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Dr. Ji Kim and Dr. Ayisha Sookdeo Promote Supporting Student Success in STEM

November 3, 2020 | Advising, Conference Presentation, Events, Faculty, STEM

As featured participants in a virtual roundtable sponsored by the CUNY Office of Academic Affairs, Guttman faculty Dr. Ji Kim and Dr. Ayisha Sookdeo discussed effective strategies for supporting students in the STEM disciplines with colleagues from Bronx Community College and Lehman. Titled “Promoting Student Success in STEM: Discussing a Multi-Dimensional Advisement Approach” and moderated by Dr. Theresa Williams, Director for STEM Initiatives for CUNY ASAP, the forum addressed proactive ways that faculty align practices and expectations; the role of academic advising; the collaboration between community and senior colleges to facilitate transfer and transition; while recognizing and overcoming barriers for students from underrepresented groups.