STEM (Science, technology and Math) FUTURES
Building Brighter Futures through STEM (Futures) is an innovative endeavor by Arizona Western College (AWC) and University of Arizona (UA) to increase the number of Hispanic and low-income students attaining Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) degrees in Southwest Arizona. The Futures’ Grant’s primary mission is to develop and offer a 4-year degree in Systems Engineering in both Yuma and Tucson utilizing the newly-renovated Engineering Technology Building on the AWC main campus in cooperation with UA.
INSPIRE students to engage in STEM discovery and innovation
DEVELOP a world-class STEM workforce talent pool
ATTRACT & RETAIN STEM talent through a dynamic and innovative school environment
DELIVER coordinated, collaborative and cohesive STEM programs
Learn more about our Systems Engineering Pathway program with the University of Arizona by clicking on the AWC/UA Systems Engineering Degree Pathway link on the left.
STEM (Futures) Postcard
Where to find us (Engineering Technology ET building)
AWC Campus Map - Engineering Technology (ET) building
Cecilia Vigil, DVM
Program Director Professor of Biology
ET Building, 112
ET Building, 112
Derrick Lim, Ph.D.
Professor of Engineering
Victoria Martinez-Bellow, M.Engr.
Professor of Engineering Faculty Advisor WEST Club
University of Arizona – Yuma
Outreach Program Coordinator
AWC AS Bldg Rm 137
Administrative Assistant/ Program Coordinator
AWC AS Bldg Rm 138
Dr. Samuel N. Peffers PhD
Lecturer, Systems and Industrial Engineering Engineering Technology (ET)
Bldg. Rm. 124
Student/Jr Bio-tech Coordinator Yuma/La Paz Engineering Technology (ET)
Bldg. Rm. 123