About Us

The people highlighted below represent the members of the STEM Impact Collaborative (SIC). Their STEM outreach accomplishments aren’t limited to SIC. Be sure to check out the awesome outreach programs, websites and social media they contribute to as well!

Current Members

Cynthia Canan, PhD

Cynthia is the Director of the Generation Rx laboratory at COSI and the Faculty Director of the Pills, Potions and Poisons high school summer program.

Jason Cervenec

Jason is the Education and Outreach Director for the Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center where he oversees a suite of public outreach and K-12 programs.

Courtney Price

Courtney is the Research Program Manager for the Sustainability Institute and a PhD student in Educational Studies, Quantitative Research, Evaluation and Measurement.

Wayne Schlingman, PhD

Wayne is the Director of the Arne Slettebak Planetarium in the Department of Astronomy.

Past Members



Monica Delgado Carrillo

During her time at Ohio State, Monica served as the Associate Director of Outreach in the Department of Mathematics where she led the Buckeye Aha! Math Moments program.

Katherine O’Brien, PhD

Katherine was a postdoctoral researcher for the Museum of Biological Diversity followed by the STEAM Factory. She also served as one of the organizers for the Columbus Science Pub.

Our Partners

STEM Impact Collaborative programs are often supported by scholars from a variety of STEM units across campus as well as a number of community partners. We thank every individual and organization who contributes content and/or participates in one of our programs.