Dr. Carolyn Donelan

From STEM to space: Richland One Challenger Learning Center celebrates 20 years

Three ninth-grade students from W.J. Keenan High School have completed an experiment that has been chosen to be performed on the International Space Station later this year. The students test how cornstarch and water react in a weightless environment that’s similar to space. It’s an experiment that studies microgravity and tests how starch particles, which are found in plants, move…

Aerospace Career Day gets students interested in aviation industry

Students from across the Midlands got an up close look at careers in the aerospace industry Friday as Richland One’s Challenger Learning Center held its fifth annual Aerospace Career Day. Greenville Technical College spoke to students about aviation technician careers. (photo by Kelly Petty) More than 400 high school students met representatives of companies which offer careers in aviation and…