Established Fall 2016
We currently have 220 members (including 63 Alumni).
Our membership is comprised of: 60% Minority, 59% Low Income (Pell), 71% First Generation, & 72% Female. We have had 13 members in the ISU McNair Scholars Program and participants in National Summer Research & Health Career programs: 1) 60+ members are alumni of REU (Research Experience for Undergraduates or related summer research/internship programs) and 2) 18 members have done the Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP).
Leadership & Science Award Recipients
(National Awards in italics):
1 Goldwater Scholar, 1 Udall Scholar, 1 Ernest Hollings Scholar, 2 NSF Graduate Research Fellowships, 12 ISU McNair Scholars, 10+ Community Advisors, 1 ISU MLK Advancing One Award; ~30 have presented research at National Research Conferences.
Alumni are doing PhDs, Vet School, applying to Medical School, working for Federal agencies, conducting research in labs and in the field, and/or preparing for careers in/out of STEM fields.