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National Science Foundation Project at Science Foundation Arizona to Help Hispanic-Serving Community Colleges Nationally

Scottsdale, AZ. – Science Foundation Arizona (SFAz) in partnership with Florence-Darlington Technical College (FDTC), has received funding from the National Science Foundation Advanced Technological Education program (NSF ATE) to assist community college Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) nationally. This $584,271 grant award enables the partnering organizations to implement interventions they have each developed to improve the success […]
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Miami Dade College wins $224K NSF ATE Award

 On March 30, 2018, Miami Dade College, a Hispanic Serving Institution in Florida, was awarded a $224,000 Advanced Technological Education (ATE) award from National Science Foundation. Diego Tibaquira (Principal Investigator) and Antonio Delgado (Co-Principal Investigator) lead the program called Cybersecurity Opportunities and Methods that Promote Access and Student Success (COMPASS).  COMPASS seeks to increase the diversity of students entering the cybersecurity workforce. […]
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LA Mission Students named as Finalists in 2018 Community College Innovation Challenge

The National Science Foundation (NSF), in partnership with the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC), has named 10 finalists for the fourth annual Community College Innovation Challenge (CCIC). Students in Biotechnology at LA Mission College, an SFAz KickStarter Cohort 1 College, were among the top ten finalists for their project: Los Angeles Mission College, California: […]
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Central Arizona College Wins $225K NSF ATE Award

On April 5, 2018, Central Arizona College, a Hispanic Serving Institution, was awarded a $225,000 Advanced Technological Education (ATE) award from the National Science Foundation.  In collaboration with industry partners, the program, led by Gary Gardner (Principal Investigator), will develop and pilot curricula for an advanced fabrication and joining program to prepare Advanced Welding Process […]
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Palo Alto College wins $225K NSF ATE Award

On March 30, 2018, Alamo Colleges District, Palo Alto College (PAC), in San Antonio, Texas, was awarded a $225,000 Advanced Technological Education (ATE) award from the National Science Foundation.  The program, led by Ronnie Brannon (Principal Investigator), William Cook (Co-Principal Investigator), and Monica Ayala Jimenez (Co-Principal Investigator), will focus on leveraging Logistics and Supply Chain […]
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Carolyn Warner Honored as a 2018 Hero of Education

On March 29, 2018, Caroline Warner, Co-Founder and Chairman, Corporate  Education Consulting, Inc., was recognized as the 2018 Hero of Education.  Each Spring, The Heroes of Education Dinner honors those who have a proven personal and professional commitment to supporting students and educational opportunities. Sponsored by the Maricopa Community Colleges and the Maricopa Community Colleges Foundation […]
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Laredo Community College wins $100K NSF HSI Conference Award

On December 19, 2017, Laredo Community College, a Hispanic serving institution (HSI) in Texas, was awarded a $100,000 HSI Conference award from the National Science Foundation.  Led by Nora Garza (Principal Investigator), Selina Mireles (Co-Principal Investigator), Hoonandara Goonatilake (Co-Principal Investigator), and Agnes Flores (Co-Principal Investigator), the HSI PROMISE conference was held March 21-23, 2018.  Providing […]
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Middle Skills Internship Programs

(PHOENIX, APRIL 10th, 2018) – Science Foundation Arizona (SFAz) is pleased to announce this year’s recipients of the Development of Sustainable Middle Skills Internship Programs grants supported by the JPMorgan Chase Foundation. These include the Joint Technical Education District of Cobre Valley and three (3) Community Colleges, Estrella Mountain (EMCC), Mesa Community College (MCC) and […]
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