Virginia-North Carolina Alliance for Minority Participation

About the Virginia-North Carolina Alliance

The Virginia-North Carolina Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation strives for diversification of the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) workforce, with an emphasis on increasing the number of underrepresented minority students earning baccalaureate degrees and matriculating to graduate school. Each of the twelve partner institution programs offers individually tailored recruitment, retention, and enhancement activities to support students such as bridge programs, stipends, symposia, tutoring, mentoring, workshops, and research experiences.

One goal of the Virginia-North Carolina Alliance is diversification of the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) workforce.

About the Virginia-North Carolina Alliance

The Virginia-North Carolina Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation strives for diversification of the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) workforce, with an emphasis on increasing the number of underrepresented minority students earning baccalaureate degrees and matriculating to graduate school. Each of the twelve partner institution programs offers individually tailored recruitment, retention, and enhancement activities to support students such as bridge programs, stipends, symposia, tutoring, mentoring, workshops, and research experiences.

One goal of the Virginia-North Carolina Alliance is diversification of the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) workforce.

About the Virginia-North Carolina Alliance

The Virginia-North Carolina Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation strives for diversification of the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) workforce, with an emphasis on increasing the number of underrepresented minority students earning baccalaureate degrees and matriculating to graduate school. Each of the twelve partner institution programs offers individually tailored recruitment, retention, and enhancement activities to support students such as bridge programs, stipends, symposia, tutoring, mentoring, workshops, and research experiences.

One goal of the Virginia-North Carolina Alliance is diversification of the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) workforce.

About the Virginia-North Carolina Alliance

The Virginia-North Carolina Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation strives for diversification of the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) workforce, with an emphasis on increasing the number of underrepresented minority students earning baccalaureate degrees and matriculating to graduate school. Each of the twelve partner institution programs offers individually tailored recruitment, retention, and enhancement activities to support students such as bridge programs, stipends, symposia, tutoring, mentoring, workshops, and research experiences.

One goal of the Virginia-North Carolina Alliance is diversification of the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) workforce.

Alliance Partners

Bennett College

Elizabeth City State University

George Mason University

Johnson C. Smith University

National Radio Astronomy Observatory

Old Dominion University

PVCC Community College

Saint Augustine's University

Virginia Peninsula Community College
University of Virginia

Virginia Commonwealth University

Virginia Tech

Bennett Belle Conducts Summer Research at UVA

Deja Rogers, a LSAMP scholar from Bennett College, conducted research this past summer under the guidance of Dr. Rebecca Pompano - Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biomedical Engineering. Deja's research focused on developing tools to investigate immunity by using 3D printed microfluidic devices to learn about the functionality of immune cells within lymph nodes.  Research conducted by Deja was presented at the 2022 Leadership Alliance National Symposium in Hartford, CT.  Deja's presentation was titled Characterizing 3D Printing Resin Formulas for The Fabrication of Cell Culture Devices.