About the STEM Success Initiative
To promote a diverse and inclusive introductory STEM learning community integrating students, faculty, and staff to better support student success.
The STEM Success Initiative supports students directly by providing academic support, and indirectly via cultural initiatives and faculty development opportunities.
- The Introductory STEM Faculty Learning Community (ISFLC) - campus professors and staff meet regularly to discuss best practices for inclusive STEM teaching and learning at Wooster. In Fall 2017, this group meets on Mondays at 4 pm. For more information or to be added to the ISFLC email list, please contact Steph Strand and/or Missy Schen.
- Support attendance of faculty at STEM-focused pedagogical conferences.
As of Fall 2017, the STEM Success Initiative involves and supports all science and mathematics departments/programs at Wooster.
- Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (BCMB)
- Computer Science
STEM Advisory Board
The STEM Advisory Board (STEM AB) is a council of individuals across campus departments and programs that advise and direct programs to support the mission of the STEM Success Initiative. If you have questions, please contact us.
Members of the STEM AB (2017-2018):
|Karl Feierabend (Chair)||Chemistry||Associate Professor|
|Katie Boes||Biology||Instructor; Laboratory Coordinator|
|Jen Bowen||Mathematics & Computer Science||Associate Professor; Chair|
|David Butts||Center for Diversity and Inclusion||Director of Multicultural Student Affairs|
|Kate Gullatta||Learning Center||Assistant Director|
|Kara Melrose||STEM Success Initiative||STEM Zone Coordinator|
|Meagen Pollock||Geology||Associate Professor; Chair|
|Missy Schen||Academic Affairs||Director of Educational Assessment|
|Stephanie Strand||Biology, BCMB||Associate Professor|