AGEP-NC Alliance

November 2018 Winter Alliance Meeting

The AGEP-NC project, an Alliance of NC A&T State University, UNC Charlotte and NC State, provides a catalyst for departments wishing to build an infrastructure for their doctoral programs and a culture among dissertation advisors that successfully prepares underrepresented minority (URM) dissertation students for faculty careers in the sciences and engineering.

Participating departments engage in a study of the pathways through their doctoral programs and a planning process resulting in a departmental plan for promoting the success of diverse doctoral students.

Faculty Fellows

Faculty Fellows are the heart of the AGEP-NC project. The first cohort of AGEP-NC Fellows represent a wide array of STEM disciplines.

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John Classen mentoring students

AGEP-NC Project Description

Our vision is to develop a corps of faculty fellows, department heads and directors of graduate programs leading their departments in planning and implementing enhancements to doctoral success for underrepresented minority dissertation students.

AGEP-NC Leadership

NC A&T State University, UNC Charlotte, and NC State share a commitment to increasing URM doctoral completion rates and progression to faculty careers.

This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant Nos. 1820536 182058 and 1820582.

Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

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