On The Record: STEM

Ajahnee and Amaria Harris

WCC STEM Scholars program fuels passions for Harris sisters

Fran LeFort - August 07, 2022

STEM Scholars was established at WCC in 2018 to encourage and facilitate success for students seeking science, technology, engineering and math careers. It supports underrepresented students through multiple grants.

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Alex Chumney in Biology lab

Goldwater Scholar on track to be next WCC alumna turned STEM star

Fran LeFort - August 06, 2022

Look no further than recent alumna Alex Chumney’s achievements to see WCC’s relevance in bringing up the next generation of STEM leaders.

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Archaeology Field Experience

Washtenaw Community College hosts first archaeology fieldwork experience

Fran LeFort - June 13, 2022

A first-of-its-kind archaeological survey and dig on the WCC campus this summer hopes to reveal clues about previous activity in the area and serve as a teaching opportunity for enrolled students and community volunteers.

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tags: On The Record, Campus, Archaeology Field Experience, STEM, Community enrichment, June 2022

STEAM Week 2022

Hundreds of high school students will explore STEM and STEAM careers March 1-3

Fran LeFort - February 25, 2022

The exciting world of STEM and STEAM careers and the educational opportunities that prepare students for them will be highlighted at WCC on March 1-3.

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tags: STEM Scholars Program, STEAM, STEAM Week, STEM

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.

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

Aisha Bowe scholarship

WCC grad Aisha Bowe honored with 2021 MCCA Outstanding Alumnus Award

Rich Rezler - July 21, 2021

A self-described “unmotivated and unfocused” student in high school, Bowe found her passion and purpose while attending WCC from 2003 to 2006. The former NASA aerospace engineer is the founder and CEO of STEMBoard, an engineering solutions company.

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tags: STEM, Alumni Profile, Aisha Bowe, Outstanding Alumnus Award, On The Record, August 2021

Sabrina Lanker, WCC Alum

Future Environmental Scientist Gets Rock-Solid Start at WCC

Washtenaw Community College - July 01, 2021

Community colleges don’t get as much praise as four-year universities, but you can have just as many experiences and opportunities.

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tags: Geology, Launch Fall 2021, STEM, ousearch_News_Launch Magazine, General Studies in Math and Natural Sciences, STEM Scholars Program

Ali Kurmasha, WCC Alum

Parent Perspective: Affordable and Excellent Programs Translate to Degrees for Mother and Son

Washtenaw Community College - July 20, 2019

“We always knew Pablo was very smart, but finances are an issue for us,” Acuna said. “Now he has the opportunity to go to one of the best universities in the world. We’re very thankful for WCC.”

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Aisha Bowe

From Washtenaw to NASA

Washtenaw Community College - May 01, 2019

A WCC Education Launches a Successful Aerospace Career for WCC Alumna Aisha Bowe

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WCC alumna Aisha Bowe poses before the “From Washtenaw to NASA” lecture she presented on campus

WCC alumna Aisha Bowe inspires students, energizes staff with lecture

Richard Rezler - April 13, 2019

Aisha Bowe has two aerospace engineering degrees from the University of Michigan, spent nearly seven years working for NASA in northern California and today is a successful tech entrepreneur based in the Washington D.C. area.

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