Valencia Wins National Award for Outstanding STEM Education

Valencia College’s Network Engineering Technology program has been named a winner of the inaugural Siemens-Aspen Community College STEM Award by the Aspen Institute College Excellence Program (CEP) and the Siemens Foundation.

Valencia College will receive an award of $50,000 as one of eight community college programs in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), recognized for providing outstanding preparation for high-demand jobs in advanced manufacturing, energy, healthcare and information technology. Half of this award will be allocated for further program development, and half will be allocated as scholarships to students, known as Siemens Technical Scholars. Read the full story on Valencia’s news site…

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