two awards at the 2016 Marine Advanced Technology Education (MATE) International Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) Competition, held at the state-of-the-art NASA Johnson Space Center’s Neutral Buoyancy Lab in...
Feb 20, 2017 9:30 AM ET
CITGO and The NEED Project Prepare CITGO Employees to Lead STEM Workshops for Houston Students
HOUSTON, Feb. 16, 2017 /3BL Media/ – CITGO Petroleum Corporation is teaming up with The National Energy Education Development (NEED) Project to equip CITGO employees to lead energy and science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) hands-on activities for local students. At a recent lunch and learn workshop held at the CITGO corporate headquarters in Houston, employees were introduced to...
Feb 16, 2017 9:30 AM ET