October 20, 2017 - 1:04pm
Southeast Arkansas College Arkansas Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (ARK-LSAMP) Program has announced its Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Scholars for the 2017-2018 academic year.
This year recipients include Kendra Greenlaw of Pine Bluff, Tiana Wilson of Pine Bluff, Lawrence Morris of Pine Bluff, Mario Wilson of Marianna and Antonio Spicer of Pine Bluff.
The ARK-LSAMP Program is a collaborative alliance of seven Arkansas institutions, including the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB), as the lead institution. The goal of the program is to increase the number of baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degree graduates in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math disciplines entering Arkansas’ workforce.
Students are introduced to techniques to troubleshoot academic, cultural, and social problems. They attend the Emerging Researchers National Conference, a Spring ARK-LSAMP Conference, and a Summer Institute, held at UAPB.
“The ARK-LSAMP Program is an excellent opportunity for our students who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in the classroom in a STEM area,” according to Kaleybra Morehead, Ed.D., Vice President for Academic Affairs/ College’s ARK-LSAMP Program Coordinator. She adds, “This program contributes to the betterment of the students and this community, as well as the development of leadership skills.” Morehead and Mr. Sam Domineck, SEARK College Accounts Payable Officer serve as advisors for the College’s ARK-LSAMP Program/STEM Club.
Picture (Left to Right) STEM Scholars are Kendra Greenlaw (Pine Bluff), Tiana Wilson (Pine Bluff), Lawrence Morris (Pine Bluff) , and Mario Wilson (Marianna). Not picture- Antonio Spicer (Pine Bluff)