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STEAM Rocks! Workshops Foster Young Girls’...

A Message from Falecia Williams, President, West and Downtown Campuses Boys are better at math and science — it’s one of the most dangerous, deep-seated myths in our educational community. It’s an unfounded, but widely believed notion that prevents female students from reaching their full potential and deters them from pursuing careers in STEM (science, […]

Brian Macon Inspires Students to Think About...

By Dani Moritz-Long Sustainability is a personal passion of Mathematics Professor Brian Macon. He drives an electric vehicle, educates his kids about sustainable practices, recycles responsibly and does his best to reduce his carbon footprint. And for good reason. Brian understands that sustainability is about much more than the trendy slogan “going green;” it’s about […]

Students Visit Sustainability Expo

As part of their joint Endowed Chair project, Brian Macon, professor, mathematics, and Deb Hollister, professor, psychology, attended the 2017 Sustainability Expo at Hillsborough Community College with five students on Saturday, April 8, 2017. To engage students in a crucial conversation about sustainability, Brian and Deb developed a fun and educational contest, coined the STEAM Challenge. The […]

STEAM Video Challenge Offers Opportunity for Students To...

A Message from Brian Macon, Professor, Mathematics, and Debra Hollister, Professor, Psychology We need to better understand the connections between growing enough food, meeting rising energy needs and providing ample clean water for people around the world. However, this isn’t just the responsibility of industry, corporations and governments. We, as individuals, have an important role […]