Success in STEMM Week


Success in STEMM Week Virtual Programs

"In the Classroom and Beyond: See Yourself in STEMM"

Monday, October 18, 2021, to Thursday, October 21, 2021

The Scholarship and Supplemental Academic Services (S-SAS) unit of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion will host the inaugural Success in STEMM Week from Monday, October 18, 2021, to Thursday, October 21, 2021. With various events and programs, students will have an opportunity to engage with current students, alumni, and faculty who have found great success in the world of STEMM. Each event session will provide students with knowledge and resources to make their goals in the world of science, technology, engineering, math, and medicine a reality. Below is a schedule of events, with each requiring registration for attendance.

Please register below for all events of interest.

Kick Off Celebration - Welcome to Success in STEMM Week!

Monday, October 18, 2021 | 5:45 p.m.

Join us for a drop in celebration to kick off the beginning of Success in STEMM Week! It is a great time to learn more about the purpose of the week and ask questions about the schedule of events!

First event of the week to follow at 6:00 p.m.

Register for the Kick Off Celebration and Ask an Expert
Ask an Expert! – How To Succeed in STEMM Coursework Student Panel

Monday, October 18, 2021 | 6:00 p.m.

Have you found yourself struggling to understand your coursework and succeed in your STEMM classes? You are not alone! Please join us for a panel discussion with four current Ohio State students who serve as peer tutors/educators and have found great success in their collegiate journey. Panelists will share their expertise, experiences, advice, and tips for gaining confidence and success in STEMM coursework.

Industry Insider Chat – Breaking Into Careers in Technology

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 | 6:00 p.m.

Get the inside scoop on careers in technology through a discussion with senior and executive leaders in the field of technology. Feel free to bring your own questions to ask our guests:

  • Al A. Hamid ('91), Global Chief Technology Officer (CTO), Insurance Industry Platforms – IBM

  • Tony Fluellen ('06), Morrill Scholars Program Alumnus, Vice President, Information Technology Risk Manager – Huntington National Bank

Register for Industry Insider Chat
STEMM Research Opportunities Within Your Reach – How to Get Involved in Faculty Led Research

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 | 1:00 p.m.

In collaboration with the Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Inquiry, this forum will highlight the ways students can engage in faculty-led research during their undergraduate journey. The event will begin with a presentation that outlines how to communicate with faculty, how to get connected with faculty, and how to turn your research ideas into reality.

The second half of the event will be an opportunity for students to engage in dialogue with Dr. David A. Delaine, Assistant Professor in the College of Engineering Education. Read below to learn more about Dr. Delaine and his current research efforts.

Dr. David A. Delaine is an Assistant Professor in The Ohio State University Department of Engineering Education. He strives to creatively impact diversity and inclusion through investigating the intersections of engineering, education, and society.

Dr. Delaine is also the leader of The Inclusive Community-Based Learning Lab. The lab is performing research on collaborative processes within informal educational settings for the development of socially responsible engineering citizens. Community engagement, boundary spanning, and global diversity and inclusions are cornerstones of the laboratory's efforts.

Register for STEMM Research Opportunities Within Your Reach
Dinner With the (Future) Docs – A Roundtable Discussion on Life as Doctoral Students in Health and Medicine

Thursday, October 21, 2021 | 6:00 p.m.

Calling all aspiring physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and other health-related professionals to join us for a virtual roundtable discussion. Through interactive breakout rooms, participants will have an opportunity to bring their own dinner and learn from current pharmacy, medical, and nursing doctoral students. Discussion topics include applying for medical and health programs, what to expect, and how to prepare for application season!

Register for Dinner With the (Future) Docs

Have questions or need accommodations?

For Questions
Please contact Zayd Abukar ( with questions and for more information.

For Accommodations
This event series will be presented with automated closed captions. If you wish to request traditional CART services or other accommodations, please contact Zayd Abukar at or (614) 247-7198. Requests made by October 11, 2021, will generally allow us to provide seamless access, but the university will make every effort to meet requests made after this date.

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