The STEM Impact Initiative Study from 2014 gave 4 specific recommendations for the Great Lakes Bay Region to build a STEM Talent Pipeline.

  • Driven by Employer Demand
  • Powered by Career-Ready and College-Ready Students
  • Focused on Strengthening Technical Skills Needed for the Economy
  • Sustained by a Culture of STEM

As such, in 2015 STEM Networks were established across the Great Lakes Bay Region to focus on these 4 recommendations.

Delta College Logo

Focused on the following two recommendations: Strengthening Technical Skills Needed for the Economy and Driven by Employer Demand in Arenac, Bay, Midland & Saginaw Counties.

Central Michigan University Logo

Focused on the following two recommendations: Career-Ready and College-Ready Students and Sustained by a Culture of STEM in Clare, Gladwin, Gratiot & Isabella Counties.

MidMichigan Community College Logo

Focused on the following two recommendations: Strengthening Technical Skills Needed for the Economy and Driven by Employer Demand in Clare, Gladwin, Gratiot & Isabella Counties.

Saginaw Valley State University Logo

Focused on the following two recommendations: Career-Ready and College-Ready Students and Sustained by a Culture of STEM in Arenac, Bay, Midland, & Saginaw Counties.