MIAMI, April 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Vme is excited to announce the STEM Mio platform and the Generation STEM television series. This is an initiative to assist the next generation of U.S. Hispanic students and help them discover and explore future college pathways and STEM careers. Vme collaborated with strategic partners including the Lead partner, ASU's Center for Games & Impact, they were joined by the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities [HACU] and E-Line Media. All partners were essential and offered unique perspectives and resources throughout the development of this program. The project is funded by the National Science Foundation.
STEM Mio was designed as a multichannel platform with educational resources, games, mentorships, events and programming content to assist future students, parents and teachers navigate educational and career opportunities available in different STEM areas of interest.
"It gives me great pleasure to announce the STEM Mio initiative and to thank all the partners involved in creating this new platform," said Magaly Rivera – Co-Project Manager and STEM Mio visionary. "It's been my mission to bring these much needed STEM resources to our Hispanic youth in order to enhance the opportunities of our next generation of Latinos pursuing STEM career paths."
A college tour event, hosted by HACU, will be held at the University of Texas at San Antonio on Saturday, April 8th from 9:00AM-2:00PM in the H.E.B University center ballroom. A subsequent HACU event will take place at Arizona State University on Saturday, May 6th from 9:00AM-2PM. Both events are open to prospective students, parents and teachers alike.
Generation STEM, the television series, will debut Friday, April 7 at 5:00PM ET in English on Primo TV. This 13-part television series explores the exciting world of STEM from the perspective of students, teachers and professionals in their respective fields. Generation STEM is also available for Spanish viewers on Vme every Saturday at 5:00PM ET.
"We are proud to debut Generation STEM and collaborate on the STEM Mio project," said Ralph Parkman, Vice President of Marketing at Vme Media Inc. "This initiative falls in line with Vme's core values to create content that entertains, educates and inspires. We want to be a resource for the next wave of young Latinos to become STEM innovators by providing them with the power and potential to influence important advancements in this country."
Registration and information for the STEM Mio platform can be found at:
About Vme Media
Vme Media (pronounced veh-meh), is a family of three television networks; including Vme TV, Vme Kids and Primo TV, which provide quality programming for Hispanic families. Vme Media selects programming which is engaging, empowering, educational and entertaining with a contemporary mix of original productions, exclusive premieres, acquisitions and popular children's programs specially adapted for U.S. Hispanic families. To learn more about Vme Media and their networks, visit www.vmetv.com, or www.vmekids.com or www.primotv.com.
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