Virginia-North Carolina Alliance for Minority Participation

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

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

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

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.

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

Thomas Nelson Community College
University of Virginia

Virginia Commonwealth University

Virginia Tech

LSAMP Scholars from Saint Augustine’s University present at ABRCMS

SAU ABRCMS Group 2019

LSAMP Scholars from Saint Augustine’s University present at ABRCMS

Eight undergraduate scholars (Ka’shawn Robertson, Naudia Gay, Marcella da Costa, Florence Fields, Ra’Shanti Miller, Tyra Onley, Chandra Mackey, and Jose Reyes) from Saint Augustine’s University presented their research at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS) in Anaheim, California, November 13-16, 2019. Accompanying the group were Dr. Tyrell Carr, Assistant Professor of Biology, and Dr. Mark Melton, Professor of Biology and Dean of the School of Sciences, Mathematics & Public Health. ABRCMS provides underrepresented minorities pursuing careers in the fields of in science, technology, engineering and mathematics the opportunity to present their research, enhance professional development skills, network, explore graduate school and industry options. Learn more about the event and the scholars' research.