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ESF’s STEM Mentor Program Announces 2014 Mentors

SUNY-ESF’s STEM Mentoring Initiative to Strengthen the Education Pipeline program has selected its first group of ESF graduate students who will mentor and serve as front-line role models for Syracuse middle school students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) subjects and careers. Participating mentors will become part of the ESF Science Corps and will bring STEM content, research expertise and passion to learning activities through afterschool programs. The Spring 2014 Corps will include

  • Funmi Afelumo, M.S. Student, Environmental and Forest Biology, (Dr. Lee Newman, Major Professor)
  • Joelle Chille Cale, M.S. Student, Environmental and Forest Biology, (Dr. Melissa Fierke, Major Professor)
  • Laura Coberly, M.S. Student, Environmental Science, (Dr. David Sonnenfeld, Major Professor)
  • Kaira T. Fuentes-Viera, Ph.D. Student , Environmental Science, (Drs. Klaus Doelle & Rafaat Hussein, Co-major Professors)
  • Vignesh Gnanavel, M.S. Student, Bioprocess Engineering, (Dr. Ramarao Bandaru, Major Professor)
  • Melisa Keskin, M.P.S. Student, Environmental Resource Engineering (Dr. Lindi Quackenbush, Major Professor)
  • Danielle Kloster, M.S. Student, Environmental Science, (Dr. Tim Volk, Major Professor)
  • Eugene Law, M.S. Student, Environmental Science, (Dr. Stewart Diemont, Major Professor)
  • Rasheed Lucas, M.S. Student, Environmental Science (Professor Emanuel Carter, Major Professor)
  • Jonathan Masih Das, Ph.D. Student, Environmental Science, (Dr. Wendong Tao, Major Professor)
  • Qing Ren, M.S. Student, Environmental and Forest Biology, (Dr. Elizabeth Folta, Major Professor)
  • Sara Velardi, M.S. Student, Environmental and Forest Biology, (Dr. Elizabeth Folta, Major Professor)

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Learn more at www.esf.edu/outreach/stemmentor