Richmond County STEM Transformation

Organization:
Richmond Community College
Amount:
$750,000.00
Program Area:
Community-Based Grantsmaking Initiative
County of Applicant:
Richmond
Description:

This grant will support Richmond Community College (RCC), in partnership with Richmond County Schools (RCS), to implement a STEM Transformation project aimed at improving college and career readiness of students, particularly in STEM areas, to meet industry demand for skilled employees. In order to increase the percentage of Richmond County high school students who enroll in a Career and College Promise (CCP) technical pathway and increase the percentage of students who are eligible for CCP, the project will (1) provide STEM curriculum training and expand extracurricular STEM opportunities for middle and high school students, (2) develop application-based activities/projects and provide enhanced technology to integrate work-relevant activities into the curriculum, (3) provide a Career Coach/ Internship Coordinator to work with industry to develop internship opportunities for high school and college students, and (4) expand transportation to RCC for CCP students.

Contact:
Mr. Kevin Parsons PO Box 1189 Hamlet, North Carolina 28345 910.410.1918
Areas Served:
Richmond

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