About the STEM Program


The Mission STEM Program is made possible by a five-year grant (2011-2016) by the U.S. Department of Education. It serves as the hub for STEM faculty and students, strengthening academic services by:

– Expanding tutoring, math workshops and summer bridge programs for STEM students.

– Supporting curriculum development in math, life science, physical science and computer science.

– Renovating the computer science lab and upgrading technology.

– Offering STEM Summer Academy to incoming STEM majors.

– Expanding and formalizing undergraduate research program.


Key measures of success include:

– Increased number of STEM degrees awarded.

– Increased number of technology infused courses across STEM disciplines.

–  Increased STEM articulation agreements.

–  Increased retention and transfer rates.

–  Increased Hispanic graduation, degree attainment, and transfer rates.