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NoVa Community College Hosts Summer STEM Academy

Northern Virginia Community College is hosting a week-long summer STEM academy at each of its campuses in late June for high school seniors and juniors. Students are invited to apply for the STEM academy and the selected students will get the chance to unravel a forensics mystery by conducting various STEM experiments in a college setting.

The summer STEM academy will be held at Northern Virginia Community College’s Manassas campus during the week of June 20 and at the Alexandria, Annandale, Loudoun and Woodbridge campuses during the week of June 27.

The $30 registration fee covers all activities and lunch each day. Seats are limited and interested candidates must apply by April 30 at Selected candidates will be notified by May 10.

Students who attend the academy will be eligible to apply for two $500 scholarships to enroll in a college science course during Northern Virginia Community College’s spring 2017 semester. The STEM academy is sponsored by the college’s STEM initiative and funded by a Perkins grant. For more information, email academy director Ia Gomez at