White Earth students at Washington STEM conference

Four students and two faculty members with the White Earth Tribal & Community College flew to Washington, D.C., for what is referred to as the “largest multicultural and multidisciplinary STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) conference in the country.” The intense, three-day conference was held by the Society for Advancement of Chicano/Hispanic and Native Americans in Sciences. The organization is designed to fostering the success of these students in STEM programs to help them earn advanced degrees, careers and positions of leadership. The students and staff from the WETCC were all paid for through scholarships provided by American Indian Higher Ed Consortium, Indian Health Service and Native American Research Center for Health.

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