Agraj seva kendra
recent stem activities
Despite the curveballs that the COVID-19 Pandemic has thrown, Agraj Seva Kendra has remained active as an organization and has interpreted the Pandemic as an opportunity to serve the community even more than before through STEM activities. Below are the overviews of the latest STEM activities pursued by Agraj Seva Kendra as well as exciting upcoming events!
Be the Change Day Celebrations
Indian Americans will be recognized for their commitment to the community so far and their excellence. This will be held at East Brunswick Public Library By 6:00pm on Friday, May 19, 2023 Mr.Shaun Illingworth , Director, Rutgers Oral History Archives will make a presentation and interact with the following Be the change Award Winners
Upendra Chivukula, Ritu Chopra, Andy Paluri and Dr. V.K. Raju
Watch this event from this link below
NBT Science symposium
SAVE THE DATE
On Sunday, May 21, 2023, the annual NBT Science Symposium (Science Fair) will be held at North Brunswick Township High School. The objective of this event is to showcase the talent of our students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). There will be many brilliant submissions!
Engineering Day - Creating the Future
Agraj Seva Kendra held an event to celebrate Engineering day on Feb 23 rd 2023 to motivate the younger generation towards the field of STEM education with focus on engineering. We had spectacular guest speakers as well as a panel speaker, and the event ended with many inspired young students ready to progress into a STEM field.
This event was held on June 11th, 2021 from 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM at the Middlesex County Academy. During this event, the senior class students from Middlesex County Academy presented their impressive research projects from throughout the school year. A wide range of projects were presented, including topics such as sustainability, medicine, pharmaceuticals, business, cybersecurity, AI, the economy, and more. The students were awarded with a plaque of appreciation along with gifts. The sponsors for this event were Agraj Seva Kendra and Siemens, and the event was a wonderful success!
Alpha Hacks I
Alpha Hacks I was our highly successful first hackathon, organized by Agraj Seva Kendra Youth Wing and supervised by adult volunteers from Agraj! Held on April 2nd-4th 2021, 8th-12th grade students from 7+ countries participated in this virtual event. Alpha Hacks I had 100+ registrations, 5 sponsors, 28 project submissions, and 5 events/workshops throughout the course of the 3-day hackathon!
The team looks forward to making Alpha Hacks an annual event and to continue inspiring more youth to learn abut and take part in STEM!
For more information regarding Alpha Hacks I, please navigate to the 'AlphaHacks' page of this website using the menu.
In the December of 2020, the Agraj Youth Wing held a book drive where they collected donated children's books to help support the kids of low-income families during the holiday season of the pandemic. The books were gift wrapped and then donated!
For more information regarding the Book Drive, please navigate to the 'Book Drive' page of this website using the menu.
Allies against covid
In the summer of 2020, Agraj Seva Kendra organized its youth-led research projects. Students applied to one of five different research streams (Medical, AI & Data Science, Cybersecurity, Urban Transportation, or Socio-Economic). Led by a mentor (an adult professional in the related industry), students worked on their research projects and created their research papers based on the information they found. Each research stream studied the effect of COVID-19 on their field.
For more information regarding the COVID-19 Research Projects, please navigate to the 'Allies Against COVID' page of this website using the menu.
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