STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math

At RRCC, these subjects come together through hands-on learning opportunities.

Engineering Club is hosting a Halloween Launch on Thursday October 29

This year the RRCC Engineering Club will be sponsoring a Halloween Launch event. We will be preparing for Halloween weekend by having teams launch marbles, golf balls, and baseballs in the hopes of obliterating some pumpkins. Any and all RRCC students are welcome to join us and come take part in the fun! 

Experience science through a unique combination of coursework and travel

Study energy and geology in Iceland! There will be information sessions on Thursday October 15th from 3:00-4:00 in room 2573 and Wednesday November 11 at 2:30 in room 2563. Interested? See more in STEM Field Studies.

Engineering students - join STEM Scholars!

Become part of a community of STEM students who share the goal of transferring into an engineering program by joining STEM ScholarsThe college has received a $500k grant from the National Science Foundation to provide mentoring, research experiences, and learning support to enhance success of community college students in STEM.   STEM Scholars participate in workshops on internships and scholarships, learn more about careers in engineering, and are eligible to apply for paid positions in the STEM Summer Research Program

Become innovative in the IDEA Lab

The RRCC IDEA Lab has received a $15,000 grant from Xcel Energy to fund hands-on STEM outreach. In the IDEA Lab, students work collaboratively on real-world technical design challenges. The IDEA Lab provides workshops on engineering design, clinics on 3-D printing, technical mentoring on project ideas and assistance finding resources to develop project ideas. The IDEA Lab is located in the library. Stop by and start your own project or see what students are working on. More about Xcel Energy at

Students working on 3D printer

Cyber Security Scholarship Program (CSSP)

Red Rocks Community College (RRCC) is implementing a Cyber Security Scholarship Program (CSSP) to enroll academically achieving, but financially needy incoming freshman and current students, as full-time Computer Information Systems (CIS) majors with an emphasis in Computer Security Specialist, Programming Specialist, Web Development or Networking Specialist.

STEM at RRCC includes:

We have many programs where you can develop friendships with students who share similar academic and career goals, find support for your learning, and gain confidence in STEM!