To have culturally competent care, the United States needs more Black and Latino doctors. A unique program at Rutgers University is reaching underprivileged youth and helping them succeed in medical careers, said Dr. Kamal Khan, Director, Office of Diversity & Academic Success in the Sciences (ODASIS) at DiversityInc’s event.
KeyBank Foundation has awarded a $1.25 million grant that will enable the Cleveland Metropolitan School District and Cleveland State University to partner in creating a STEM school for 11th and 12th grade students on the CSU campus, officials from KeyBank Foundation, the school district and the university announced today.
A survey finds that traditional instructional methods—plus a lack of educational preparation and few role models—discourage women, Blacks, Latinos and American Indians from graduating with degrees in science, technology, engineering and math.
Look no further than Rutgers University, where one professor has dedicated his life to helping Black, Latino and other traditionally underrepresented undergrads pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and math.