AIMS Earns Fifth Consecutive Pinnacle Award
The University's Adventures in Medicine and Science has received the Center for Interactive Learning and Collaboration's Pinnacle Award for the fifth year in a row.
The Pinnacle Award is given annually by the CILC to organizations that receive outstanding scores on program evaluations submitted by educators and end users. Receiving the award indicates remarkable quality of educational content and exceptional skill at program delivery.
"The Pinnacle Award is highly regarded by providers as it is an objective measure of their ability to meet the needs of students and teachers. CILC is gratified to see the growing ranks of Pinnacle awardees year after year," said Jan Zanetis, CILC CEO.
Award winners this year include not only U.S. programs, but also programs from Canada, England and Australia.
AIMS provides anatomy, health and science programs to 7-12 grades. AIMS programs include video conferencing to more than 30 states and campus visits from St. Louis metro schools.
In 2013-2014 more than 15,000 students participated in AIMS programs. AIMS is part of the Center for Anatomical Science and Education, department of Surgery, SLU School of Medicine.