Don’t just transfer, Graduate!. Rosa Maria Gonzalez, M.Ed. Professor/Counselor Transfer Center Coordinator, San Antonio College. Purpose. Describe a comprehensive approach to assist students, in particular STEM majors
Rosa Maria Gonzalez, M.Ed.
Transfer Center Coordinator,
San Antonio College
in Biochemistry, Chemistry, and Physics
Two day event for students to create awareness of the center’s student resources (physics/astronomy books, engineering software accessible on each computer, study areas, club meetings, informal tutoring).
NSF S-STEM - META (goal) scholarships
You may ask, “Why An Associate Degree?”SAC President response: 1. An Associate Degree is a real degree. We can help you plan for the Bachelor’s, but right now you are close to an educational accomplishment – graduation from SAC! Your Associate’s will forever be a part of your world. And maybe it will make you the first college graduate in your family.Even if you still see the Bachelor’s degree as your only goal, ask about 2+2 transfer plans that can award you an Associate of Arts: Transfer.2. It can increase your competitive ability in the job market. Pretend you are an employer reviewing job applications. One candidate has some college experience (say 63 hours) and another has a 2-year degree (also 63 hours). All other things being equal, whom would you most likely hire? Probably the one with the degree. 3. You will enhance your job skills in high-demand areas. Many programs at SAC are in high-demand fields such as nursing, medical assisting, computer information systems, dental assisting, court reporting and American Sign Language. The credentials needed to enter these exciting, well-paying careers are obtainable at SAC.4. You’ll gain added incentive and encouragement. Once you formally graduate from SAC, you will feel empowered to succeed at the next level.
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