Sloan Foundation Partners With Cornell, Georgia Tech, Penn State to Boost STEM Mentoring Among Minorities

Monday, August 5, 2013

The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation’s partnership with Cornell University, the Georgia Institute of Technology and Pennsylvania State University will fund University Centers of Exemplary Mentoring for minority graduate students in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) disciplines.

The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation announces that it will partner with Cornell University, Georgia Institute of Technology, and Pennsylvania State University to create three University Centers of Exemplary Mentoring (UCEMs). The new type of partnership, initiated through the Foundation’s Minority Ph.D. program, is designed to identify universities with a proven track record of successfully educating underrepresented minority graduate students in STEM disciplines and empower these universities to expand, strengthen, and institutionalize efforts aimed at minority recruitment, mentoring, educational support, and professional development...

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