What is STEM?
STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math
What is the STEM EDGE mission?
The STEM Excellence in Development, Student Growth and Equity (EDGE) program at PCC was created to promote awareness and increase student achievement in STEM education. Our team is here to guide students on their journey in STEM by providing support in advising, tutoring, undergraduate research, course development and transfer advice. Students in the program will have access to state-of-the-art technology and tools to aid their education and workshop opportunities that will help them in life.
Why is STEM Important to You?
- STEM career fields are increasing! STEM employment is expected to grow faster than all other occupations by 2021.
- The median salary for STEM workers is nearly $76,000, double the median wage of other workers.
- STEM workers find their jobs very intellectually stimulating.
Sources: U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistic (www.bls.gov/ooq)
STEM EDGE will give you everything you need to be successful:
- Career development /Work based learning
- Undergrad research
STEM Students in the President's Leadership Program
STEM students of PLP is a four-semester program that focuses on a STEM field which also includes two required core leadership courses totaling six credit hours and two elective courses that the student selects from a wide choice of academic courses offered at PCC. The two required courses are Leadership (Management 224) and Introduction to Civic Leadership (Public Service 230). PCC students who successfully complete their STEM degree program as specified are also eligible to apply for a Destination CSU-Pueblo scholarship.
This work was supported by the U.S. Department of Education, Title III HSI-STEM EDGE Grant Award # PO31C210105. Hosted by PCC STEM EDGE.