The University of New Mexico Office of Student Services, the Office of Support Effective Teaching (OSET) and CNM were recently awarded two Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) focused, Hispanic Serving Institution grants geared toward improving the capacity to serve Hispanic students.

The UNM, CNM STEM Undergraduate Pathway (STEM UP) grant for $4.2 million has three main components including transfer centers, transfer initiatives and degree transfer articulation agreements between CNM and UNM. The Project for Inclusive Undergraduate STEM Success grant for $3.8 million focuses on STEM gateway course reform, peer learning facilitators, STEM student interest groups and data-driven evaluation and decision making.

For more information, contact Tim Gutierrez, or call 505- 277-0963.

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