S tate Rep. James R. Roebuck, Jr., chair of the State House of Representatives’ Education Committee and member of the College’s Board of Trustees, held a public hearing at the College on April 15 to examine what can be done to improve and accelerate science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education for Philadelphia children and youth. George E. Davis, chair of the College’s Board of Trustees, welcomed the committee members. College Trustee Jeremiah J. White, Jr. also spoke. The Urban STEM Strategy Group, corporate and biotech leaders and educators, including Philadelphia School Superintendent Arlene Ackerman, testified. Photos by Bonnie Squires of Squires Consulting.