The Bridging Arizona Native American Students to Bachelor’s Degrees (Bridges) at Coconino Community College (CCC) is a two-semester program, with the opportunity of summer research work at Northern Arizona University (NAU), designed to offer tribal community college students the opportunity to get hands on laboratory experience and enhance their knowledge about the biomedical-related scientific fields. The program consists of individual projects and responsibilities in which the students will learn to collaborate with a faculty mentor and other students in a research setting. This two-semester program gives students the opportunity to develop their laboratory and scientific skill set while attending the community college. The program is funded through a National Institutes of Health (NIH) 5-year grant.

 


 

Application

To apply download and fill out our Application.

 

 

Bridges Grant Contact

Program Mentor

Aaron J. Tabor M.S.; Ph.D. Candidate

 

Aaron Tabor is an adjunct faculty member at Coconino Community College and Northern Arizona University as well as the B2B program coordinator. His prior education includes a Bachelor’s of Science, pre-health emphasis from Northern Arizona University, Masters of Science certificate in clinical pathology from The University of Massachusetts- Lowell, Master of Science in Biology from Northern Arizona University, he is currently in the process of finishing his dissertation/Doctorial Degree on the use of Platelet-Rich-Plasma for acute and chronic wound healing. He has a strong passion for educating others and loves the ideals and values of the “Bridges” program. He encourages all who are remotely interested in the sciences to apply for this great program! If you would like to set-up an in-person meeting regarding the Bridges program please do not hesitate to contact Aaron at Aaron.Tabor@coconino.edu