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“Success is Different to Different People”: A Qualitative Study of how African American Engineering Students Define Success

Abstract There have been many calls to build the Nation’s STEM workforce by attracting and educating more students in academic STEM programs.1-4 Much of the emphasis has been placed on building more diversity in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) … Continue reading

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What They Say Matters: Parental Impact on Pre-College Academic Identity of Successful African American Engineering Students

Abstract Prevailing disidentification literature confirms that African American students academically disidentify via a weakened connection between academic achievement and global self-esteem.1-5 Research on achievement provides insight as to the people and factors that may influence the academic achievement of African … Continue reading

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