University of Houston-Downtown

UHD STEM Community Transformation – Taking Mentoring Across a College

The University of Houston-Downtown’s Scholars Academy has generated over 700 alumni STEM graduates of which 91% remain in STEM graduate programs and/or the workforce following completion through its program impacting 160 undergraduates per semester. STEM student successes are supported through a small group mentoring model. How can this successful peer and faculty mentoring structure be expanded to effect positive change and success across an entire college comprised of 1500 STEM majors?

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