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BioScholar Program

BioScholar Program : NSF HSI Award


The National Science Foundation has awarded Los Angeles Mission College with a $1.3 million grant to support efforts to increase success rates for biology majors, college officials announced today.

Titled “Building Capacity: An Intervention to Improve Success of Biology Majors in Mathematics”, the project seeks to increase success rates for undergraduate biology students by providing them with additional support, such as weekly workshops to help them pass college algebra and trigonometry courses. Click here to read more on "Building Capacity: An Intervention to Improve Success of Biology Majors in Mathhematics".

LAMC student shared her experience after attending our Trigonometry Academic Success Workshops -
"In the beginning of the online Trigonometry class I thought I would be able to teach the subject to myself but it was a bad idea. I started attending the Math workshop/tutoring and saw a major improvement with learning and understanding the material."



Click here to see Award Abstract #1832348
All materials on this website were prepared with support provided by NSF HSI Award number 1832348.

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Department Chair: Stephen Brown

Center for Math & Sciences
(818) 364-7665

Vice Chair: Par Mohammadian

Center for Math & Sciences
(818) 833-3424

Karen Vega
NSF HSI Program Coordinator
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