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TROY professor finds passion as STEM mentor

Dr. Jacqueline Jones has developed a passion for mentoring students in the STEM field, helping them earn scholarships, internships and awards.

Dr. Jacqueline Jones has developed a passion for mentoring students in the STEM field, helping them earn scholarships, internships and awards.

Dr. Jacqueline Jones, an assistant professor at Troy University’s Biological and Environmental Science Department, has been involved in the success of many minority STEM scholars and research collaborations with other universities across the country through her mentorship programs.

For years, Dr. Jones has been working closely with students to prepare them for major opportunities,…

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Grant helps prepare future teachers at Troy University for innovation in the classroom

Left to right: Anna Moorehead and Ronald Davis of the Wiregrass RC&D, Rep. Wes Allen, Dr. Jack Hawkins, Dr. Dionne Rosser-Mims, and Jessica Moran.

Left to right: Anna Moorehead and Ronald Davis of the Wiregrass RC&D, Rep. Wes Allen, Dr. Jack Hawkins, Dr. Dionne Rosser-Mims, and Jessica Moran.

A grant from the Wiregrass Resource Conservation and Development Council is helping Troy University equip future teachers with creative means of teaching science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) in the classroom.

Homer Wright, a Wiregrass RC&D board member and Pike County Commissioner; Ronald Davis, executive director; and Anna Morehead, programs manager, joined Rep. Wes Allen…

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Camp helps students ‘Power Up with STEM’

Students at the Boys and Girls Club of PIke County cook s'mores in pizza box solar ovens they built during the Power Up with STEM camp.

Students at the Boys and Girls Club of PIke County cook s'mores in pizza box solar ovens they built during the Power Up with STEM camp.

Students at the Boys and Girls Club of Pike County learned on Wednesday that science is not only interesting and fun, but can also be tasty.

The students, who over the last two weeks have taken part in the Power Up with STEM Camp, took to the outdoors to put their self-made solar ovens to…

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Troy University takes part in effort to diversify STEM workforce within Alabama’s Black Belt

Troy University is taking part in a project to engage minority students in the STEM disciplines thanks to a National Science Foundation grant.

Troy University is taking part in a project to engage minority students in the STEM disciplines thanks to a National Science Foundation grant.

Troy University is among an alliance of eight colleges and universities involved in a 5-year project to diversify the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) workforce within Alabama’s Black Belt Region.

The Greater Alabama Black Belt Region Alliance, funded through a $379,400 grant from the National Science Foundation’s Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP)…

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