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NMSU and Howard University team up to broaden participation in engineering

Nearly 60 students transferring into the engineering programs at New Mexico State University and Howard University this fall semester received an extra boost to help them with the transition and become successful engineering students. They were participants in a National Science Foundation-funded Breaking New Ground program led by engineering faculty at the respective universities.

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NMSU and Howard University receive grant to increase engineering minority transfer and retention

New Mexico State University, a state institution serving more than 13,000 students, and Howard University, a Washington, D.C.-based, private college with fewer than 7,000 students, may seem to be dissimilar. Yet, they share a strong commonality: they both serve largely minority populations. Now they will join forces to improve retention and recruitment of under-represented minorities from community colleges into their engineering programs.

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