WCC News Story Archive: STEM Scholars Program

Stem Scholars Meeting

$3 million NSF award through Michigan Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation aims to increase equity in STEM fields

Fran LeFort - October 07, 2021

A $3 million National Science Foundation grant has been awarded to Washtenaw Community College (WCC) and five other colleges and universities through MI-LSAMP (Michigan Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation) to increase equity in STEM fields.

View Post :   $3 million NSF award through Michigan Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation aims to increase equity in STEM fields

tags: MI-LSAMP, STEM Scholars Program, Diversity, DEI, STEM

Sabrina Lanker

Graduate Profile: Future geologist Sabrina Lanker is a WCC 'rock star'

Rich Rezler - May 04, 2021

Between wrapping up her time at WCC and beginning classes at the University of Michigan in the fall, Sabrina Lanker will be the only community college student completing a National Science Foundation internship in Greenland.

View Post :   Graduate Profile: Future geologist Sabrina Lanker is a WCC 'rock star'

tags: On The Record, ousearch_News_2021, April 2021, Internship, Geology, Class of 2021, STEM Scholars Program, Student Success

STEM Scholar celebration

Celebrating STEM Scholars who are moving on from WCC

Rich Rezler - April 23, 2021

The WCC STEM Scholar program held a virtual celebration to honor its participants who have completed their WCC programs and are transferring to four-year universities.

View Post :   Celebrating STEM Scholars who are moving on from WCC

tags: April 2021, On The Record, ousearch_News_2021, Student Success, Transfer, STEM Scholars Program

Scholarship semifinalists

3 WCC students are semifinalists for Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship

Rich Rezler - March 10, 2021

Umang Bhojani, Jesse Bishop and Abdul Kizito are on the 2021 semifinalist list, selected from a pool of more than 1,500 applicants attending 398 community colleges.

View Post :   3 WCC students are semifinalists for Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship

tags: Transfer, Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship, Scholarships, Student Success, April 2021, STEM Scholars Program, ousearch_News_2021, On The Record

WCC alumna Aisha Bowe prior to her lecture,

WCC alumna Aisha Bowe inspires students, energizes staff with lecture

Richard Rezler - February 06, 2019

Aisha Bowe has two aerospace engineering degrees from U of M, spent seven years working for NASA and is a successful tech entrepreneur.

View Post :   WCC alumna Aisha Bowe inspires students, energizes staff with lecture

tags: ousearch_News_2019, Aerospace Engineering, STEM Scholars Program, Entrepreneur, Aisha Bowe, STEM, NASA

Washtenaw Community College logo

Students in WCC STEM Scholars Program will share in 4.9M grant to MSU

Richard Rezler - January 17, 2018

A $4.9 million grant to Michigan State University will directly impact low-income students hoping to begin a science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) education at Washtenaw Community College.

View Post :   Students in WCC STEM Scholars Program will share in 4.9M grant to MSU

tags: STEM, ousearch_News_2018, STEM Scholars Program, Science Technology Engineering Mathematics, 2018