T. Ramon Stuart on STEM Exposure

A Black college president on importance of STEM: 'I never heard of engineering until college'

The following text is from The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.


In July, T. Ramon Stuart became president of Clayton State University. He is the first Black president of the 52-year-old public campus, coming to Clayton State from Fort Valley State University where he had been provost and vice president of academic affairs since 2016.

Stuart earned undergraduate and graduate degrees from the West Virginia University and a doctorate in higher education administration from Ohio University. In his first guest column for the AJC education blog, Stuart addresses the need to expose more students of color to engineering and other STEM disciplines.

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