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SFAz Scales Successful STEM Pathways Model at Rural Arizona Colleges

Posted by Madeline Patton on ATE@20 – Visit Link Success leads to more success. And that is what eight rural community colleges hope to achieve by utilizing the STEM Pathways Model developed with ATE support by Science Foundation Arizona (SFAz) and tested at Cochise College. From 2012 through 2014, Cochise College’s promising results from the STEM Pathways Model included new, industry-funded […]
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SFAz Holds Tribute Dinner for Erich Bloch

Science Foundation Arizona celebrates former Board Member and renowned technology expert Erich Bloch On the evening of December 15, 2014 Science Foundation Arizona, led by CEO Dr. William Harris and Board of Directors celebrated the life long accomplishments of renowned technology expert Erich Bloch. The event, held in the Arizona Biltmore Grand Ballroom, began with an introduction […]
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AWC receives part of $2.6M grant

Arizona Western College was recently awarded a portion of $2.625 million in grant funds by Science Foundation Arizona (SFAz) given to assist rural community colleges and Hispanic-serving institutions. AWC will receive approximately $75,000 over a three-year period through the grants from the National Science Foundation as a way to expand their pathways for students in […]
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SFAz, in partnership with JPMorgan Chase Foundation, award 2 grants to Middle-Skills Programs in Tucson and Prescott

CONTACT: Lavidge | (480) 998-2600 Caitlin Wendt x514 sciencefoundationarizona@lavidge.com   Science Foundation Arizona and JPMorgan Chase Continue Partnership to Award Grants to Middle-Skill Programs Two grants totaling $118,000 awarded to Joint Technical Education Districts (JTED) to fill jobs in the community   PHOENIX (Oct. 16, 2014) – Science Foundation Arizona (SFAz) and JPMorgan Chase have partnered again […]
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CGMS program picks up donation

By MELISSA ST. AUDE, Casa Grande Dispatch —– Will Casa Grande Middle School produce the next Internet billionaire or technology mogul? With a $35,000 donation to its science, technology, engineering and math academy, some people think it’s possible. Science Foundation Arizona arranged the donation, working with PhoenixMart and its parent company AZ Sourcing to fund […]
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Gilbert’s Heliae Development opens first commercial facility

Gilbert’s algae-based technology company Heliae Development LLC has begun operations at its first commercial facility, designed to produce nutraceutical and personal care products. The facility will expand its commercial production in 2014 to therapeutics and agroscience products. “The startup of this plant represents a significant milestone for Heliae, but it’s just the beginning,” said Dan […]
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SFAz puts strategic investment behind STEM work

By: William Harris With 20 percent of U.S. jobs requiring high knowledge in at least one STEM field, it is important Science Foundation Arizona continues to strengthen Arizona’s STEM education initiatives. With funding from JPMorgan Chase, SFAz held a STEM Club training session for more than 100 educators from across the state, and it recently […]
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