CGIF News

CGIF to Co-sponsor STEM Summer Camp for High School Girls

May 24, 2021

The Ceramic and Glass Industry Foundation (CGIF) and Penn State University will be co-hosting a virtual STEM Summer Camp for high school girls, July 19 – 22, 2021, from 10 am – 12  pm each day via Zoom. Participants will view live presentations by researchers at Penn State and will partake in valuable interactions and…

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Virtual Workshop on International Partnerships

May 18, 2021

June 2 and 3, 2021 are the dates for “Celebrating International Research and Education Partnerships (CIREP),” a workshop to take place virtually both days from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. EDT. The workshop will focus on the importance of international collaboration in the areas of research and education and will bring together leaders from government,…

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CGIF Now Accepting Grant Proposals for Materials Science Outreach

May 17, 2021

The Ceramic and Glass Industry Foundation (CGIF) provides programming, materials, and support for projects and activities that help fulfill the CGIF’s mission of educating and inspiring students in materials science.  For 2021, the CGIF has issued a Call for Proposals for outreach projects that incorporate the use of our materials science kits. Project proposals are…

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CGIF Support Helps Secure Additional Funding for Science Research Institute

April 15, 2021

Albright College recently announced that it was awarded over $499,000 for Science Research Institute (SRI) programming through the Pennsylvania Department of Education’s PAsmart Advancing Grants program. SRI is a multi-year grant recipient of the Ceramic and Glass Industry Foundation (CGIF), which offered a letter of support for SRI’s PAsmart Advancing Grant application. The grant funds…

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Access our Talent Pool of Ceramic and Glass Professionals

April 7, 2021

Do you need job candidates who are experts in our field? If so, visit the online Ceramic and Glass Career Center. Our site is widely used by those seeking a career in the ceramic and glass industry–including engineers, technicians, recent university graduates, and post-doctoral researchers. Using the Ceramic and Glass Career center allows you to…

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CGIF Issues its 2020 Gratitude Report

April 7, 2021

Our mission of inspiring and training the next generation of ceramic and glass professionals is being fulfilled every day because of our donors. As a way of saying thank you, The Ceramic and Glass Industry Foundation is pleased to share its 2020 Gratitude Report – an overview of the year’s highlights presented in appreciation for…

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CGIF and Allied Mineral Products Partner to Support Future City 2021

February 24, 2021

As part of its outreach mission to support ceramic and glass education, the Ceramic and Glass Industry Foundation, along with ACerS Corporate Partner Allied Mineral Products, supported the 2021 Future City Competition for the Ohio Region. Future City is a project-based learning program where students in 6th, 7th, and 8th grades imagine, research, design, and…

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CGIF Grant Recipient Drives Renovation of Science Education Facility

February 23, 2021

The Science Research Institute (SRI), located on the campus of Albright College in Reading, Pennsylvania, recently announced that plans are moving forward to renovate the spacious Leo Camp Building into a state-of-the-art facility optimized for experiential learning, elite training, technological exploration, and community engagement. The nonprofit Science Research Institute, with programming for K-12 grade students,…

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ACerS Members to Present Ceramics and Glass Talks to Teachers

February 15, 2021

ACerS and the CGIF are proud to participate in the “Teacher Tuesday” webinar series sponsored by the ASM Education Foundation for the enrichment and support of high school science teachers, particularly those who teach materials science. Dr. Kelley Wilkerson of Missouri S&T University will present “Ceramics in today’s world: the opportunities are endless!”, on February…

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Don’t miss the upcoming Young Professionals Seminars

February 12, 2021

The Northern California Section of ACerS has developed a new weekly Young Professionals Seminar Series, designed to showcase the work of academic and industrial young professionals. Presentations are virtual and consist of content and 10 minutes of questions and answers. No registration is required. Join the presentations via this Zoom link, meeting ID: 992 4523…

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