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
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
John Cagle (York Tech Student)
William Alewine (York Tech Student)
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
Meaningful experiences for STEM majors in research and education
settings including a Summer Internship modeled after current research
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