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National Science Foundation awards nearly $600K for SFAz+8 CXM Project

The National Science Foundation recently awarded a $599,929 grant to the Science Foundation Arizona Center for STEM at Arizona State University (SFAz Center for STEM) to support an Advanced Technological Education Project, entitled: Impact of System-Wide Contextualization of Math in SFAz+8 Rural Arizona Colleges on Producing More Qualified Technicians (SFAz+8 CXM). Math and CTE faculty from eight rural Arizona community colleges will […]
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Phoenix College Receives $1.5M NSF Grant to Improve STEM Recruitment and Retention

  On August 8, 2018 Phoenix College was awarded a $1,499,985 HSI grant from the National Science Foundation (HRD-1832543) to improve recruitment and retention of students in STEM.  By incorporating multi-disciplinary Course-Based Undergraduate Research Experiences (CUREs) into STEM curricula in colleges throughout the Maricopa Community College District, the capacity building program is expected to impact […]
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Los Angeles Mission College Receives $1.3M NSF Grant to Improve Completion Rates for Biology Majors

On August 8, 2018 Los Angeles Mission College was awarded a $1,325,260 HSI grant from the National Science Foundation, HRD-1832348, to build capacity to improve the success of Biology Majors in Mathematics.  The project seeks to increase success rates for undergraduate biology students by providing them with additional support, such as weekly workshops to help them […]
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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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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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