We are grateful to the organizations that regularly collaborate with WNY STEM to sustain and enhance our good work in our five-county region.
Empire STEM is a statewide, community-led collaborative of regional STEM Hubs across New York State. The STEM Network is included under SUNY’s Seamless Education Pipeline initiative and provides a coordinator to facilitate the work of the Empire State STEM Learning Network. Thank you to SUNY and to Dr. Phil Ortiz who, in his role as Assistant Provost for Undergraduate and STEM Education, and Coordinator, Empire State STEM Learning Network, assists in identifying statewide resources and networking opportunities.
The Collaborative is comprised of the leading professional organizations in New York State who collaborate for the purposes of advancing the integration of STEM education. The Collaborative sponsors a statewide summer Institute on an annual basis.
The STEMx™ network is a multi-state collaborative developed for states, by states. This grassroots movement provides an accessible platform to share, analyze and disseminate quality STEM education resources. The WNY STEM Hub is very grateful to the late Margaret Ashida, for her guidance and expertise.
The UB Center for Integrated Global Medical Sciences is the Steward Organization for the Western New York State STEM Hub. Dr. Gene Morse, Associate Director for the Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences, serves as the Steward representative to the Hub and as an Advisory Board member. Dr. Morse also provides facility use for meetings and other in-kind support for the Hub to conduct its activities. The Hub is indebted to the commitment of Dr. Morse and the New York State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences.
United Way provides Fiduciary Sponsorship support to WNY STEM since both organizations share a mission for improving community well-being. WNY STEM is grateful to Michael Weiner, Executive Director, who serves on our Advisory Board and is an active supporter.
- WNY STEM Hub is recognized by the STEM Funders Network as one of 54 STEM ecosystems in the United States.