STEM-Connect: Career Training in the Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) Disciplines

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STEM-Connect: Career Training in the Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) Disciplines

STEM-Connect: Career Training in the Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) Disciplines received a $2,749,995 Round Three grant award to create certificates that provide clear and flexible pathways to employment in STEM-related fields. The program was designed to respond to the needs of both traditional and non-traditional student populations..

DefiningĀ Features of Project:

  • The grant was used to build institutional capacity by developing leadership and new internal and external partnerships.
  • This increased capacity includes new STEM Certificates, highly-involved faculty, twenty-two newly developed or enhanced courses, the delivery of course and support services, new collaborative relationships with UVM internal unit units and external partner organizations and increased public awareness of the University as a local resource for workforce training.

Project and Outcome Report
ProjectSTEM-Connect: Career Training in the Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) Disciplines
InstitutionUniversity of Vermont
Outcome ReportSTEM-Connect Final Evaluation Report
Industry SectorManufacturing
Grant Completed9/30/17
Grant Amount$2,749,995
State Profile ReportVermont State Profile Report
Participation Metrics
Participation311 participants
Completed program of study75
Participants earning credentials75
Employment*10 employed after completion

*= As of the time of the Final Evaluation Report
Source: Granteeā€™s Third-Party Evaluation