PHOTO (above): The 2014 graduating class of CAMPARE students with Dr. Alex Rudolph and Dr. Matt Povich, astronomy faculty at Cal Poly Pomona.
Of the 49 students who have participated in the CAMPARE program from 2010-2014, 25 are women and 24 are men; 22 are Hispanic, 4 are African American, and 1 is Native American, including 6 female Hispanic and 2 female African-American participants. The graduation rate among CAMPARE scholars is 100%, and of the 21 CAMPARE scholars who have graduated with a Bachelor’s degree, 11 are pursuing graduate education in astronomy or a related field, at institutions including UCLA, USC, UC Riverside, Univ. of Rochester, Georgia Tech, Kent State, and the Fisk-Vanderbilt Master’s-to-PhD program.
Program Growth: 2010-2014
Where are they now?
Of the 21 participants who have graduated since CAMPARE began:
- 12 are pursuing or have a graduate degree (M.S. or Ph.D.)
- 7 are in Ph.D. programs (UCLA, UCR, USC, U. Rochester, Georgia Tech, Kent State)
- Most of the others are pursuing a variety of STEM careers
|Amber Butcher||Geology||PhD program, Department of Earth Sciences, USC|
|Mario Caberea||Physics||PhD program, Astronomy, University of Rochester|
|Heather Chilton||Physics||PhD program,Earth and Atomspheric Sciences|
|Greta Cukrov||Physics||PhD program, Chemical Physics, Kent State|
|Clint Hawkins||Physics||Nuclear Propulsion Officer Candidate Program (NUPOC), U.S Navy|
|Courtney Lemon||Physics||Education Programs Assistant, American Institute of Physics|
|Nicole Sanchez||Physics||Fisk-Vanderbilt Master's-to-PhD Program, Astronomy|
|Remington Sexton||Physics||PhD program, Astronomy, UCR|
|Alec Vinson||Physics||PhD program, Astronomy, UCLA|
|Jill Walker||Biology||PhD program, Astrobiology, Georgia Tech|
|Stephanie Zajac||Physics||MS, Astronomy Instrumentation, SUNY Stony Brook|
This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. AST-1322432.