Member-Universities Professional Institute - Conference Focus

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PLENARY SESSIONS:
  • Funding, mentoring and training opportunities for STEAM Faculty and Students 
  • Expanding Opportunities: Advancing HBCU STEAM Research 
  • NASA Opportunities for HBCUs 
  • From Surviving to Thriving: The Call to Action
CONCURRENT SESSIONS:

FOCUS: COURSE AND INSTRUCTIONAL REDESIGN
  • Reimagining STEM Courses Using a Hybrid Online/Laboratory Model 
  • Course Redesign and Pedagogy Transformation for Key Gatekeeper Courses in Math and Sciences at North Carolina A&T University 
  • Realignment and Growth of Food Science and Nutrition Programs at Tennessee State University 
  • From Application to Theory: An Upside Down Approach to STEAM Education 
  • Student Centered Active Learning and Assessment Reform in Lower-Division STEM Courses 
  • Changing Paradigms: Practices in Student Preparation in STEAM Disciplines
FOCUS: STUDENT ENGAGEMENT AND SUPPORT
  • Minority Student Participation in Biomedical Research at Elizabeth City State University 
  • A Student-Centered Approach (SCA) for Empowering STEM Programs 
  • Undergraduate Research Experiences: A Pathway to Higher Education 
  • Changing the Game: Improving the Aspirations of Students to Study Science and Math 
  • Guided Pathways in STEAM • Helping Orient Minorities to Engineering (HOME) 
  • “No Excuses”: The Use of Intrusive Advising to Prepare Students for Success 
  • The Persistence of African American Students in STEM in the First Two Years of College 
  • Strategies to Mitigate Self-Handicapping Behaviors among HBCU Students
FOCUS: FACULTY DEVELOPMENT AND FUNDING
  • Forming Opportunity-Driven Collaboration Teams for Multidisciplinary Research Projects 
  • Out of the Shadows: Maximizing Limited Resources to Develop Exemplary STEAM Programs 
  • The Power of Junior-Senior Faculty Mentor/Advocate Relationships 
  • Funding STEAM Projects: Strategies from the Field 
  • Securing and Administering Research Grants 
  • Funding STEAM Projects: Doing Business with NASA