STEM Initiatives

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In line with the national focus on STEM education – programs in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, Georgia Piedmont Technical College offers a wide range of STEM initiatives to students. Our goals are to:

  • Increase enrollment of STEM and STEM-related programs at GPTC
  • Develop effective marketing strategies to increase program visibility
  • Increase the productivity of STEM program advisory boards
  • Develop and strengthen community and industry relationships
  • Increase opportunities for middle and high school students to be exposed to STEM education via dual and joint enrollment and articulation agreements.
  • Identify and write grants to assist in supporting the college's STEM initiatives and programs

Identified STEM Programs at Georgia Piedmont Technical College

Business Information Systems Division

Computer Information Systems, Banking and Finance, Accounting Technology

Health, Education & Professional Services Division

Clinical Laboratory Technology, Phlebotomy Technician, Practical Nursing

Industrial Technologies Division

Electronics Technology, Electrical Computer Engineering Technology, Computer Graphics and Design, Building Automations Systems, Design and Media Production Technology, Sustainable Technology Core, Motorcycle Technology, Automotive Technology, Welding and Joining Technology

Latest STEM News

GPTC STEM Newsletter – Spring Semester 2015

STEMfest Photos - September 2014

Women in STEM Blogging Event - February 26, 2014

GPTC STEM Newsletter – Volume 1 - Issue 2

GPTC STEM Newsletter – Volume 1 - Issue 1

STEM: Good Jobs Now and for the Future

Women Share Career Experiences at first Blogging Event

STEM Jobs Sites and Sources

http://www.usnews.com/news/articles/2012/09/21/the-state-of-stem-and-jobs

http://www.stemconnector.org/sites/default/files/store/STEM-Students-STEM-Jobs-Executive-Summary.pdf

http://www.economicmodeling.com/2012/01/11/humanities-or-stem-majors-looking-at-the-most-popular-degrees-for-us-students/

STEM Games, Videos and Podcasts

http://www.kineticcity.com/controlcar/activity.php?virus=grinder&act=4

http://www.clean-air-kids.org.uk/Games/

http://www.windows2universe.org/earth/climate/carbon_cycle.html

http://store.steampowered.com/genre/Free%20to%20Play/

http://www.newtonsapple.tv/video.php?id=1540

http://www.discoverengineering.org/

http://www.alienearths.org/online/interactives/planet_families/

http://www.billsclimatelab.org/

STEM Calendar

February 26: STEM Blogging Event (DeKalb Campus)

 

For more information:

Dr. Natoshia Anderson
Director of STEM Initiatives
404.297.9522 ext 1239
stem@gptc.edu