MI-LSAMP Partner Institution:


Western Michigan University is focused on improving the future of our communities and the world, beginning with our students. We boast one of the nation’s greenest campuses. Every day, we challenge our thinking to create programs that make a lasting impact. We were named by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top 11% of all universities in the country. 

Western Michigan University’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 

Research Programs

Research Scholars Program
Scholars engage in research experiential training with faculty. “


Terri Goss-Kinzy
MI-LSAMP Governance Board
Western Michigan University
Vice President for Research and Innovation

Matthew Cavalli
MI-LSAMP Steering Committee
Western Michigan University
Associate Dean for Undergraduate Academic Affairs

Anetra Grice
MI-LSAMP Project Coordinator
STEP Program Director
STEM Talent Expansion Program (STEP) Manager

“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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