Diversity and Partnerships
SEECoS: Summer Experience in the Eberly College of Science
The Summer Experience in the Eberly College of Science (SEECoS) is a program that is a collaborative effort between ECoS and the Penn State Upward Bound Math and Science (UBMS) Program. The mission of the SEECoS Progam is to provide first generation, economically challenged students from the state of Pennsylvania with the opportunity to participate in a summer science research project.
Higher Achievement: Closing the opportunity gap for middle school youth
Higher Achievement partners with Penn State to provide young scholars the opportunity to experience university life.
Penn State Millennium Scholars Program
The Penn State Millennium Scholars Program is an opportunity for remarkable students who desire leadership positions in science and engineering research to reach their goals. The program is available to students who share a commitment to diversity and to increasing the presence of minorities in innovative science and engineering programs.
American Association of University Women (AAUW) State College Branch
AAUW's mission is to advance equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research. AAUW provides grant and scholarship opportunities to STEM initiatives that make a positive impact on local Centre County women and girls. Please visit the AAUW State College Branch website for more information on partnership opportunities.
Science-U Partnership Opportunities
Science-U offers a unique opportunity for pre-service education students, K-12 educators, and post-secondary instructional faculty to design and practice successful science teaching strategies.
2014 Pennsylvania Mathematics Initiative: A workshop-based professional development program for teachers to deepen their mathematical understanding and thus improve mathematics instruction.
- July 14-18: Math as a Second Language
- July 21-25: Functions and Algebra
Please visit the Pennsylvania Mathematics Initiative homepage for more information and to apply for the workshop series.
Defined STEM provides resources to create 21st century learning platforms that are aligned with common core standards.