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 Student Support

  •  Ongoing

    Support student academic-career development, experiential learning, and subject-mastery skills by producing activities for the CSIEs.

    1. In each year of the grant, at least three assigned representatives from academic advising, admissions, career services, and other key offices will have received CSIE-overview training. 

    • Our Advisory Board, made up of faculty members, Deans, department heads, staff, students, EMU Foundation reps, and community partners held their annual meeting on Thursday, April 18, 2019. (Updated April 18, 2019)
    • We now have a professional staffer, two graduate assistants, and several undergraduate tutors offering expertise in various STEM disciplines. (Updated April 16, 2019)

    2. In each year of the grant, in-class and out-of-class STEM career and advising activities will promote STEM majors, course-taking, and completion for undergraduate students.

    • We now specifically monitor enrollment and student participation at CSIE events.

      (Updated April 16, 2019)

    • CSIE maintains a presence at EMU Fast Track student orientation. (Updated April 15, 2019)
    • CSIE maintains a presence at the EMU Resources Fair. (Updated April 15, 2019)
    • CSIE continues to support various campus student groups, including the Minority Association of Pre-Med students, the STEM Connect club, the Chemistry Club, the Geo Club, the Green Club, the Pre-Med Club, Nutrition Services McNair Scholars, TRIO, and Undergraduate Research.  (Updated April 25, 2019)
    • Another Big Bang advising sessions was held, with STEM freshmen required to attend. 

      (Updated April 15, 2019)

  •  On Track
    •  The CSIE initiative has seen an increase in African-American course enrollment.  

      (Updated April 15, 2019)

    • CSIE has helped to launch the STEM Connect Club, an interdisciplinary organization designed to promote opportunities for students to become more aware of STEM fields. 

      (Updated April 15, 2019)