STEMward Bound

Course instruction will be offered via online and hybrid distance learning modes of instruction for the Summer II Session, with courses meeting synchronously at scheduled times via Zoom or Teams. For the safety of our students and community, the May 2020 Graduation Ceremonies will be provided in a virtual format via YouTube on Saturday, July 11th. Visit our COVID-19 FAQs page for more information. SWTJC will observe summer hours through Friday, July 31st. Office hours will be Monday through Thursday from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm and Friday from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm. The current work from home environment is still in place unless instructed otherwise.



Our Mission

The STEMward Bound mission is to increase enrollment, retention, degree completion, and transfer of Hispanic and low-income students in STEM-field programs. Our goal is to nurture students' STEM interests and encourage all stakeholders involved to engage in STEM literacy.
What is STEM?

STEMward Bound Staff

R Ayala
Dr. Robert Ayala
Title V Director
(830) 591-7377
K Ballesteros
Krystal S. Ballesteros
Title V Activity Coordinator
(830) 591-2933
O Guerrero-Rish
Olivia L. Guerrero-Rish
First Year Experience Coordinator
(830) 591-7276
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M Sandoval
Martin Sandoval
STEM Advisor
(830) 591-7381
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Supplemental Instruction Leaders

K Gomez
Kim Gomez
S Hernandez
Sergio Hernandez
Del Rio

C Santos
Cody Santos
Eagle Pass
K Gorby
Kaitlyn Gorby
Vasti Ruiz
Eagle Pass

Supplemental Instruction Schedule

Anatomy & Physiology I M/W 9:30 am - 10:50 am

Anatomy & Physiology I Uvalde
Instructor SI Leader Day Time Location
C. Morales Kaitlyn Gorby Monday/Wednesday 9:30 am - 10:50 am Uvalde Kincaid 1


Calculus I T/TH 12:20 pm - 1:20 pm

Calculus I Del Rio
Instructor SI Leader Day Time Location
P. Kimble Cody Santos Tuesday/Thursday 11:10 am - 12:10 pm EP Room C114


Pre-CALC M/W/F 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Pre-Calculus Eagle Pass
Instructor SI Leader Day Time Location
P. Kimble Vasti Ruiz Monday/Wednesday/Friday 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Eagle Pass Room C114


Chemistry I Uvalde
Instructor SI Leader Day Time Location
J. Garcia Kim Gomez Monday/Wednesday/Friday 9:00 am - 9:55 m CCIF Rm 11; DR Room A112; UV ESPN 15

University Physics M/W/F 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Chemistry I Uvalde
Instructor SI Leader Day Time Location
B. Gurwell Sergio Hernandez Monday/Wednesday/Friday 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm DR Room B109; EP EPOC Room F126; UV Garner 3