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Focusing Recruitment, Retention and Research Experiences (FRRRE Project)

Focusing Recruitment, Retention and Research Experiences (FRRRE Project)

 

Focusing Recruitment, Retention and Research Experiences (FRRRE Project)

Objectives

  • Recruit talented high school, community college, undergraduate and graduate students into natural resources management degree programs (environmental geology and forestry);
  • Retain students with a highly engaging and supportive learning environment; and,
  • Develop experiential learning for students through local internship and onsite field-trips with specialists from diverse natural resources management entities.

Activities

  • Internships with natural resources management agencies
  • On-campus lectures and seminars from natural resources management professionals
  • Research mentorship with natural resources management professionals
  • Field trips to sites of geologic, agricultural, or forestry importance and interest

Highlights

  • Stipends for participation in FRRRE-sponsored activities
  • One $50,000 scholarship to an Hispanic student majoring in environmental geology or forestry at New Mexico Highlands University

 

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