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STEM Initiatives Virtual Brown Bag Series: "The Ohio LSAMP Alliance"

Event: STEM Initiatives Virtual Brown Bag Series: "The Ohio LSAMP Alliance"
The Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation is a program of the National Science Foundation. The purpose of this program is to increase the recruitment, retention, persistence and attainment of degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) by underrepresented students. The Ohio LSAMP Alliance consists of eleven Ohio institutions of higher education, including four community colleges. Programming that takes place at each institution includes: counseling and advisement, bridge or early arrival programs, tutoring or supplemental instruction, peer mentoring, and faculty-mentored undergraduate research. In addition, alliance-wide programming brings about the institutional changes necessary to support underrepresented students in their goals.

Barbara A. Fink, O.D., Ph.D. is a member of the faculty of the College of Optometry and Faculty Fellow in the Office of Diversity and Inclusion. She is co-PI and Alliance Director for The Ohio LSAMP Alliance.

Yolanda Zepeda is Assistant Provost in the Office of Diversity and Inclusion.

Kari Jordan is Program Coordinator for The Ohio LSAMP Alliance.

This Virtual Brown Bag is part of a series of lunchtime webinars organized by STEM Initiatives to highlight opportunities for the university community to collaborate with partners involved with STEM Initiatives focus areas:

-outreach and engagement with schools and the public
-reform of undergraduate teaching and learning
-recruitment and retention of students from underrepresented groups

Visit http://go.osu.edu/fink for registration and more information.
Date and time:June 13, 2014
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location:Area on Campus: Carmen Connect
Contact:Christopher Andersen
Phone Number:7-7894
Event category:Arts and Sciences
Event Type:Brown Bag

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