Teachers College, Columbia University

Community Colleges: Opening Doors to STEM Talent Everywhere

Date and Time: August 03, 2021 1:50–2:50 PM
Location: Online

The National Science Board (NSB) held its 473rd meeting on August 3-4, 2021, virtually via a Zoom videoconference hosted by the National Science Foundation (NSF). NSB is the governing board of NSF and an independent advisor to Congress and the president on issues in science and engineering.

During the meeting, CCRC Director Thomas Brock highlighted data on the critical role that community colleges play in creating STEM pathways. The presentation informed NSB members and NSF stakeholders, helping them weigh potential strategies.

A recording of the panel is available on YouTube


Community College Research Center
Krissy DeAlejandro
Executive Director
Mary Slowinski
Principal Investigator
Working Partners Project and Workshops
Reavelyn M. Pray
Research Associate
Geri Richmond
Presidential Chair of Science and Professor of Chemistry
University of Oregon