Ohio State LSAMP

The Ohio State LSAMP

Congressionally mandated in 1991, the Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation (LSAMP) Program is named after Louis Stokes, a congressman from Cleveland, Ohio.

LSAMP assists universities and colleges in their efforts to increase underrepresented minority student recruitment, retention, persistence, and attainment of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) degrees.

Ohio State LSAMP News

ODI Scholars receive laboratory research, innovation, and entrepreneurship opportunities

A group of 16 Ohio State University students, including 11 ODI Scholars, are participating in the Student Experience in Entrepreneurial Development (SEED) Program for the 2022-23 academic year.

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Ohio State LSAMP Newsletter Summer and Fall 2021

The Ohio State LSAMP Newsletter for Summer and Fall Activities for 2021

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Passion for manufacturing, operations and design drives LSAMP Scholar Yessica Jimenez to conquer dreams

Ohio State LSAMP Scholar Yessica Jimenez is not familiar with the confines of limitations. She is the epitome of a trailblazer leading the charge among demographics as diverse as her background. Yessica represents everyone who has a dream, makes a wish and devours opportunities. Her illustrious story is an ever-developing journey that continues to get better, bigger and more impressive as it progresses.

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Activities and opportunities

  • STEM Early Arrival Program: Incoming freshmen participate in a 5-day residential boot camp, introducing them to Ohio State and building skills in mathematics and science.
  • Faculty Mentoring Program: Students are paired with faculty in their field of study who provide mentorship and guidance through the first two years of college.

  • Peer Mentoring Program: Students are paired with upperclass LSAMP students, who provide mentorship and peer support.

  • Academic Success Coaching: Students meet regularly with LSAMP staff for academic, professional, and social support.

  • Free Tutoring and Supplemental Instruction: Students receive tutoring and academic support in a variety of subjects.

  • Professional Development Opportunities: Students attend workshops and STEM industry trips.

  • Undergraduate Research and Internship Opportunities: Students have access to research and internships throughout the academic year and over the summer

  • STEM Conferences: Student attend state, regional, and national LSAMP STEM conferences.

  • Ohio State LSAMP Student Organization: Students host and attend workshops and social events.

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