Clinton Junior College: Monitoring, Motivating, and Mentoring Students in STEM
by C. Parks, 18 November 2005
Students attending Clinton Junior College may prepare for careers in science and related fields thanks to a grant from NASA.
From Mexicali to Harvard
by V. Chase, 8 July 2005
Luis León, a third year doctoral student studying immunology at Harvard University and a recent recipient of a Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Gilliam Graduate Fellowship, talks about his path from minimum-wage jobs to academic researcher.
by M. Piñon and and B. Gledhill, 13 May 2005
Monica Piñon talks about her academic path from a community college to UC Berkeley School of Optometry.
by M. Mimnaugh, 1 April 2005
The Bridges Program at Chicago State University (CSU), the Chicago Linkage for Minorities in Biomedical Sciences (CLIMB), allows students from three Chicago-area community colleges to pursue baccalaureate degrees at CSU.
by G. Kuehn, 18 March 2005
The Bridges Program at New Mexico State University (NMSU) at Las Cruces allows NMSU scientists and mentors to interact with American Indian students attending five regional community colleges.
by Barton Gledhill, 11 February 2005
Barton Gledhill offers specific steps that students at two-year colleges should take in order to make a smooth transition to four-year institutions.
by Thomas Landefeld, 14 January 2005
Thomas Landefeld, Associate Dean at California State University, Dominguez Hills, encourages administrators at four-year institutions to recruit more community college science students.
by Juan Carlos Trujillo, 20 February 2004
Juan Carlos Trujillo, a mathematics major and UC LEADS Scholar at UC-Berkeley, provides an inspirational account of his personal journey as a Mexican-American entering mathematics.
by Juana Rudati, 8 November 2002
A physics PhD candidate says that regardless of the reason, community colleges offer a second chance to continue an education or restart a career.
by Racquel Garcia, 13 September 2002
Racquel Garcia, a PhD student, describes her experiences with the Summer Bridges program, a joint venture between El Paso Community College and the University of Texas, El Paso.
by Sibrina Collins, 15 February 2002
Dr. Collins tells about her experiences that led from a community college in Michigan to a PhD at Ohio State, and offers advice to others considering a similar route.