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.