Posted on Nov 05, 2011 | Comments 0
Mount St. Mary’s College in Los Angeles was awarded a five-year, $6 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education for programs to increase the number of Hispanic and low-income women in STEM fields. The funds will be used to renovate five classrooms into high-tech science and mathematics centers. Other funds will be earmarked for faculty development, summer workshops, and counseling and advising services for students.
Mount St. Mary’s is a women’s college that enrolls close to 2,000 undergraduate students.