This program aims to increase the number of New York community college (CC) and technical school (TS) students completing degrees and/or transferring to four-year colleges in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields. Our objectives are to:
For NY community college & technical school students:
Are you interested in carrying out science, technology, engineering, or mathematics research, but aren't sure how to get started? Our NASA-supported program offers opportunities for two-year students to engage in high-level STEM research during the summer, get personalized academic and research mentoring, as well as receive financial support. To be eligible for this program, you must be a US citizen currently enrolled in a community college or technical school within NY State, and have a strong interest in pursuing a STEM career. Students from groups traditionally underrepresented in STEM (African-Americans, Hispanic-Americans, Native Americans & women) are particularly encouraged to apply.
The student application deadline for the 2015-16 program has passed.
For NY community college & technical school educators:
The NYSG Community College Partnership Program is offering a CC and TS faculty workshop on implementing a Methods of Scientific Research (MSR) course. MSR and similar courses have been shown to
Stipends and travel grants are available for faculty who attend the full 5-day workshop. The next workshop
will be held Monday-Friday, June 20-24, 2016, 9am-5pm at the American Museum of Natural History [faculty workshop flyer].
For questions or more information, please e-mail the NYSG Community College Partnership Program director, Dr. Timothy Paglione.
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