Maryland Engineering program aims to diversify STEM workforce by recruiting minorities

Maryland Engineering program aims to diversify STEM workforce by recruiting minorities

Maryland Engineering program aims to diversify STEM workforce by recruiting minorities

7News Anchor Adrianna Hopkins spoke to Marissa Massey, the CMSE Coordinator for Outreach and Recruitment and Excel Alale, CMSE’s Peer Mentor for Transfer and Connections about CMSE. (7News)
7News Anchor Adrianna Hopkins spoke to Marissa Massey, the CMSE Coordinator for Outreach and Recruitment and Excel Alale, CMSE’s Peer Mentor for Transfer and Connections about CMSE. (7News)

As America builds back its economy from the COVID-19 pandemic, careers in STEM are becoming more lucrative and attractive.

Many colleges are making it a point to recruit and retain minorities in these fields of science and engineering.

The work of the University of Maryland’s Center for Minorities in Science and Engineering is vital — The goal is to increase the number of Black, Latinx and American Indian students in engineering and to stop the revolving door of those students enrolling, but leaving with a degree in a different field.

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