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STEM Ed Announcement: Lessons Learned: STEM Starter Academy



UMass STEM Ed Institute Presents: Fall 2014 STEM Tuesday Seminars
 
 November 4
 
 Felicia Griffin-Fennell, Director, STEM Starter Academy, Springfield
 Technical Community College; Devan Greene, Coach, STEM Starter Academy
 
 Lessons Learned: STEM Starter Academy at Springfield Technical Community
 College
 
 In an effort to increase the number of students who enroll in and
 completeprograms in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM),
 Springfield Technical Community College launched the STEM Starter
 Academy.
 
 Over seven weeks in this summer, students completed three
 coursesIntroduction to Engineering, remedial Math, and College
 Successaimed at giving them a head start for their first semester at
 STCC.  The students also met guest speakers and visited local companies.
 This talk will center around the lessons learned from launching an
 intensive summer program geared around STEM education.
 
 STEM seminars are held at 4PM on the first and third Tuesdays of each
 month during the academic year in Hasbrouck 138. Everyone is welcome; no
 reservations are needed, and there is no charge. Parking is available in
 the Campus Center Garage.
 
 
 -- 
 Marie Silver
 Program Manager
 STEM Ed Institute
 237 Hasbrouck Lab, Umass
 Amherst, MA 01003
 (413)545-0734
 
 

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