Archive for Month: July 2010
NFSTC arms ROTC cadets with free forensic training
The National Forensic Science Technology Center (NFSTC) provided basic forensic science training to seven Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) cadets during a two-week course in Largo, FL, at no charge to the participants or their units. The program, which ran from July 12-23, prepared the cadets with a better understanding of how the military uses a variety of forensic science disciplines to gather intelligence.
NFSTC announces new Footwear Tiretrack Training
In partnership with the National Institute of Justice (NIJ), the National Forensic Science Technology Center (NFSTC) is pleased to announce that Footwear/Tire Track Examiner Training will be provided at no cost to eligible applicants . Applications will be accepted from Mon. 7/19/10 through 11:59 pm EDT, Sun. August 22, 2010.
NFSTC to host Pier Aquarium SciCafé event
NFSTC is pleased to host this event on Tuesday, July 20, with the Pier Aquarium to enhance science discussions and general knowledge. SciCafé St. Petersburg ’10 is a free, informal quarterly discussion series presented by The Pier Aquarium, the American Chemical Society and NOVAscienceNOW (WGBH Educational Foundation).
STEM TEC students try their hands at forensic science
The National Forensic Science Technology Center (NFSTC) hosted over 90 high school students for hands-on tours of forensic science at their training facility in Largo on June 29, 2010. The students were part of the STEM TEC: Summer Career Institute, a program developed by Junior Achievement and WorkNet Pinellas that focuses on Science, Technology, Engineering and Math to train for emerging careers.