The Student Affairs Perspective : Looking at Underrepresented Students in STEM Through a Different Lens
Pineda, Lizbeth Mendoza
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The education gap in STEM is a growing national concern in the United States. With the growing emphasis on STEM skills in the workplace, it is more important than ever that we figure out how to support diverse students in STEM. Supporting diverse students and helping them pursue degrees in STEM would innovate the work in these fields because these students could bring in different perspectives and new approaches since they have different experiences to draw from. Students spend most of their time learning outside the classroom so student affairs is a new way to approach this problem. Moreover, student affairs professionals possess skills that would connect the different factors that influence students on a whole new level. The key to success is to work together in order to change the way education in STEM functions and make it accessible to students from underrepresented groups.
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