LSAMP Undergraduate Summer Bridging Conference & Math Institute: Aug. 17-18, 2017 #ThinkBigDiversity @NSF_EHR

The University System of Maryland’s Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) Program is sponsoring two specific events for undergraduate students this summer:

1) The LSAMP Summer Bridging Conference (Thursday, August 17, 2017)

2) The Math Institute (Friday, August 18, 2017)

This programming is part of the University System of Maryland’s (USM) Pipeline Development Conference: Success 2017.  The events will be held at The Hotel at Arundel Preserve, Hanover, Maryland.


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This program is free of charge, and is sponsored by The National Science Foundation.

Eventbrite - USM LSAMP 2017 Undergraduate STEM Bridging Conference & Math Institute: August 17-18, 2017 #ThinkBigDiversity

USM LSAMP Summer 2017 Logo Final June 2017

Special Guest Speakers: 

Daniel Jean

Dr. Daniel Jean, Executive Director of Academic Development and the Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF) program, Montclair State University. Dr. Jean will present “The Pact” which will establish a common goal among students.

Marquita Qualls 2016Dr. Marquita Qualls, CEO, Entropia, Inc., past president of the National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers (NOBCChE). Dr. Qualls will provide a session on time management.

Program Components:

The components and agenda will be updated as speakers and sessions are confirmed. Please stay tuned.

Thursday, August 17, 2017

  • The Pact
  • The importance of community –  You are not alone
  • STEM Identity: Who are you?
  • Collegiate Academic Success Introduction to College-level Research
  • Time Management for the 4.0
  • Being receptive to active learning Communicating with your Faculty
  • Skill Building Success Plans using Strength-Based Approaches

Friday, August 18, 2017

  • “Mind-blowing Mathematics”
  • Special Topics: The googolplexian, combinatorics, sandpile groups, and game theory
  • Breakout sessions:
    • Pre-Calculus
    • Calculus I
    • Statistics
    • Differential Equations
  • Role Models for Mathematics
  • Programming in collaboration with the NSF Mathematics Institutes

Click the orange button below to register.

Eventbrite - USM LSAMP 2017 Undergraduate STEM Bridging Conference & Math Institute: August 17-18, 2017 #ThinkBigDiversity


About LSAMP:
The Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation (LSAMP) program assists universities and colleges in their efforts to significantly increase the numbers of students matriculating into and successfully completing high quality degree programs in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines in order to diversify the STEM workforce. Particular emphasis is placed on transforming undergraduate STEM education through innovative, evidence-based recruitment and retention strategies, and relevant educational experiences in support of racial and ethnic groups historically underrepresented in STEM disciplines: African Americans, Hispanic Americans, American Indians, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, and Native Pacific Islanders.
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