"A Guide for Minorities in STEM: Increasing Workplace Diversity"

"A Guide for Minorities in STEM: Increasing Workplace Diversity" was published in March 2020 by Master's in Data Science. The resource covers the importance of STEM programs being more inclusive to minorities, and ways this can be achieved. The guide also provides resources for minority college students in STEM programs, along with scholarships for women, African American, American Indian, and Hispanic STEM students. I believe it would be a great additional tool for women and other minority students to refer back to in order to further their STEM education and careers.

$100,000 Endowment Will Aid Undergraduate Research

Penn State's efforts to address Colony Collapse Disorder, a nationwide phenomenon in which the adult honeybees of a hive disappear, often spelling death for the colony, will benefit from a gift of $100,000 to aid pollinator research. Honey distributor Dutch Gold Honey and William and Kitty Gamber, of Lancaster, Pa., have each contributed $50,000 to endow a fund that will support undergraduates studying entomology.

3 Ways to Teach the Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.

There’s a lot to learn (and teach) about Martin Luther King, Jr.’s life to our students. Martin Luther King, Jr. is known for his steps toward equality, speaking ability, non-violence philosophy, passion for education, and of course, his dreams. This MLK, Jr. Day, we have the opportunity to inform the next generation of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s ideals and morals in new and refreshing ways. Mobile Ed has a few activities and tips to freshen up your MLK Jr. lessons this year. See three different ways educators can teach MLK, Jr.’s legacy inside the classroom.

14 eye opening essays from Black writers to read to understand America's problems with race

Insider asked Black literary and historical experts to share their favorite works of journalism on race by Black authors. Here are the top pieces they recommended everyone read to better understand the quest for Black liberation in America: This article was originally published in February 2021.

45 Scholarships for LGBTQ Students

While many college campuses have made strides to better the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) students, they often face unique challenges in their personal lives and academia; funding shouldn’t be one of them. Scholarships aim to broaden opportunities and make the college transition a successful experience, but with millions of options out there, how do students find the right fit? To help simplify the hunt, we’ve compiled an extensive list of LGBTQ scholarships created specifically for identifying and ally students.

45+ College Scholarships for Minority Students

This website shares 45+ college scholarships for minority students published by Purdue Global. This resource shares more than 45 financial aid scholarships for future and current students, as well as graduate students, to supplement the cost of their education or professional development endeavors. The page outlines information on where to find scholarships and grants, as well as organizes opportunities dedicated to specific demographics, including African Americans, Asian Americans, Latinx students, and several others. The featured scholarships are current and provided by trusted organizations. We constantly update the page to ensure students can apply to the most accurate opportunities available.

2015 Calendar Recipes

Slow Cooker Pork Chili, Shredded Pork Sandwich, Blackened Tuna Patties, Banana Oatmeal Bread, Beef and Vegetable Stir Fry, Chicken Alfredo Pasta, Peanut Butter Balls, Make Ahead Breakfast Burritos, Vegetable Pasta Soup, Butternut Squash Enchiladas, Mini Berry Pie, Broccoli Salad. Updated 5/21.

2015 | Daniel Foster

Department of Agricultural Economics, Sociology, and Education

2016 Calendar Recipes

Baked Oatmeal Muffins, Chicken Quesadillas, Confetti Rice and Bean Salad, Fish Sandwich, Lentil Tacos, Our Favorite Chicken Noodle Soup, Pineapple Snack Cakes, Simple Apple Dessert, Steak Sandwich, Stuffed Peppers, Stuffing with Vegetables, Zesty Whole Grain Salad. Updated 5/21.

2016 | Brian Thiede

Department of Agricultural Economics, Sociology, and Education

2017 Calendar Recipes

Baked Fish and Chips, Berry and Greens Smoothies, Chewy Granola Bars, Chicken BLT Salads, Chicken, Corn and Rice Casserole, Chocolate Chip Zucchini Muffins, Mashed Sweet Potatoes, Orange Dressing with Fruit and Greens, Roasted Cauliflower, Sausage and Vegetable Skillet, Slow Cooker Black Eyed Pea Soup, Turkey Vegetable Quiche. Funding statement updated 5/21.

2017 | Kathleen Sexsmith

Department of Agricultural Economics, Sociology, and Education

2018 Annual Conference

September 11 & 12, 2018 The Penn Stater Hotel, University Park PA

2018 Calendar Recipes

Berry Banana Popsicles, Black Bean Burgers, Blueberry Pancakes, Cowboy Caviar, Cranberry Almond Wrap, Fish and Noodle Skillet, Homemade Mac and Cheese, Honey Mustard Dressing, Oatmeal Cookies, Slow Cooker Mexican Chicken Soup, Sweet Pork Stir Fry, Tamale Pie. Funding statement updated 5/21.

2018 | Daniel Brent

Department of Agricultural Economics, Sociology, and Education

2018 | Molly Hall

Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences

2019 Annual Conference

September 10 & 11, 2019, The Penn Stater Hotel

2019 Apple Maturity Assessments
2019 Calendar Recipes

Autumn Soup, Breakfast Cookies, Broiled Salmon, Cheesy Chicken Casserole, Crispy Baked Chicken, Croutons, Four Layer Supper, Frozen Pudding Sandwiches, Golden Corn Bread, Mushroom Quinoa, Vegetable Dip, Zucchini Hummus Wrap. Funding statement updated 5/21.

2019 | Heather Randell

Department of Agricultural Economics, Sociology, and Education

2020 Annual Conference

All handouts and slide sets are posted. Remember you need to download materials to access them. Start by downloading the document called “1 Index-links-notes-2020 annual conference” to see all posted materials.

2020 Calendar Recipes

Apple Cinnamon Bread, Banana Ice Cream, Chicken and Rice Soup, Cool Cucumber Salad, Homemade Teriyaki Sauce, Hot Pumpkin Drink, Meatballs, Overnight Oats, Roasted Broccoli, Spicy Tuna Salad, Teriyaki Rice Bowl, Vegetable Fritatta, Vegetable Quesadillas, White Bean Dip. Funding statement updated 5-21.

2020 Calendar Recipes-Spanish
2020 | Kevin Curry, Jr.

Department of Agricultural Economics, Sociology, and Education

2020 | Robert Chiles

Department of Agricultural Economics, Sociology, and Education

2021 Calendar Recipes-Spanish
2021 Iowa calendar recipes

Baba Ganoush, Brown Rice Risotto, Crunchy Coleslaw, Energy Bites, Garlic and Herb Lentils, Italian Chicken (Slow cooker or pressure cooker), Lemon Chia Seed Muffins, Pasta Fagioli Soup, Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie, Split Pea Soup, Stuffed Pasta Shells, Sweet Potato Burritos. Funding statement updated 5/21.

2022 Show Interactive Map
2023 EFNEP Income Guidelines-English and Spanish

This link takes you to the Marketing and Recruiting folder on Sharepoint. Located here are 2 versions of this document in English and Spanish. "EFNEP 2023 income guidelines landscape" is a full page larger version. "EFNEP 2023 income guidelines portrait 2-pg" is a half-sheet smaller version to put in flyers. Posted 2/7/23.

2023 Exhibitors

Plan to join this list of previous exhibitors in 2024.

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