The Ying TRSEF offers these resources for the media and others interested in learning more about the fair and its history, its student participants, and issues of precollegiate science and engineering research and experience.
Ying TRSEF information
Ying TRSEF 2015 Brochure overviews the entire March 14-15, 2015 weekend celebrating Science and Engineering in Syracuse!
Ying TRSEF Fact Sheet from the “why” of our regional fair to the demographics of the territory we serve
Ying TRSEF Time Line chronology of the astounding progress of this newest regional fair in New York State
Sponsorship Packet It takes $30,000 just to operate our regional science fair, before we expand opportunities or create support services to enhance STEM education across our territory. Dr. Ying puts his $15,000 Challenge Grant on the table every year; the Ying TRSEF committee finds the $15,000 we need as the match to secure his support. YOU could sponsor our crucial work!
Map and list of Ying TRSEF Affiliated Counties
Abstracts of Ying TRSEF Finalists (2006-2010 available from ISEF) – enter fair #421701 in the fields for Fair ID number and the Ying TRSEF will be called up.
The Ying TRSEF Video “Science Fairs: A Piece of the Puzzle” This 10-minute video introduces you to science fair students and mentors, judges and directors, even a corporate sponsor!
Family Science Adventure brochure about our ready-to-go workshops for middle and high school students
Media coverage about the Ying TRSEF
or its outreach Family Science Adventure workshop
Binghamton Sun – Press Bulletin February 2011 feature article “Kids + Science = Success”
Ithaca Journal February 2011 op-ed “Science fairs foster love of learning in students”
Elmira Star Gazette February 2011 op-ed piece “Science fairs foster love of learning in students”
Herkimer Telegram article by Rob Juteau about Mohawk Valley teachers and GLOBE certification
Plattsburgh Press Republican article “Science fair changes lives
Buffalo News: May 18, 2009 ISEF Awards report about City Honors and Williamsville students
WIVB: May 5, 2009 story on TRSEF’s Finalists
Watertown Daily Times Family Science Adventure at Jefferson Community College
Action News 3 with Laura Hand: Story about Family Science Adventure in Syracuse (January 6, 2009 video no longer online – text clip only)
WRVO Radio interview about Family Science Adventure and science fairs, sharing with Upstate NY news about the impact of science fair involvement upon students and the wider community
Endorsements of the Ying TRSEF
Congressman Boehlert’s Endorsement Former Congressman and Ying TRSEF Honorary Chairperson Sherwood Boehlert
Congressman Arcuri’s Endorsement Congressman Michael Arcuri, 24th Congressional District
Congressman Hinchey’s Endorsement Congressman Maurice Hinchey, 22nd Congressional District
Congresswoman Slaughter’s Endorsement Congresswoman Louise Slaughter, 23rd Congressional District
NNYCF’s Endorsement Northern New York Community Foundation, our first Foundation sponsor, awarded a three-year development grant for the Ying TRSEF!
Background About Science & Engineering Education
2010 federal report “REVISITED: Rising Above the Gathering Storm” – executive summary
Gathering Storm – Preface and Executive Summary of crucial report from the National Academies.