2018 Sponsors

A special thank you to all our sponsors. This event truly would no be possible without your support!


Actinium/Hosting ($10,000) Sponsors:

Southside Higher Education Coalition:


Rhodium ($5,000) Sponsors:


Osmium ($2,500) Sponsors:


 Palladium ($1,000) Sponsors:

Averett University

First Piedmont Corporation



Caesium ($500) Sponsors:

Danville Community College Educational Foundation

Danville Pittsylvania County Chamber of Commerce


Patrick Henry Community College Foundation



2018 Exhibitors

Averett University- March 7 & 8 (tentative)

Bellevue University- March 8

Code VA*- March 7 & 8 

Danville Community College*- March 7 & 8

Danville Community College- Nursing*- March 7

Danville Science Center*- March 8 

Delta Education/FOSS*- March 8

Elite Educator, LLC*- March 8

Microsoft- March 7 & 8

New College Institute*- March 7 & 8 

Patrick Henry Community College*- March 7 & 8 (tentative)

Southern Virginia Higher Education Center*- March 7 & 8

SoVA Center of Manfacturing Excellence- March 7 & 8

Texas Instruments*- March 7 & 8

Tunstall High School FIRST Robotics Team*- March 7 & 8 

Virginia Tech- March 7

*Denotes an exhibitor that will also be leading (a) session(s)


Are you a STEM-H educator? Join us for a day of professional development and networking at this year's SOVA STEM-H Summit. The schedule includes both plenary and concurrent sessions with an emphasis on hands-on workshops that provide you with easy to implement curriculum ideas you can take back to the classroom.

For a listing of this year's workshops visit the event Program.

We hope to see you at this year's event!


The 2018 SOVA STEM-H Education & Industry Achievement awards:

  • Community Champion for STEM-H Education
  • STEM-H Educator of the Year
  • Innovative STEM-H Program of the Year
  • Elite STEM-H Education & Industry Partnership Award

Will be recognized at a joint awards banquet with the SPTC's Innovation Stars Awards. Leland Melvin will provide the evening's keynote.

Registration can be made to the Awards Banquet alone ($45) or as an add-on ($25) to March 8th's registration.

Sponsors & Exhibitors

This event would be impossible without the generosity & support of our sponsors. Sponsorship donations allow us to offer this wonderful program to our regional students completely free of charge. Please consider showing your support of STEM-H education by becoming a sponsor of the 2018 Summit.

If your organization supports students or educators in STEM-H we hope you'll consider participating in this year's event as an Exhibitor. Exhibitors are welcome to exhibit for one or both days of the Summit and are highly encouraged to present.