biology transfer students

$1.48M grant to aid community college students from underrepresented groups interested in biomedical sciences

The National Institute of General Medical Sciences has awarded a five-year, $1.48 million grant to a project that aims to improve academic preparation and transfer rates of community college biology students from underrepresented groups, as well as ultimately increase diversity in the biomedical and behavioral sciences.

The VCU Bridges to the Baccalaureate: Dream to Goal program, first launched in 2013, is an integrated student development, teaching, learning and research training program with partners at Virginia Commonwealth UniversityThomas Nelson Community College and John Tyler Community College.

VCU News has the full story.