NMSU Carlsbad receives $4 million Title III STEM Grant

NMSU Carlsbad Engineering Assistant Professor Jamil Al-Nouman

NMSU Carlsbad Engineering Assistant Professor Jamil Al-Nouman demonstrates the capabilities of a smartboard in the classroom. The Title III STEM grant will enable the campus to purchase and use modern technology such as the smartboard in various areas. (NMSU photo by Khushroo Ghadiali.) OCT16

CARLSBAD – New Mexico State University Carlsbad will receive more than $4 million in federal money to fund science, technology, engineering and mathematics programs that cater to Hispanic and low-income students. The grant aims to increase the number of Hispanic and low-income students who attain a degree in those areas.

The college plans to use the grant money to hire student success coaches in developmental areas to help them get ready for college level courses. The college also plans to implement math and science tutoring for students.

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