Overview of the DCCCD STEM Institute

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DCCCD STEM INSTITUTE
DR. PEGGY SHADDUCK
FEBRUARY 18, 2014
COMPONENTS OF THE
INSTITUTE
• Seminars and Summit
• Mentoring for STEM Scholars by STEM Fellows
• Information links and extra activities
• Scholarship support
• Fellows Academy
CURRENT SCHOLARS AND FELLOWS
120 students
about 40% female
about 30% Latino
about 20% each black, white, Asian
variety of nationalities
23 mentors
also a highly diverse group
SUPPORTERS OF THE DCCCD STEM INSTITUTE
• Eddie Bernice Johnson Grant
• Hunt Oil Co.
• Citi
• Fluor
• Texas Instruments
• W.W. Caruth Foundation
OTHER STEM HIGH POINTS WITHIN DCCCD
• NSF STEP grants
• Brookhaven’s geosciences program
• K12 emphasis
• Students participating in NASA programs
• Strong AAS degree programs
• Revising the developmental math approach
HOW CAN YOU HELP?
• Talk up the opportunity
• 12+ college hours
• 3.0 GPA or higher
• Pursuing a STEM degree and career
• Consider offering an internship
• Think about these students when you are hiring
• Questions?
Dr. Peggy Shadduck
[email protected]
214-378-1553

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