STEM Student Retention Rises Thanks to NSF Grant, Campus Teamwork

STEM Student Retention Rises Thanks to NSF Grant, Campus Teamwork

A five-year National Science Foundation grant to increase retention of freshmen and sophomores in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) programs has succeeded beyond expectations in its first three years, fueling growth in peer-mentored labs, tutoring and math-in-context courses, among other support services. Jaclyn Lovell ’18 (right), a biochemistry major, works with Andrew McElwain of