LSAMP - Portland State University

The Louis Stokes Alliance for
Minority Participation (LSAMP)
Portland Community College
STEM Program
A Unique Collaboration
National Science Foundation
Portland State University
Portland Community College
African American/Black; Latino/a; Native
American, Alaska Native; Pacific Islander
Louis Stokes Alliance for
Minority Participation
LSAMP PSU Commitments
2014 - 2019
• Hold weekly office hours to promote
program, recruit and meet with students
• Develop cohort (10) at each campus
• Provide marketing materials
• Host quarterly workshops at PCC or PSU
• Invite LSAMP PCC STEM students to
socials, networking events at PSU
• Select 6 LSAMP PCC STEM students for
summer research placements + stipends
• Select 12 LSAMP PCC STEM students to
attend the PNW LSAMP regional conference
• Travel, lodging, food included
• Offer Summer Bridge Program for LSAMP
PCC STEM students ready for transfer
• Track LSAMP PCC STEM cohorts and
prepare a quarterly report
• Encourage discussion to increase articulation
• Increase skills for rigorous science,
technology, engineering,
mathematics courses
• Participate in social events, campus
STEM tours, networking sessions,
seminars, & conferences
• Build relationships with diverse
group of peers, faculty & staff at
• Write high-impact resumes, personal
• Identify a broad range of local, national
research and enrichment opportunities
• Develop skills to enhance an
undergraduate research experience or
Want to learn more about these exciting
LSAMP PCC STEM Program for
Underrepresented Students
Contact Dr. Lorna Tran
[email protected]