We are thrilled to have Christian join the MiSci team,” said Tom Stephens, chairman of the MiSci board of directors.
DETROIT (PRWEB) June 14, 2019
The Michigan Science Center (MiSci) announced today that Christian Greer will join the organization as its president and CEO.
Greer is a seasoned STEM professional with nearly 30 years of experience across numerous museums and science centers. He has served in leadership positions at Adler Planetarium, Denver Museum of Nature & Science, Chicago Architecture Foundation, and Shedd Aquarium, where he launched Midwest Regional Underwater Robotics Competition. Greer comes from the Saint Louis Science Center where he served as the Chief Officer of Science, Education, and Experience and oversaw Science Beyond the Boundaries – a network of more than 275 science centers and museums from around the world.
“We are thrilled to have Christian join the MiSci team,” said Tom Stephens, chairman of the MiSci board of directors. “His extensive experience, combined with his leadership skills and passion for informal STEM education is exactly what we need to help us achieve our vision to empower and enrich all children and all communities with STEM.”
Greer received his bachelor’s degree in physics from Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia. He also is a Northwestern University Kellogg Executive Scholar and Chicago Community Trust Leadership Fellow. Greer is currently a doctoral candidate in learning technologies at Pepperdine University, where his research interests focus on social network analysis, distributed leadership and online collaborative learning environments.
“I am simply delighted to be MiSci’s new president and CEO. It is an amazing organization with talented staff and limitless potential. There also is a ton of innovation energy in Detroit right now, and I want to be a part of it. Putting science in the hands of curious people across the state of Michigan is how we can shape the future and make an incredible impact together,” said Greer.
About the Michigan Science Center
The Michigan Science Center inspires nearly 300,000 curious minds of all ages every year through STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) discovery, innovation and interactive education in Detroit and across the state of Michigan. As the STEM hub of the state, we focus on developing and introducing expanded education programs, exhibits, and initiatives that enable us to empower and enrich all children and all communities with STEM. Through our Traveling Science Program and distance learning initiative, we are expanding beyond our Detroit-based facility, with a goal of reaching all 83 counties of Michigan. With Toyota’s 4D Engineering Theater, live stage shows, a Planetarium, lab activities, 250+ hands-on exhibits, and more, there are dozens of ways to customize your MiSci visit. The Michigan Science Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and does not receive support from the city of Detroit or the state of Michigan. For more information, please call 313.577.8400 or visit the website, Mi-Sci.org.