NSF grant to help NY colleges recruit minorities into STEM fields
By eSchool News
January 29th, 2008
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded $3 million over five years to an alliance of upstate New York colleges and universities to enroll and graduate more minority students from science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) degree programs.In response to pressing local needs and national goals, the Upstate Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (ULSAMP) was formed to attract and maximize the potential of students from African-American, Latino American, and Native American (AALANA) populations. The ULSAMP program will achieve its goals through a two-pronged approach -- implemented across the alliance...
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