On The Record: STEM

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$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

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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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tags: STEM Scholars Program, ousearch_News_Launch Magazine, Launch Fall 2021, Pre-Engineering, STEM

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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tags: Launch Spring/Summer 2019, STEM, NASA, Launch, ousearch_News_Launch Magazine

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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tags: Alumni, STEM, NASA, April 2019, On The Record, ousearch_News_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.

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

Sandy McCarthy, a librarian at Washtenaw Community College’s Bailey Library, helps STEM Scholars Program participants (from left) Emijoel Lantigua, Araba Gyan and Michael Cooke with a task during one of the program’s summer intensive sessions. | Photo by Kelly Gampel

STEM Scholars Program prepares students for pursuit of 4-year degrees

Kelly Gampel - August 14, 2018

A new student support program offering scholarship opportunities is encouraging Washtenaw Community College students to pursue four-year degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

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tags: STEM Scholars Program, On The Record, STEM, August 2018, ousearch_News_On The Record

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$4.9M grant aims to raise WCC student transfers to MSU

Washtenaw Community College - February 07, 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.

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tags: February 2018, MI-LSAMP, STEM Scholars Program, On The Record, STEM, ousearch_News_On The Record

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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.

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