1204 Whiskey Rd, Suite B
Aiken, SC 29803-4318
(803) 649-3456

Southeastern Summer Nuclear Institute

Southeastern Summer Nuclear Institute

June 20 - June 22, 2017

Note: for breaking news and up-to-date information and registration materials, please visit the Ruth Patrick Science Education Center website.

The purpose of this institute is to promote nuclear education and workforce development in the southeast. Middle and high school teachers from Georgia, South Carolina, and other states with interest in nuclear technology applications and promoting student interest in STEM related careers are invited to attend.

The Institute will include a tour of the Vogtle nuclear energy facility in Burke County GA, including control room visits, simulator exercises, meetings with nuclear power reactor personnel, etc. The Institute will also include a tour of the Savannah River Site (SRS) near Aiken SC, including radioactive waste management facilities and the Savannah River National Laboratory. In addition, a visit to Augusta University will be included along with an overview of nuclear medicine facilities and procedures.

The Institute will feature several workshops to emphasize atomic and nuclear fundamentals, power generation fundamentals, nuclear technology applications, risk (real vs. perceived), and nuclear workforce opportunities with hands-on activities to illustrate important technical concepts and scientific principles.

The SSNI will have the following benefits:

When and Where:

June 20 to 22, 2017
USC Aiken
Plant Vogtle
Savannah River Site
Augusta University

The following will be provided through the workshop:

Registration Deadline: May 26, 2017

Registration is limited to 30 middle and high school teachers in order of receipt. A registration fee of $50 and the completed registration form [see link above] must be received by May 15th, 2017 to be eligible. Questions should be e-mailed to:

SSNI 2017 Is Sponsored by:

Visit the 2016 SSNI Page

Visit the 2015 SSNI Page

Return to Education Outreach Page

Return to Events & Exhibits Page


Questions, Comments, Concerns about our Website? Let us know!