Center of Excellence for Mathematics at St. Philip's College

The mission of the Centers of Excellence in Mathematics and Science is to increase student enrollment, engagement and success in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) degree programs. To accomplish this purpose, the primary objective is to create innovative partnerships with local school districts, regional higher education institutions, businesses and industry that will result in a larger, more diverse and well-developed STEM workforce.

Our Fall Programs

Women Breaking Through

Women Breaking Through (WBT) is an annual conference for teenage girls who are interested in pursuing academic and professional careers in STEM fields.

STEM Career Day

Teenagers are invited to the Center of Excellence for Math to engage with professionals in STEM fields to learn about educational and skill requirements to pursue the career of their dreams!

Math Festival

Julia Robinson Mathematics Festivals inspire students to explore the richness and beauty of Mathematics through activities that encourage collaborative creative problem-solving.  The festival introduces kids to the beauty of mathematics by providing interesting, inspiring, engaging thought-provoking problems.

Health Science Career Day

Health Science Career Day is a FREE event during which high school students have the opportunity to explore hands on activities with state of the art medical lab equipment. The information sessions will provide students with degree requirements for the various programs that the Health Sciences department offers.

Our Summer Programs

Motivating & Engaging with STEM Activities (MESA)

MESA provides a summer of fun with Science, Technology, Engineering and Math for Middle & High School students.

  • Space is limited with a required non-refundable deposit to hold student seat
  • Students can work on their teacher provided Letters of Recommendation
  • Teacher Letters of Recommendation Form

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Miss Cipher

Miss Cipher is a new summer enrichment program focused on encouraging young females to explore the Computer Science field through interactive exploratory modules covering basic coding and robotics. The COE Math is collaborating with the Business Information Solutions department and faculty to present this exciting summer program.

Learn more

For current SPC students interested in participating in MESA and supporting the youth of San Antonio, please apply for a Summer position with the COE Math.

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CIMA Research

Students collaborate with a faculty mentor to participate in unique summer research opportunities with various local STEM university partners and industry leaders.

$3,000 Undergraduate Research Stipend

To learn more about the opportunities available at the Center of Excellence for Science at St. Philip's College, please visit their site.

CIMA-LSAMP

Contact Information

Director:
Maria Rodriguez, M.A.
mrodriguez108@alamo.edu
210-486-7123
SWC Industrial Technology Center (ICT) (Building 1), Room C-153D

Administrative Assistant:
Stacie Coy-Mahula
scoy-mahula@alamo.edu
210-486-7119
SWC Industrial Technology Center (ICT) (Building 1), Room C-153A