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Carnegie Science Awards Nominations Are Underway

Carnegie Science Awards Nominations Are Underway

Article Published: September 24, 2014

Carnegie Science Center is now accepting nominations for the 19th annual Carnegie Science Awards, which will be conferred on May 8, 2015, at Carnegie Music Hall in Oakland.

Nominations must be submitted by Friday, Oct. 31.

Every year, Carnegie Science Awards honor a select number of deserving organizations and individuals across the region – researchers, entrepreneurs, educators, and innovators. Their stories showcase Pittsburgh’s excellence in science and technology achievements.

Since 1997, the Science Center’s award ceremony has celebrated the accomplishments more than 400 individuals and organizations for the region’s most prestigious science awards.

Carnegie Science Awards are presented by Eaton, a power management company, and the event chairman will be Ruppert Russoniello, president of Eaton’s Circuit Protection Division. Chevron serves as the event’s prime sponsor, and Kennametal Inc. is associate sponsor. Award sponsors include Allegheny Health Network, Braskem, FedEx Ground, NOVA Chemicals, Orionvega, Pittsburgh Business Times, and the Pittsburgh Technology Council.

Awards categories include: Leadership in STEM Education, Elementary through University Educators, Corporate Innovation, Entrepreneur, Environmental, Emerging Female Scientist, and Advanced Manufacturing and Materials.

Nominating a worthy candidate is as simple as completing a brief online form, available at CarnegieScienceCenter.org/ScienceAwards.

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