Andrea Salazar Morgan is Director of the Multicultural Engineering Program (MEP) at Colorado School of Mines. She has been a part of the Mines community for 17 years, and prior to her role in MEP, served as the Assistant Director in Undergraduate Admissions. Collaborating with various offices on campus including Women in Science, Engineering and Mathematics (WISEM), the Center for Academic Services and Advising (CASA), and the Office of Graduate Studies, she provides programming that contributes to the enrollment, retention, and graduation of students who are historically underrepresented in STEM. She has served as a Mentor for Freshman Success Seminar – CSM101, and on the President’s Committee on Diversity. In 2008, she received the “CSM Connected Learning Community Award for Administrative Faculty Excellence”. Andrea is a graduate of Colorado State University with a degree in Speech Communications, and is currently pursuing a degree in International Political Economy of Resources at Colorado School of Mines.
As a continuation of MEP Pathways to Graduate School session at the 2016 NAMEPA National Conference the presenters will provide updates on the on-going efforts to increase the number of underrepresented students enrolling in graduate school through MEP and Graduate Office collaboration. In tandem, the presenters will introduce ideas for structural changes to the traditional […]