Thursday, August 19th, 2010
A solid college education is an important part of achieving the dream - Dr. King's dream, the American dream. The National Science Foundation's Kentucky, West Virginia LSAMP wants to help students in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) have a successful college education and a rewarding career by promoting diverse campus environments where all students can thrive.
The partners of the KY-WV LSAMP have a goal of increasing the number of underrepresented students who earn Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) baccalaureate degrees.
LSAMP does this by focusing on seven areas:
We will help you choose the right programs and institutions, so that you stay in college and on the degree track.
You will enjoy the hands-on research experience that gives both context and depth to education because the college experience is so much more than text books and lectures.
Making the move from school to college is not easy, but LSAMP programs offer social and educational support.You'll be part of a larger network of friends and colleagues who share many of your life experiences and goals for the future.
Your life experiences help educate those around you. All that you bring to college helps make campus life more diverse and more satisying for everyone.
Clarification of student learning goals and their alignment with course assessments will enhance the success rate for all students. The Alliance institutions are committed to addressing this concern particularly as it relates to the traditional "gate keeping" courses in areas like mathematics.
The LSAMP works with a myriad of companies, organizations and institutions that can facilitate seamless transitions with postgraduate studies and career aspirations.
LSAMP believes in the importance of interaction with STEM faculty and professionals, both in the classroom and as mentors in life and career.
The colleges and universities in this website are all partners in Kentucky-West Virginia LSAMP. Use this website to learn more about these colleges and universities and the programs they offer. Campus cordinators at each institution will show you how LSAMP can make your college years one of the best times of your life. Their contact information is included for your convenience.