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

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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Ohio State LSAMP to receive Distinguished Diversity Enhancement Award

The Ohio State Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation (LSAMP) Program has been awarded the University 2021 Distinguished Diversity Enhancement Award.

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Tyra Robertson: Vocal Stress After Marital Conflict

The goal of the study was to understand how spouses’ vocal stress after a marital conflict correlated with their marital satisfaction. Vocal analyses indicate individuals’ emotional states after undergoing stress.

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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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