South Mountain Community College Accelerates Students on Path to STEM

South Mountain Community College Accelerates Students on Path to STEM

By Christine Byrd, Communications Director When Soyasha Pandey came to Phoenix from Nepal she had never operated engineering equipment such as laser cutters, bandsaws or 3D printers. Less than two years after starting at South Mountain Community College (SMCC), and...

Base 11 Victory Circle Student of the Month: Danny Yos

Base 11 Victory Circle Student of the Month: Danny Yos

By Jade Kim, Student Success Specialist at Base 11. As many students will come to find out during their academic careers, what they do beyond the classroom can oftentimes be just as -- if not more — important than what they do inside the classroom. Base 11 Victory...

Moreno Valley College Opens the iMake Innovation Center

Moreno Valley College Opens the iMake Innovation Center

On December 4, 2019, Moreno Valley College's iMake Innovation Center officially opened its doors, providing students access to state-of-the-art equipment and the ability to turn their ideas into reality. "We are excited to introduce this fantastic resource. The iMAKE...

Start Your Engines: Space Challenge Teams Begin Test Firing Engines

Start Your Engines: Space Challenge Teams Begin Test Firing Engines

Nineteen universities remain in the Base 11 Space Challenge. Two teams have emerged as front runners in the race to the Karman Line, officially beginning static test fires of their liquid engines: the University of Michigan’s MASA Rockets and the University of British Columbia’s UBC Rocket.

Project Payload Brings Middle School Girls to Space

Project Payload Brings Middle School Girls to Space

By Jade Kim, Student Success Specialist Base 11 recently hosted 30 middle school girls at the Base 11 Innovation Center in Compton, CA, where they got hands-on experience working with makerspace equipment and learned all about what it means to be a woman in STEM. “It...

Summer 2019 Base 11 Fellowship Concludes

Summer 2019 Base 11 Fellowship Concludes

The Base 11 Summer Fellowship of 2019 has just concluded, which means a whole new cohort of aspiring STEM leaders are now equipped with the valuable hands-on experience that will transform them into the talented STEM workforce of tomorrow. With over 500 applicants and...

Base 11 Victory Circle Student of the Month: Nallely Lopez

Base 11 Victory Circle Student of the Month: Nallely Lopez

When pursuing a degree in engineering, many students find that they not only gain the technical skills and knowledge related to their specific major, but they often end up learning a lot about themselves. For Base 11 intern Nallely Lopez, this is exactly what happened...