Biochemical Excellence in Science and Technology (BEST)

Partnership Type: 
Partnership Level: 
4. Cooperative Relationship

BEST - STEP Grant / STEM Activities

In July 2010, Milwaukee Area Technical College received a $526,937 three-year grant from the National Science Foundation to increase the number of students transitioning to baccalaureate degrees in STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) fields through its Biochemical Excellence in Science and Technology (BEST) program. Pending satisfactory results in the first three years of the project, MATC could receive an additional $418,205 in 2013 and 2104, bringing the five-year grant total to $945,142.

MATC Employees engaged: 
Dr. Zack Shana
Dr. Aparna Sen
Contact Person external to MATC: 
Dr. Jeanne Hossenlopp, Marquette U.
List of Stakeholders: 
MATC Students
MATC Agency (Department): 
Liberal Arts & Sciences