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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
SWC Industrial Technology Center (ITC) (Building 1), Room C-153A