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About Union

Union County College has a remarkable history as New Jersey’s first community college. We are known for excellence among regional colleges and universities.

Bridges to the Baccalaureate

What is B2B?

B2B is the Bridges to the Baccalaureate Program, a grant funded by the National Science foundation (NSF) to support students from underrepresented backgrounds in their completion of Associates degrees in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) and transfer to four-year institutions.

 

What does B2B Offer:

  • Comprehensive support in completing a STEM degree and transferring to a four-year institution.
  • Paid Research Experiences for summer- and semester-long work experiences at four-year institutions, with potential to be published in the Union County College Undergraduate Research Journal.
  • Mentoring and cross campus peer-mentoring from students and faculty at Union County College and participating four-year institutions.
  • Paid Peer-Led Team Learning (PLTL) to support designated STEM courses and provide supplemental instruction.
  • Group activities, including campus tours, lectures and research conferences, as well as for career-related programs and worksite tours.

 

B2B Eligibility Criteria:

  • Be a STEM Major (non-medical science) student
  • Commit to graduate within two to three years
  • Available to participate in B2B activities
  • Desire to contribute to the program mission and goals of broadening diversity in STEM

 

For more information, contact:

Dr. Nicole M. Vega-Cotto

B2B Program Coordinator

B2bcoordinator@ucc.edu

 

 

Information Flyer

B2B Program Application

 

Upcoming Events

For more information and to register for any of these events, please contact us.

Cross-Campus Peer Mentoring

February 1, 2019 (Fri) | Rutgers-Newark | 11:30am – 1:00pm

Transfer Day

March 1, 2019 (Fri) | Rutgers-Newark