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October 14, 2021

KS-LSAMP Conference 2021: Registration open

Submitted by Kansas Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation

The Kansas Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation, or KS-LSAMP, program will host its first conference on Nov. 3-4. The event will be hosted virtually on Nov. 3, and in a hybrid fashion on Nov. 4, with the in-person portion being held in the K-State Student Union.

Topics throughout the two-day event will focus on recruitment, retention and student success of historically underrepresented students. Attending the conference will:

  • Increase your awareness of KS-LSAMP alliance goals, objectives and activities.
  • Provide opportunities for you to discuss best practices for recruitment and retention.
  • Strengthen partnerships between Kansas institutions.
  • Provide opportunities to connect with your peers.

This conference is open to all those who are interested in attending, regardless of prior engagement with the KS-LSAMP program. Registration for the KS-LSAMP Conference is free and open until Oct. 25. Lunch will be served during the noontime session on Nov. 4 for in-person attendees.

The conference program and registration information can be found on the conference website

The KS-LSAMP program is a multi-institutional alliance comprised of Kansas State University, Wichita State University and five partner institutions. The overarching goal of KS-LSAMP is to increase the quality and quantity of students completing science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM, baccalaureate degrees. It is funded by the National Science Foundation, award No. 1305059. Learn more about the program

Questions about the event can be directed to lsamp@k-state.edu