Project SURE: Scaffolding Undergraduate Research Experiences
Are you looking for an opportunity to expand your STEM education and increase your work options for the future? Do you want to be SURE about the career path you’re about to embark on?
St. Philip’s College was awarded a four-year $1.25M National Science Foundation grant to launch Project SURE (Scaffolding Undergraduate Research Experiences). This program will give you the chance to enrich your learning and skill development through evidence-based, real-world experiences created to support your journey towards completing a STEM degree.
Through Project SURE, faculty and external community partners in STEM fields will partner together to build the SURE model – a scaffolding of STEM student learning and skill development through experiential learning. Through this scaffolded model, students will:
Being a part of Project SURE will elevate your STEM education by allowing you to gather the skills needed to transfer to a four-year university successfully. Thus, completing your STEM four-year degree. Participating in Project SURE, students will gain career-relevant abilities, knowledge, and experience that can be applied inside and outside the classroom. The active learning opportunities available through this program will help ensure your academic journey isn’t random – it will be relevant!
Questions? Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 210-486-2162.
Real-world experience is not only a meaningful part of your education but experience outside of the classroom is also expected by today’s top employers. With Project SURE, you will gain the experience and connections that help you stand out in a highly competitive job market. This program is an investment that ensures you receive the professional development and inspiration you need to persevere through college and succeed in your STEM career.
Want to Become a Project SURE Partner?
Becoming a partner with Project SURE will benefit your organization and aid in propelling STEM students' careers. St. Philip’s College is recruiting organizations that will allow SURE students to work on industry-relevant projects in work-study or internship roles.
Are you looking for an opportunity to share wisdom with the next generation of STEM professionals? Do you want to be SURE that the future of STEM is bright? Consider becoming a part of a new program designed to help college students succeed in STEM while faculty members advance their teaching skills and professional development opportunities.
St. Philip’s College was awarded a four-year $1.25M National Science Foundation grant to launch Project SURE (Scaffolding Undergraduate Research Experiences). This program will give you the chance to help enrich skill development through evidence-based, real-world experiences created to support a student's journey towards completing a STEM degree.
Building on existing St. Philip’s College programs and structures, Project SURE will target three areas:
- Innovation in Instruction: will incorporate STEM experiential learning and further develop faculty use of emerging experiential learning methods.
- Internship and Research Experience: will create alliances between the college and local industry to provide paid internship opportunities, and prepare students to apply for national research experiences and federal internship opportunities.
- Transfers: will center on guiding students to transfer to universities to complete their undergraduate degrees.
How Do I Join? Email questions or partnership interests to email@example.com or call 210-486-2162.
Academic faculty who participate in Project SURE can:
Project SURE is an investment that ensures you receive the professional development and inspiration you need to empower students as they persevere through college to succeed in a STEM career.
Email Questions or Participation interests to: firstname.lastname@example.org