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Several SUNY Cortland faculty and staff participated in Tech Savvy, a daylong event for girls to learn more about how science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields of study can lead to exciting careers. More than 150 area girls in grades 6-9 and accompanying adults attended the event on April 1 at Tompkins Cortland Community College in Dryden, N.Y.

The following faculty and staff were involved in Tech Savvy:

Janet Ochs, library, served on the organizing committee and was curriculum chair for the conference. She and her students presented a workshop for students titled “3-D Software and Printers and Pens! Oh My!”

Michelle Cryan, Marketing Office, presented a workshop titled “Spinning a Web Page.”

Jolie Roat and Mary Gfellar, Mathematics Department, presented a workshop called “The Mathematics of Illusion.” Roat served on the curriculum and organizing committees.

Caroline Kaltefleiter, Communication Studies Department, and her students, led a Savvy Skills workshop titled “Girls Make Media.”

Kristina Maricle, The Help Center, served on the organizing committee and volunteered at the event.