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 (L/SC) emerging technologies to better serve industry needs. The program aims to: increase the science, technology, engineering and mathematics content and technical training in PAC L/SC programs; increase L/SC student enrollment; improve L/SC student technical skills and STEM knowledge; and improve L/SC educational and workforce pipelines. For more information, download the Palo Alto College Press Release for this award and view DUE 1801057.
The success of this grant award is an outcome of working collaboratively with Science Foundation Arizona through the KickStarter Process, under National Science Foundation Grant No. HRD-1450661.