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Garden State LSAMP news and announcements now available on our website, newark.gslsamp.rutgers.edu & on Blackboard! Please contact the coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org to be added on our LSAMP Blackboard listing.
Rutgers University-Newark will recognize Dr. Arthur James Hicks, Director of the National Science Foundation’s Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP), with at honorary degree at its May 17 commencement ceremony at the Prudential Center. Read full article here: http://www.newark.rutgers.edu/news/ru-n-announces-commencement-speaker-and-honorees.
LSAMP Spotlight - Series of exceptional students who are driven and dedicated to the Garden State LSAMP
Tonian Robinson, Class of 2017
I am from the island of Jamaica. I migrated to the U.S in the year 2010. I finished two years of high school before attending to Rutgers University-Newark in 2012. In my second year at Rutgers I joined the Garden State - LSAMP. I have been working as a research student from the year 2013 after applying through LSAMP that led me to be employed by faculty in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences. I aided in Microbial Enhanced Oil Recovery (MEOR) research experiments for about four semesters. I am still currently a research student working with faculty to characterize hydrogeological properties of rock cores using geophysical properties. I wish to further my education in the geosciences specifically in geophysics and hydrogeology by attending graduate school.
The GS-LSAMP (Garden State - Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation) program aims at providing participating students with opportunities and resources in an effort to ensure student success in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) majors, as well as holistic educational experiences to effectively explore and succeed in STEM majors and careers.
Rutgers University-Newark is the proud leader of a 9 college, statewide alliance program to enhance the success of students in STEM fields. The program creates a learning community that includes effective assistance with:
The program extends well beyond the confines of Rutgers and is recognized nationally for its success in adding diversity to the STEM fields, as well as helping students graduate and continue into rewarding careers.
LSAMP Conference History
8th Annual STEM Research Conference
Friday October 7th, 126 College Ave., Busch Campus, 8am-3pm
Keynote Address: Secretary of Higher Education, Rochelle Hendricks
7th Annual GS-LSAMP Conference
October 9, 2015, Busch Campus Center, Rutgers-NB
Keynote Speaker: Dr. William A. Massey, Director, Conference for African American Researchers and Mathematicians, Princeton University
6th Annual GS-LSAMP Conference
October 3, 2014, Busch Campus Center, Rutgers-NB
Keynote Speaker: Senator Cory Booker
5th Annual GS-LSAMP Conference
October 11, 2013, Busch Campus Center, Rutgers-NB
Keynote Speaker: Dr. David Robinson, NJ Climatologist
4th Annual GS-LSAMP Conference
October 5, 2012, Busch Campus Center, Rutgers-NB
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Richard A. Lutz, Oceanographer and Marine Biologist, Director, Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences, Rutgers University
3rd Annual GS-LSAMP Conference
April 13, 2012, Paul Robeson Campus Center, Rutgers-Nwk
2nd Annual GS-LSAMP Conference
April 1, 2011, Paul Robeson Campus Center, Rutgers-Nwk
1st Annual GS-LSAMP Conference
April 8, 2010, Paul Robeson Campus Center, Rutgers-Nwk
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