Industry and Community Partner Task Force

The Industry and Community Partner Task Force is made up of members of the faculty and staff of partner institutions who are interested in working with industry and community partners to enhance and support LSAMP programming. Ken Simonson from the University of Cincinnati is the chair of this committee.

Objectives

  • Determine individuals and organizations interested in the financial, programming, and recruitment support of the LSAMP program 
  • Find the financial support for materials and activities not covered by NSF funding 
  • Determine additional programming activities that our industry and community partners can provide
  • Give students a better understanding of the level and scope of career opportunities open to individuals with STEM degrees. 

Partners

  • Battelle Memorial Institute
  • Center of Science and Industry
  • Discovery Lab Global
  • Honda of America Manufacturing, Inc.
  • Indiana STEM LSAMP
  • J.P. Morgan Chase
  • Marathon Petroleum Corporation
  • National Alliances for Partnerships in Equity (NAPE)
  • Ohio Department of Higher Education (ODHE)
  • Procter and Gamble
  • The Kroger Company

Activities

The Industry and Community Partners Task Force will do the following:

  • Develop proposals for how industry and community partners can provide support to The Ohio LSAMP Alliance 
  • Submit recommendations for industry and community partners
  • Explore relationships with the STEM focused organizations