St. Clair County Community College President Dr. Deborah Snyder began in her role in 2016 focused on enhancing the student experience and re-establishing the college as an integral community partner.
That’s why just four months into her term the visionary alumna, who had already launched numerous other initiatives, boarded a bus with SC4 faculty and staff members to visit the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum.
“I had the idea then to connect Ann Arbor specialists and resources with college experts to bring hands-on STEAM learning opportunities to our current and future students in the Blue Water Area,” Dr. Snyder says. “That kind of broader partnership, to my knowledge, has not existed in a community college setting in Michigan, so I’m sure it was a little ‘outside of the box’ initially for some people.”
Only two years later, Dr. Snyder’s vision has become a reality.
Read more from The Keel’s feature story on the Experience Center.