Today, TCU’s STEM Scholar Program, based in the College of Science & Engineering, received the 2023 Inspiring Programs in STEM Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the largest and oldest diversity and inclusion publication in higher education. It’s the third time the STEM Scholar Program has been given this award.
College of Science & Engineering students Kynnedy Brown, Griffin McPherson, Jasmine Paz, and Kayla Thomas are among the first STEM Scholars to receive their degrees. In addition to 100 percent retention, their average GPA is 3.4. These stellar students have positively impacted the strength and vitality of the TCU community through their academic achievements, community involvement and commitment to the greater good.
The 2022 TCU STEM & Culture Symposium will focus on the theme “Your Voice Matters: STEM Scholars as Community Advocates.” The virtual event will be held Friday, April 8 from 2 - 4 p.m. CST via Zoom and is open to students, faculty, and staff.
The Atatiana Project held a summer camp at TCU in July where children with limited or no computer access would receive a free laptop to utilize for furthering their education. Emily Herzig, an instructor in the Department of Mathematics, partnered with Curt Larsen, professor of professional practice in the College of Science & Engineering, in the camp effort, helping students assemble a computer from a kit and teaching them how to program and use it.
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