STEM Alliance, formerly known as Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP), is a collaborative campus program with the purpose of increasing recruitment, retention, and graduation rates of underrepresented students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields.
Students who participate in STEM Alliance have access to:
Students interested in applying for the STEM Alliance program need to meet the following criteria:
10 students are currently participating in the faculty mentoring program.
24 students received an LSAMP scholarship. Scholarships awards included: Community of Scholars, Academic Excellence, Professional Development, Emerging Leader, Research and Mentorship, and Student of the Year.
Janelle Jackson won first place at the Illinois LSAMP Undergraduate Research Symposium in spring 2017. Her research is entitled “Role of the nematode homolog of the mechanoreceptor PIEZO2 (pezo-1) in proprioception.”
Christa Hale won 2nd place with her research at the 2020 Illinois LSAMP Conference.