Richmond County STEM Transformation

Richmond Community College
Program Area:
Community-Based Grants Initiative
County of Applicant:

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.

Mr. Kevin ParsonsPO Box 1189Hamlet, North Carolina 28345(910) 410-1918
Areas Served:

Any project more than a couple of years old may not reflect current Board priorities.
Please contact a staff member with any questions.

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