Colleges offer summer STEM programs for minority students

08/13/2013 | Diverse: Issues In Higher Education

Colleges across the nation this summer have been providing students, especially underrepresented minority students, with hands-on learning opportunities in science, technology, engineering and math. A biomedical research program at Southern Methodist University enrolls students as early as seventh grade, and Ohio State University hosts summer robotics camps for students of all ages. "Summer camps are an effective way to pique the interest of young students in STEM," said John Lock, former CEO of Project Lead The Way, a nonprofit provider of STEM curricula.

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