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The Alchemy Program and its Fellowships Gives College STEM Students a Fighting Chance
The Calculus Roundtable Alchemy program provides an academic framework of support for college students studying STEM in the classroom or simply studying in STEM career wanted to give back to their communities. and career readiness training, for post secondary students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) degree programs. The fellows assist elementary, middle, high school and advance placement students by delivering and participating in fun innovative activities that encourage kids to enjoy the scientific process. Our fellows are accomplished upper-level students from some of America’s greatest colleges and universities.
While completing their degrees, fellows, both remotely and in the classroom, learn how to embed STEM activities in almost any class setting and how STEM in the professional world relates to what students are learning in the classroom. While they learn, our college students of color mentor a small group of K-12 students with High Dosage Tutoring and deliver instructional support to teachers in the classroom.
Our academic services target the most challenging academic learning environments as well as schools and learning institutions on the cutting edge of culturally inclusive mindset thinking. Dedicated faculty serve as guidance for our two fellowship pathway:
1) Diversity In STEM Fellows - for students in the hard sciences seeking networking and career opportunities. (more)
2) Edx Fellows - studying to be credentialed teachers.
Our STEM Alchemy program prepares college students with the experience, the mentoring, the networking and the soft skills needed to be successful in the 21st century economy and classrooms. Our career readiness component provides a variety of work-based learning opportunities and skill building workshops. Collectively, they compose a Comprehensive classroom and career Readiness Program that ensures the success of our STEM college students.
The Program Provides Fellows with Academic Services:
Professor Emeritus Dr. Vera Jacobson directs the Alchemy program
Diversity in STEM fellow John Zalanski
Meet our 2021-22 Cohort