STEM In the News

Griffiss Institute hosts Winter STEM Camp
The Griffiss Institute in Rome NY hosted local elementary students for a Robotics Camp Feb. 20-24, 2023. Fifth graders Steven Varano and Maxamus Page all about their favorite parts.

AFRL Challenge Competition News

Student winners in 2022 AFRL Challenge 4.16.22
Contest, $25M award highlight week at AFRL 4.16.22
AFRL Challenge Competition to test high schoolers over spring break 4.8.22
Wesmoreland duo, HP pair take top places at AFRL challenge 4.16.21
Pair from RFA place third in virtual, high-tech AFRL challenge 4.13.21
RFA Students Place 3rd In Virtual Challenge 4.9.21
AFRL high school challenge competition goes virtual 4.3.21
Area students take top places at AFRL Challenge Competition 5.2.19
Student engineers compete in 11th annual AFRL Challenge Competition 4.20.19
Three Local High School Teams Awarded Prizes at Challenge Competition 4.19.19
Three Local High School Teams Awarded Prizes at AFRL Challenge 4.19.19
2 Clinton teens win Air Force competition 4.19.19
AFRL Challenge Competition Encourages STEM Learning 4.12.19
AFRL and Griffiss Institute to Host 11th Annual Challenge Competition 4.10.19
Student teams from across region to compete in AFRL challenge 4.10.19
Area students spend spring vacation in a ‘mental marathon’ 4.28.18
Area schools to participate in AFRL Challenge Competition 4.4.17
Holy Cross Academy Seniors with Third-Place Honors in Annual Air Force Research Laboratory Competition 5.5.16
AFRL Challenge Competition Underway 4.26.16
Students Putting Minds to the Test for Challenge Competition in Rome 4.26.16
RFA Team Second in Cyber Challenge 4.18.13
Students Compete in Fifth Annual Cyber Challenge 4.17.13
Griffiss Institute’s STEM Reaches Out to High School Students 4.10.12
Westmoreland Duo Wins STEM Competition at Griffiss Institute
VVS Achieves Recognition at Challenge Competition at Griffiss Institute 3.21.10
Students Race to Solve 2010 Challenge Competition 2.20.10
Solving Internet Dilemma Could Lead to Coveted Internships 2.15.10

STEM Summer Camps

Trio of high-tech partners offer STEM camps for kids this summer 5.24.21
Student STEM Programs Face New Challenges 9.3.20
AFRL, Griffiss Institute offer STEM Summer Camps 7.4.20
Rome Lab’s STEM Summer Camps offered 7.3.20
STEM summer camps offered for students in grades 5-12 6.2.19
Griffiss Institute to offer summer STEM camps 5.22.18
Griffiss Institute camps offer kids hands-on learning experience 5.11.18

Drone Summer Camp News

Camp gives students hands-on drone experience 8.9.19
Learning takes flight at Griffiss drone camp 8.8.19
Learning Rakes Flight in Drone Camp in Rome 8.8.19
Gallery: Drone Camp 8.8.19
Drone Camp More Than Fun for Teens 7.23.18
Gallery: Drone Camp in Rome 7.23.18
Teens Take to the Skies in Rome Drone Event 7.21.17
Drone 1.0 STEM Summer Camp Program Held at Griffiss
Teens Get Hands-On Drone Experience Through Griffiss Institute, MVCC Program 7.19.17
Children Attend Drone Camp this week in Utica and Rome 7.19.17
Drone Camp Set to Soar into Griffiss 7.17.17
MVCC Drone Camp 7.20.16
Drone Camp for Kids Wraps Up with Obstacle Course Race 8.12.16

Cyber Summer Camp News

High Schoolers Take on Cyber Camp 2.0 in Rome this Summer 7.16.19
Cyber Camp at Griffiss Institute 7.11.15
Cyber Security Camp Teaches Kids Computer Safety, Career Skills 8.14.12

Arduino Summer Camp News

No crossed wires here 8.15.19
Griffiss Institute to Host STEM Camp 7.28.17

DimensionU News

Staley sixth-grade team wins Dimension U division 5.26.17
DimensionU Hosts Second Annual Department of Defense Math Games 5.22.15
Rome Students Compete Via Video 5.19.15
Math Mania 4.7.14
Staley’s ‘Chocolate Chips’ Don’t Melt Under Pressure 4.23.13
Video Game Reinforces Math Skills for Local Students 3.12.12
Lab Helps Teachers Plug Into Educational Video Games 10.1.11

Engineering Summer Camp News

Engineering Camp at Griffiss Institute gives kids ‘creative outlet’ 7.25.19
Middle Schoolers Getting a Taste for Engineering in Rome 7.23.19
Engineering Camp at Griffiss Institute Takes on STEM Learning 7.28.15
Griffiss Institute Hosts ARFL Engineering Camp 7.13.15

Robotics Summer Camp News

LEGO robotics - Griffiss Institute camp 8.919
Lego Robotics camp held at the Griffiss Institute 6.28.18
A Camp Where Toying Around Isn't Simply Toying Around 7.20.12
Campers Build Robots at HCCC Robotics Summer Camp 7.19.12
Robot Camp Under Way at Griffiss Institute 7.15.11
Brain Power & Robot Creations at LEGO Mindstorm Robotics Camp 8.3.10

Other STEM News

Griffiss Institute helps boost transfer of cutting-edge technology 2.28.23
Rome area youngsters learn about STEM at Lego Robotics Camp (VIDEO) 2.22.23
Kids learn how to make robots at Griffiss Institute STEM camp 2.20.23
Lab, Griffiss Institute unveil Virtual Engineering Club 10.12.19
Teachers awarded funds from Air Force Research Lab Sprout Grant initiative 10.12.19
19 Rome district teachers receive grants through Rome Lab program 10.5.19
Robotics kits donated to give students STEM boost 11.4.17
Rome Research Lab participates in National Week at the Labs 3.27.17
Donations help Project Fibonacci gear up for 2017 Youth STEAM conference 3.2.17
Robospartans Advance To Robotics World Championship 3.22.16
RoboSpartans Prepare for Super Regional Championship 3.15
16Supercomputer Plays Up STEM Careers
Can Rome Labs Innovate a Defense Against Threats of a Federal Budget Cut? 6.3.12
Congressman Hanna STEM Forum 6.6.11


Griffiss Institute hosts Winter STEM Camp 2.22.23
Middle schoolers getting a taste for engineering in Rome 7.23.19
High schoolers take on Cyber Camp 2.0 in Rome this summer 7.16.19
What the Griffiss Institute and The AFRL Information Directorate Are Doing to Help Benefit Students in Surrounding Communities 5.6.11