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Pamela Eddy
Supporting STEM Faculty Development during the Pandemic

A virtual professional development program for STEM faculty was designed a few months before the start of the pandemic and became a year-long study providing activities and workshops to engage faculty in learning about evidence-based strategies.

Camp EAGER
Engineering for all: Inaugural Dean’s Innovation Fund grant brings middle-school students to W&M for Camp EAGER

Thanks to a grant from the Dean's Innovation Fund, established in 2020 through a gift from the Jennings family, middle-schools students from Newport News Public Schools gathered on the W&M campus for a week-long camp to explore engineering design challenges. The camp is designed to inspire an interest in the STEM fields among students from underrepresented backgrounds and prepare them to work collaboratively and communicate effectively.

Holmes Scholars
Six doctoral students named Holmes Scholars

This year, six doctoral students in the W&M School of Education were selected to participate in the American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education’s (AACTE) Holmes Scholars Program based on their achievements and their commitment to diversity and equity.

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