STEM Related News

At HCC, students participate in many STEM related activities. Students have presented at local and national scientific conferences where they were recognized with awards. HCC students participate in science clubs and national science organizations such as Tr-Beta Biology Honors Society and American Chemical Society. They take pride in their leadership skills and help in organizing activities for the group. This is the place we will post all such news for you!

HCC students and faculty take guided tour of Genome Center at Baylor College of Medicine

Apr 7, 2015

Students and faculty from the HCC Central and the HCC NW STEM clubs joined forces for a field trip to Baylor College of Medicine in the Texas Medical Center on March 27.

Two HCC alumni present STEM research at Harvard

Feb 17, 2015

For the past four years, eight cohorts composed of HCC faculty and students have been participating in undergraduate STEM research in partnership with the University of St. Thomas. Students work on research topics in professional research settings at UST and HCC.

HCC STEM Club students earned honors during Fall semester

Jan 20, 2015

STEM Clubs around the district are gearing up for another very active semester.

HCC INSPIRE science faculty to crowdsource the creation of a searchable open educational resource database

Jan 21, 2015

To make life easier for both faculty and students, HCC faculty will be able to submit vetted OERs into a Survey Monkey website. From there, the professor-approved OER information will be entered into a database to be posted on LibGuides in the HCC online library.

HCC and Alief ISD inspire minority students to pursue STEM careers with interactive camp

Jul 23, 2014

Camp filled the classrooms at Alief Taylor High School as HCC NW STEM program sought to meet the needs of future demand and lack of diversity in STEM fields.

HCC Southwest hosts a STEMulating summer for Houston area high school students

Jul 3, 2014

Robots, dissections and field trips to some of Houston's most popular educational attractions – these are all part of what is expected to be one exciting summer for dozens of high school students. Over the next four weeks, they will take a journey into the world of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) at the HCC Southwest Stafford campus.

HCC and Alief ISD team up to provide STEM camp for minority students

Jul 10, 2014

Free three-week stem camp for students

STEM Camp a success at HCC Southwest

Jul 30, 2014

Dozens of high school students spent most of their summer at Houston Community College Southwest’s first STEM summer camp at the Scarcella Building in Stafford.

HCC Southwest student realizes dream through summer internship

Jul 9, 2014

Zeeshan Qavi, a HCC Southwest student is realizing his high-tech dream with some help from the Houston Community College Virtual Career Center (VCC), Texas-Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (T-STEM) manager, Leena Sawant and a summer internship with Techno Chaos.