News Release
For Immediate Release
Contact: Chrysten Crockett
(803) 327-8032

March 26, 2014

†2014 WISE Summer Interns Announced

ROCK HILL, SC ó  The Winthrop Initiative for STEM Educators (WISE) Leadership and Advisory Teams have announce the fifteen Winthrop and York Technical College students participating in the 2014 WISE Summer Internship.

The group of students listed below will be on Winthropís campus May 11 to May 30 working with a variety of Winthrop faculty. The group will explore topics in STEM research and education, visit various local resources, and volunteer in two local schools. The three-week experience is designed to allow these STEM students to explore a variety of opportunities that exist and to encourage them to be leaders and learners for a lifetime.

2014 WISE Interns
Alison Tighe
Camerun Washington
Jeffrey McDaniel
Jessica Tesney
John Cagle (York Tech Student)
Julia Poppell
Katelyn Evans
Leigha Stahl
Lindsay Bradley
Macey Bosley
Michelle Corley
Mikala Smith
Savannnah Moritzky
Tianee Harris
William Alewine (York Tech Student)

ďA heartfelt thank you goes out to all those who participate in WISE activities including those who serve on our advisory group, write recommendations, and encourage students to consider participating. Your help is appreciated as we continue to promote STEM opportunities and education, said Winthrop Associate Dean of College of Arts and Sciences Dr. Beth Greene Costner.


About the WISE Program
The WISE program will offer four cohorts of support for students pursuing certifications in mathematics or science. The selection process for the WISE internship is very competitive and stands to fulfill four goals:

1. Recruitment of and support for mathematics and science teachers;
2. Multiple and varied paths for certification
3. Meaningful experiences for STEM majors in research and education settings including a Summer Internship modeled after current research programs
4. Innovative programs leading to general science, biology, and mathematics certification.

About York Technical College:
York Technical College, is a public, two-year institution of higher education that offers a variety of associate degrees, diplomas, and certificates. York Technical Collegeís mission is: Building Our Community Through Maximizing Student Success.




York Technical College / 452 South Anderson Road / Rock Hill, SC 29730