Joann Santos is currently the Director of the Collegiate Science & Technology Enrichment Programs (CSTEP) and the Science & Technology Program at Monroe Community College (MCC), within the Division of Science, Health and Business.
Joann also serves as the Co-Principal Investigator for several STEM projects at Monroe Community College including CSTEP, STEP, BRIDGES and LSAMP. In this capacity, Joann focuses on increasing the number of professionals in the areas of science, technology, engineering, math and health.
Joann began her career at MCC back in 1994. She began working on a small grant and is now running four grant-funded programs that focus on increasing diversity in the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM)professions. Joann has successfully written proposals thus increasing grant funds at the College.
Mrs. Santos is in the process of completing a qualitative study on community college students who transfer to a four-year STEM program. Her degree will be in Higher Education Leadership.