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Iona receives $649K grant to foster STEM scholars

With the award, Iona will create a program that will give scholarships to students majoring in chemistry or computer science with high financial need and academic aptitude.

WCA to recognize five Women in Tech award winners

Five accomplished women from STEM fields will be recognized by the Westchester County Association on Oct. 20 as part of its third annual "Women...

Grant enables Sacred Heart STEM majors to consider teaching

Education grant will assist undergraduate science, technology, engineering and math students who want to pursue teaching in those fields.

Fairfield University and Sikorsky honor STEM achievers

Susan Hitchcock, a Sikorsky Aircraft employee and Fairfield University graduate, urged the young scholars to pursue jobs they will love.

Businesses, nonprofits take STEM to next level

In Connecticut, students are eager to gain exposure to science, technology, engineering and math.

Regeneron launches STEM teaching fellowship

New program will help teachers get their students interested in science, technology, engineering and math.

STEM sell

Zaniac comes to town.

Mercy College receives $1.4 M for scholarship program

The National Science Foundation gave Mercy College $1.4 million to support scholarship programs for future math and science teachers.

Bridgeport opens $125M STEM high school

Construction finishes on first school in 50 years.

Rolling out the science

A New York City nonprofit brings its mobile science lab to students in Westchester County

State forms public-private partnership with IBM

Gov. Andrew Cuomo and IBM today announced a public-private partnership that will prepare thousands of New York students for high-skill jobs of the future in technology, manufacturing, healthcare and finance.

State, UConn propose $2B expansion

Connecticut state officials and manufacturing executives recently gathered at Pratt & Whitney’s East Hartford headquarters as Gov. Dannel P. Malloy detailed a $2 billion plan to position the University of Connecticut as one of the country’s top public research institutions.

Malloy proposes $1.5B UConn STEM invesment

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy proposed Jan. 31 a $1.5 billion investment into the University of Connecticut's science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) programs.

University of Bridgeport researcher brings emphasis on STEM

At a time when experts say the U.S. isn’t producing enough students educated in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) to continue the nation’s innovation-based competitiveness, University of Bridgeport’s Tarek Sobh remains one professor committed to making a difference in students’ STEM education.

Keeping it in the family

If southwest Connecticut seeks to stay competitive, it is vital for Fairfield County’s universities and business development programs – with the help of private investors and government – to continue to place emphasis on developing the STEM fields.