WELLESLEY – MassBay Community College will hold its bi-annual Spring STEM Expo on Wednesday, May 1.
Students in the Engineering, Math, Computer Science, Life Sciences, and Biotechnology fields will be presenting their work to the MassBay college community as well as external partners from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Wellesley Hills main campus..
The Spring STEM Expo is an opportunity for MassBay students to showcase their creativity and innovation through the projects they have completed during the course of the semester.
Guests learn about the students’ research as well as the processes that went into the creation of their work.
At a time when businesses are clamoring for employees who have skills in the high-demand STEM fields, MassBay is providing a much needed source of “middle-skills” workers who have the education and training to fill these critically important positions.
The Expo is free and open to the public.
Business and industry professionals, community organizations as well as local high school students, teachers and administrators to attend.
The Expo provides a window into the exciting work that is being done by students enrolled in the various STEM programs at the college.
The STEM Expo also supports the mission of STEM Starter Academy at MassBay, which seeks to educate and introduce high school students to Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics fields of study.
Groups of high school students attend the STEM Expo each semester. Students from Needham and Bellingham high schools will be attending this spring.
MassBay Community College is ranked by the Brookings Institution as one of the top schools for value added and earned salaries in the workforce. Ranked #1 for 2-year colleges in Massachusetts, #2 in New England and ranked #16 nationally. The College’s facilities in Wellesley Hills, Framingham and Ashland house day, evening and weekend classes that meet the needs of degree-seeking students and career minded life-long learners. Online options provide convenience and allow faculty to facilitate the learning process. Since its founding in 1961, MassBay has been accredited by several governing bodies and strives to meet the needs of the diverse local communities it serves.
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