What is the South RST Academy?
South’s Ready! Set! Transfer! Academy is an National Science Foundation (NSF) program that provides tools and support to start and keep you on a pathway to a STEM career!
STEM stands for science, technology, engineering and math. If you are majoring in astronomy, biology, botany, chemistry, computer science, engineering, geology, math, oceanography, physics or a related field and plan on transferring to a university, then you are a STEM major.
What are the benefits of joining the RST Academy?
- Be in a learning community of your peers
- Receive academic support
- Faculty mentors to guide you
- Guest speakers
- Field trips
- Opportunities for research
- Opportunities for service learning
- Opportunities for student leadership
Who is eligible to join the RST Academy?
STEM majors at South Seattle College are eligible to join the academy. Your responsibilities as an Academy member include:
- Maintain a minimum quarterly GPA of 3.0
- Meet with your faculty mentor at least twice each quarter
- Participate in two or more RST Academy activities per quarter
- Participate in assessment surveys and activities to help improve the Academy
- Keep the RST Academy advised of changes in contact information
- Complete and receive an A.S. degree
How do I join the RST Academy?