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SRJC's HSI-STEM Initiative

In October 2021, Santa Rosa Junior College was selected to receive a Hispanic-Serving Institutions grant for the District’s Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) and Health Sciences programs. The Department of Education’s Hispanic-Serving Institutions-Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (HSI-STEM) awards will total approximately $4.69 million over a 5-year period. 

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The District’s goals for the HSI-STEM Educational Initiative are aimed at improving the academic success and completion rates among Latinx students and increasing the number of Latinx and other low-income students attaining STEM and Health Science certificates, degrees, and transfer.  Paired with the opening of the new Lindley Center for STEM Education in fall 2023, the Avanzando Initiative will add to the intentional resources SRJC directs to support STEM and Health Science students.  Read more …