STEMatics Grant

Department of Education LogoSTEM “GPS” stands for STEM “Graduation Pathway to Success.”  Bergen Community College received a $3.8 million Hispanic-Serving Institution Science, Technology, Engineering and Math grant from the U.S. Department of Education to help students succeed in the STEM fields. 

Our goals

Goal 1: To increase the recruitment and persistence of STEM students at BCC as well as of students in the Education A.S. Program who are preparing to become science / math teachers.

Goal 2: To improve the graduation rates as well as the transfer rates to four-year institutions of students enrolled in STEM programs as well as of students enrolled in the Education A.S. Program at BCC.

Goal 3: Enable more Data-Based Decision making to improve student outcomes and inform program development and articulation.

STEM GPS - Bergen Community College 

Have you ever had the opportunity to build a real car?

…how about bee keeping?

…or growing algae to make biofuel?

For more information on how you can get involved in these projects, contact Dorothy Wright at
[email protected] or visit the new STEM Learning Center in room S315. 

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