Encouraging and Motivating Minority Engineering Students Through Remote Summer Research Initiative

This presentation was transmitted live on January 24, 2013 | 3:30 pm (AST/Puerto Rico time). You can watch the recorded session at our HETS YouTube Channel or right here.

Hostos Community College of CUNY has partnered with senior colleges in CUNY and the Goddard Institute of Space Studies in New York City to expand the educational horizon of our students enabling them to compete and win in global markets. The latter is possible through collaborative research initiatives that develop and improve critical thinking and creativity skills, hands-on, team oriented, and interdisciplinary learning via collaborative research projects. The goal of this summer research initiative is to introduce minority engineering students to research environment in a team setting and organized through webcam and email.

Institution: Hostos Community College, CUNY

Language: English

Presented by:

Tanvir PrinceTanvir Prince ia an Assistant Professor Department of Mathematics at Hostos Community College





Nieves AnguloNieves Angulo is an Associate Professor at the Department of Mathematics -Hostos Community College
City University of New York 500 Grand Concourse, Bronx, New York 10451

Trackback from your site.

Comments (446)

  • Avatar

    Deanna Melton-Riddle


    I find this topic to be of particular interest due to my past research which dealt with factors that motivate minority medical and health profession students to pursue their career choices and complete their educational programs.

Comments are closed