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The African American students’ guide to STEM Career
  • Robert T. Palmer, PhD
  • Andrew Arroyo, Ed.D, Norfolk State University
  • Dr. Alonzo Flowers, Drexel University
Most experts agree that America's success depends on having a workforce that is highly prepared in STEM areas. Unfortunately, students of color continue to be underrepresented in higher education, and specifically, in completing degrees and entering careers within the STEM fields. This book supports African American students (as well as all students) who are interested in STEM careers, providing information on the top colleges with STEM-related programs, particularly those that best support racially diverse students; practical advice for preparing for entrance into STEM programs; and inspirational stories of successful African Americans in STEM-related careers.
Authored by three educators expert in the areas of academic development of African Americans and minorities, STEM, and higher education, "The African American Student's Guide to STEM Careers" focuses on preparing Black students for STEM from K 12 through graduate school. Readers will more fully appreciate the importance of STEM, recognize why more Black students need to be more actively engaged in these disciplines, and understand how to prepare Black students for success in STEM throughout the educational pipeline."
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Robert T. Palmer, PhD, Andrew Arroyo, Ed.D and Alonzo Flowers. The African American students’ guide to STEM Career. Westport, CT:(2017)
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