• Environmental Sciences

  • Biochemistry

  • Genetics Research

  • Physics


  • Virtual Reality

  • Cybersecurity

  • Computer Information Technology

  • Computer Sciences


  • Architecture

  • Robotics

  • Industrial Design

  • Civil Engineering



  • Data Analytics

  • Cryptography

  • Aerospace Engineering

  • Statistical Analysis

Changing the World starts with YOU!

Explore the World of STEM studies! We’ll show you the road to a bachelor’s degree
where you’ll discover a world of career possibilities.

You’ll help shape our future, a future that needs people just like YOU!

What is the Bridge to Baccalaureate Program?

The TB-B2B (Tampa Bay Bridge to the Baccalaureate) Program provides resources and support to our STEM students as they work to achieve their 4-year STEM degree. The program is grant funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) as part of the Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP). Program offerings include:

  • Paid Research Opportunities
  • Paid Conferences
  • One-on-One Tutoring
  • STEM Focused Events & Activities
  • Individualized Transfer Advising
  • STEM Faculty Mentorship

Who is with the Bridge to the Baccalaureate Alliance?

St. Petersburg College (SPC)
Hillsborough Community College (HCC)
State College of Florida Manatee-Sarasota (SCF)

All three colleges have established the Tampa Bay Bridge to the Baccalaureate (TB-B2B) Alliance through the National Science Foundation (NSF) & Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation (LSAMP) program.

How Do I Qualify?

  • If you are pursuing or beyond a 4-year STEM degree

  • Have earned 40 credits or less

  • Have a 2.0 GPA or higher and are in good academic standing

  • Are a US Citizen/Permanent Resident

  • Are an underrepresented minority

STEM Events in our Community

Highlights  | B2B In Action


Discover the current STEM degrees
within the Alliance’s programs.


See what is happening at the colleges, in the
community, and how to get involved.

Find each Alliance’s sets of resources
available at each campus.

8.6 Million STEM jobs in 2015 and GROWING

93/100 STEM occupations had wages above National Average

7/10 Largest STEM occupations were computer related

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that, during the period 2010–2020, employment in S&E occupations will grow by 18.7%, compared to 14.3% for all occupations.

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