Dr. Davis Jenkins

STEM Speaker, November 20, 2015: Strengthening Community College STEM Baccalaureate Transfer Pathways


Senior Research Associate at Community College Research Center (CCRC), Columbia University, and coauthor of Redesigning America's Community Colleges: A Clearer Path to Student Success.

Take-Home Lessons
• Map program pathways (course sequences--including electives--and milestones) for each program along with information on career and graduate education target outcomes.
• Collaborate with CC faculty to map lower-division pathways to serve as basis for guaranteed transfer pathways (guarantee junior standing in specific major).
• Display information on program and transfer pathways prominently and clearly on university and CC websites.
• Expand research and internship opportunities for CC students.
• Collaborate with CC faculty on efforts to improve teaching in undergraduate science and math.
• Create dual high school college programs designed to recruit students into STEM pathways.