We are delighted to learn that our AIMS2 program been recognized as an Examples of Excelencia finalist in the baccalaureate program category! Examples of Excelencia is a national effort by Excelencia in Education to bring attention to evidence-based practices that work for Latino students in higher education. We are one of only 21 finalists selected
Project Director Dr. S. K. Ramesh, and faculty mentor Dr. Jimmy Gandhi represented the AIMS2 program at the US Department of Education Project Directors Conference and hosted a display on the AIMS2 program. Dr. Ramesh was also a featured panelist at the event that was attended by over 200 directors from around the country. See
Third annual AIMS2 undergraduate research symposium held on October 4, 2017. See http://csunshinetoday.csun.edu/education/aims2-engineering-symposium-showcases-students-research/ for report on the event.
AIMS2 Program selected for a sequel $6 Million grant by the US Department of Education, Title III, Part F, Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSI) STEM grant program. http://csunshinetoday.csun.edu/education/csun-stem-program-receives-multi-million-dollar-grant-from-feds/
You can see the approximately 1 hour long video online here: which includes the 8 Bright Spots around the country. Jacqueline Cortez-Wong from the White House and Melissa Moritz from the US Department of Education introduce the topic during the first 6 minutes of the live broadcast. The AIMS2 program is covered in the following
CSUN’s AIMS2 Program named as one of 230 Bright Spots in Hispanic Education by the White House Initiative for Educational Excellence for Hispanics. See White House Announcement here. Report on Bright Spot nomination may be found here: http://csunshinetoday.csun.edu/faculty-and-staff-news/faculty-and-staff-achievements/csun-is-a-bright-spot-for-latino-students/
CSUN hosted one of the four national STEM workshops sponsored by the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and supported with funding from the Helmsley Trust. This very successful workshop was held at CSUN on October 7, 2014 and attracted leaders from academia, government, and industry to discuss efforts to broaden participation in
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