Georgia Tech President G. P. “Bud” Peterson says the school has a longstanding commitment to attracting young people to those fields.
The Goizueta Foundation is providing the grant for Georgia Tech to encourage Hispanic K-12 students to get involved in those fields.
Georgia Tech President G. P. “Bud” Peterson says the school has a longstanding commitment to attracting young people to those fields. He says the school looks forward to expanding opportunities for K-12 Hispanic students through new programs.
The five-year grant will support and enhance the GoSTEM research-based model and will demonstrate how technological universities and school systems can partner to promote academic achievement. GoSTEM is a collaboration between Georgia Institute of Technology and the Gwinnett County Public School district aimed to enhance the educational experience of Latino students in Georgia and strengthen the pipeline of these students into post-secondary Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education.
Georgia Tech is located in Midtown Atlanta. I’m often amazed at some of the programs that college has, and often wonder if there are more done for Midtown Atlanta I don’t know about, or if there is “room for improvement” in what and how GATech could help it’s “hometown…so to speak.”