MI-LSAMP Partner Institution


Mott Community College is committed to serving the educational and economic needs of the community. The mission of Mott Community College is to provide high quality, accessible, and affordable educational opportunities and services that cultivate student success and individual development and improve the overall quality of life in a multicultural community.

Mott Community College’s MI-LSAMP programs include:

Pre-First Year Programs

NxtGEN STEM Scholars 
MI-LSAMP’s flagship program for all MI-LSAMP participants; a virtual summer experience based on the best research on student retention practices.

Undergraduate Student Programs

Mott Community College (MCC) STEM Scholars
An academic program at Mott Community College that aids in student success with the goals of increasing persistence, retention, graduation rates, and number of transfer students seeking STEM degrees and interested in STEM careers. MCC STEM scholars particularly focuses on students from populations underrepresented in STEM fields and those with demonstrated financial need.

Research Programs

STEM-199 Undergraduate Research Methods Course (2 Credits)
This course is an introduction to research methods used by professionals in STEM careers. Students will participate in an independent and collaborative research project with a faculty mentor in a selected STEM subject and learn how to formulate significant questions, develop investigative procedures, gather and examine evidence, and evaluate results.


Dr. Charles Wade
MI-LSAMP Site Director
Mott Community College
Professor, Biology, Science & Mathematics Division

Sunni Samuels-Larry
MI-LSAMP Steering Committee
Mott Community College
Professor, Science & Mathematics Division

Jessica Bixel
STEM Scholars Program Coordinator
Mott Community College
Student Success Coach



“The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.”

– Alvin Toffler, Author & Thought Leader

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