Tag Archives: STEM

Grant program seeks to increases STEM opportunities for students with disabilities

October 23, 2017
By Andy Ellis

A Troy University professor is taking part in a project aimed at increasing opportunities for people with disabilities in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics disciplines.

Dr. Zhiyong Wang, assistant professor and associate chair of the Department of Chemistry and Physics, is working with Dr. Overtoun Jenda of Auburn University on the project, the Southeast…

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Local teachers excited to learn at Wiregrass leadership academy

July 19, 2017
By Greg Phillips

At times, the teachers resembled their own students during the third day of the Wiregrass Math, Science and Technology Leadership Academy at Troy University’s Dothan Campus.

As Dothan Police Cpl. Jeremy Conner led one of his bomb squad robots into the Harrison Room of Malone Hall, the dozens of area teachers couldn’t hide their childlike…

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TROY leadership academy helping Wiregrass teachers beginning July 13

July 6, 2017
By Greg Phillips

More than 60 teachers from 35 schools will get free training and support during the Wiregrass Math, Science and Technology Leadership Academy starting July 13 in the Harrison Room at Troy University’s Dothan Campus.

The Academy, in its seventh year, is sponsored by TROY and the Alabama Commission on Higher Education and is aimed at…

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