The West Virginia Health Science and Technology Academy is one avenue that has proven highly effective over its 25 years of operation. The mentorship program reaches out to high school students from backgrounds underrepresented in college—across the state—and encourages them to pursue STEM and health science degrees.
Link to HSTA website:
Links to Previous WVUToday Coverage:
Video about President Gee’s County Tour, which Features Ann Chester (at the 2:33
Link to President Gee’s County Tour story
Ann Chester discusses Health Sciences and Technology Academy