Connecting Community Colleges to WSU
Connecting Community Colleges to WSU is an annual event organized to welcome student guests and their advisor-mentors from the state’s community colleges.
This STEM-focused campus-visit event offers prospective STEM students a great chance to:
Talk to WSU academic advisors for who specialize in information for STEM majors.
Explore cutting-edge STEM labs in person.
Visit with former community college students who are now part of the WSU LSAMP community.
Learn about fun and active clubs that are specially for STEM students.
Discover opportunities and support available through multicultural student resources.
Get answers to questions about courses and prerequisites, transferring, academic advising, student organizations, and more!
Typical Schedule for Student Attendees
Greeting and ice-breaker activities
Tour of the award-winning Student Recreation Center on campus
Breakfast at the hotel
Check-in on campus for the event
Welcome and introductions
Introduction to WSU resources and organizations relating to admissions, transferring, financial aid, scholarships, and more
Explore the benefits of participating in WSU LSAMP
Prepare for graduate school
Learn about how to get involved in undergraduate research with a faculty mentor
Lunch with current WSU LSAMP students
Visit with WSU academic advisors who work with students in STEM majors
STEM lab tours
Dinner and survey
All students must abide by WSU campus policies and regulations for the whole duration of this event, including to and from campuses and throughout the visit. Read about conduct policies.
The 2019 Connecting Community Colleges to WSU event, hosted by WSU LSAMP on Oct. 24 and 25, welcomed prospective WSU STEM students and their advisor-mentors to the Pullman campus.
WSU LSLAMP extends sincere thanks to all of those at WSU who shared their time and expertise with these important guests. Additionally, WSU LSAMP extends heartfelt gratitude to the following colleges and organizations whose support made Connecting Community Colleges to WSU possible:
WSU Division of Academic Engagement and Student Achievement (DAESA)
Alliance for Minority Participation (the LSAMP student club)
Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture
College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences
College of Arts and Sciences
College of Veterinary Medicine
For the 2019 event, the following information was provided to attendees:
S.E. 1400 Bishop Blvd., Pullman, WA 99163
Quality Inn website
Arranged by each campus.
Travel and Transportation Information
Covered by the Connecting Community Colleges to WSU event, based on approval of a MESA director/LSAMP liaison and/or community college advisor-mentors who accompanied students from community colleges.
WSU LSAMP, a program in the WSU Division of Academic Engagement and Student Achievement in the Office of the Provost and Executive Vice President, provides support, resources, and opportunities to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) underrepresented minority students who are on a path to be successful in STEM fields at the university level.
The WSU LSAMP program is a member of PNW LSAMP, with a goal to create a culture and community of success for STEM majors. Through LSAMP, underrepresented minority students receive mentoring, tutoring, career guidance, professional development, and graduate school preparation. In addition, students have opportunities to create social networks through events and activities facilitated by WSU LSAMP.
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