Summer Programs Help Prepare Minority Students for College STEM

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The Los Angeles Times reports, "With minorities expected to become a majority of the U.S. population in the next 30 years, and the Bureau of Labor Statistics forecasting the addition of 1 million STEM jobs by 2022, some economists say expanding diversity in the fields is a workforce necessity...

Now, across the country, academic programs are working to expand access and improve success. The South Central Scholars Summer Academy, a college-preparation program..., is one of a handful of programs in Southern California focused specifically on helping underrepresented minority students graduate in STEM majors."

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The Diversity Program Consortium Coordination and Evaluation Center at UCLA is supported by Office of the Director of the National Institutes of Health / National Institutes of General Medical Sciences under award number U54GM119024.
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