Orange Alert

STEM Faculty Land Grant to Recruit, Retain Underrepresented Students

Posted on: April 11, 2017

Four Syracuse University professors, led by John Tillotson, associate professor and department chair of science teaching, have received a three-year, $999,719 National Science Foundation grant to support recruitment and retention of underrepresented students in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields. The funding will be used to launch a new program called “The Strategic Undergraduate STEM Talent Acceleration Initiative,” as well as research the program’s effectiveness.