HESTEC Schedule


Monday, October 1 - Friday, October 5, 2018

HESTEC STEM Expo for High School students In partnership with Workforce Solutions.

Visit the HESTEC STEM Expo page.

Robotics Day

Monday, October 1, 2018

Teams compete in obstacle courses that integrate STEM concepts, providing them with a first-hand learning experience on the fundamentals of engineering and commercialization.

Visit the Robotics Day page.

Latina Day

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Female students and mothers throughout South Texas are brought together to participate in hands-on workshops and hear inspiring stories of prominent minority women from different walks of life and industries.

Visit the Latina Day page.

Student Leadership Day

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Secondary level students are introduced to a wide range of career opportunities in the STEM fields through motivational speakers and breakout sessions.

Visit the Student Leadership Day page.

Educator Day

Friday, October 5, 2018

Educators, administrators, and superintendents visit the campus and sites throughout the Rio Grande Valley to participate in workshops, keynote speakers and the Congressional Panel on STEM Literacy, centered around presenting best practices and successful strategies to encourage Hispanic students to pursue STEM fields of study.

Visit the Educator Day page.

SeaPerch Challenge

Friday, October 5, 2018

The goal of this event is to spark students' interest in science and math, so that they become inspired in pursuing a higher education and aspire to be a part of our next generation of engineers and scientists.

Visit the SeaPerch page.

Community Day

Saturday, October 6, 2018

HESTEC Community Day is a festival of science, engineering, and technology that features celebrated artists, educational presentations, interactive exhibits, and live musical performances by internationally recognized musicians. Tens of thousands of visitors attend Community Day, making it one of the most popular and highly attended events held on the campus and South Texas.

Visit the Community Day page.