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MLK Campus: 210-486-2330
Location: Center for Learning Resources (CLR)

SWC Campus: 210-486-7023
Location: Building 1-C123

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About the Center of Excellence for Science 

This Center of Excellence (COE) is a cooperative effort based on community outreach, business and workforce partnerships, university transfer, college prep, and teacher professional development programs.  Our center is a response to workforce needs for trained workers for high paying careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). 

The Centers of Excellence are hosting their annual STEM youth summer programs and are seeking participation from a variety of community members. Faculty are being sought to join the instructional team, college students are needed to support faculty and staff and children are invited to apply to the various programs.
 

 1. Science and Math Summer Academy (SAMSA). Mon - Thurs, July 10 - 27, 2017. 9am - 4 pm. St. Philip’s College: Southwest Campus 

SAMSA is a three week program that focuses on expanding education and workforce pipelines by engaging 11-15 year old children with project based learning, field trips and guest speakers. Learn more     


2. Lego Robotics. Mon - Friday, July 31 - Aug 4. St. Philip’s College: Southwest Campus

4th to 8th grade students will learn how to design, build and program mini-robots using the Lego EV3 platform. Learn more

 

 

STEM Academic Disciplines

Health Sciences                                                             Mathematics   

Applied Electrical and Mechanical Technology        Business Information Solutions

Aircraft, Construction & Manufacturing                       Natural Sciences                         

Scholarships & Career Development

  • Summer Student Facilitator Opportunities.  If you are a St. Philip’s College student majoring in any of the above STEM areas, you are eligible to apply for summer 2018 internship opportunities.  Student selected as facilitators will receive a stipend based on work performed with faculty members in the delivery of educational STEM activities by Centers of Excellence as part of its community outreach for STEM education . Applications will be accepted until all 20 internship opportunities are filled. 
  • Special Projects Club is seeking new members to join their organization to assist in building, Tiger 1, an electric car project.  The club is seeking students with skills in engineering, mechanics, and data analysis.  They are also seeking assistance with public relations, management, fundraising and networking.
  • Student Engagement Grant is offered to students who are interested in joining the Centers of Excellence in their efforts to expanding STEM college and career awareness.  
  • FastwebHigh seniors and current college students

Community Outreach

  • GreenEnergy and Engineering Day  (Feb 24,2018).  The Centers host engaging STEM activities for fifth through twelfth grade students.
  • Saturday Robotics (July-Aug 2017).  This activity is designed for 4th-8th grade students to explore robotic design, construction and programming using Lego EV3 robots.  
  • Science and Math Summer Academy  (July, 2018).  SAMSA offers 11-15 year old students the opportunity to see math and science in action.  
  • Women Breaking Through (Oct 2018). WBT is an annual conference for teenage girls who are interested in pursuing academic and professional careers in STEM.  
  • CORE 4 STEM Family Day (Nov 5, 2017).  The event is coordinated to inspire 6-9 grade students and their families pursue STEM degrees and careers.   
  • STEM Symposium  (Dec , 2018).  The symposium is a single element in establishing a robust, sustainable framework for communicating the needs and interests of the greater San Antonio area. 

Research Internship Opportunities

Please click on the links below to learn the latest developments for each of these opportunities.

  •  Campus to Careers - The National Council for Science and the Environment Clearinghouse enables students to search for environmental internships.   

  

                  

Contact Information

Director
Jo D. Duncan, Ph.D.
jduncan36@alamo.edu 

Special Projects Coordinator 
Ruben S. Prieto, M.A.
rprieto@alamo.edu

Administrative Services Specialist
Stacie Coy-Mahula
scoy-mahula@alamo.edu

 

Text 'STEM' to 55000

 

Location:
St. Philip's College,
Southwest Campus, Rm C-153
800 Quintana Rd.
San Antonio, TX 78211

Phone:
210-486-7119