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  • To increase the proportion of underrepresented minority student participants in stem disciplines
  • To retain minority student on eligible STEM fields, prepare them to engage in research opportunities as undergraduates, & stimulate their commitment to complete the undergraduate degree.
  • To enlarge the pool of minority STEM students with research experiences as undergraduates, and prepare and motivate an increased number of these students to pursue advanced study.
  • To accelerate the socialization process and reinforce each student's commitment to earn a bachelor's degree and to pursue graduate study or emplyment in a STEM related field.
  • To facilitate the adoption of effective recruitment and retention programs and practices by peach state alliance faculty & staff.