The Guam hub has strengths in extension and outreach and near-peer, hierarchical mentoring. It works with middle school, high school, undergraduate, and graduate students. This hub includes Guam, the Federated States of Micronesia, Republic of Palau, Republic of the Marshall Islands, and Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.
The Puerto Rico hub has demonstrated success in training early undergraduate students in the geosciences and the incorporation of nontraditional metrics for student success. It works with middle school, high school, undergraduate, and graduate students.
The U.S. Virgin Islands hub provides expertise in creating mutually-reinforcing relationships with community partners across elementary, middle, and high schools, as well as undergraduate, graduate, and workforce programs.
25 Graduate student fellows and a Bridge to Graduate School program for 70 students
“The best feeling is being supported during this journey of growth within the scientific community. That is why one of my main goals as a graduate fellow is to serve as a mentor and provide guidance for other students.”
“I think being a part of the SEAS Alliance gives me the opportunity to network with some very diverse and unique professionals that have expertise in a lot of different areas that I am interested in.”
“Being a part of the Alliance has helped me grow in my research and laboratory skills immensely, while allowing me to meet and build relationships with my mentors, lab group, and fellow peers both on Guam and across the island hubs.”