Workshops, Symposia & Conferences

Diverse Student Leadership Summit
May 21‐23, 2012

National 4H Youth Conference Center
7100 Connecticut Ave.
Chevy Chase, MD 20815

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The Center for Identification Technology Research (CITeR) Diverse Student Leadership Summit is a scholarship‐based program for current underrepresented college freshmen and sophomores which provides the opportunity to learn about identfication technology from distinguished college faculty and industry experts as well learn key leadership skills needed in the field.

Through this program, students will gain theoretical knowledge and practical training in Identification Technology and Leadership needed to advance and grow in fields ranging across science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).

What are the benefits?

  • 100% coverage of all lodging, meals, training, and trips during the program
  • Round‐trip travel stipend

Who is eligible?

  • Students must be underrepresented in the fields of science and engineering (i.e. students of color, women, first generation, and/or low‐income)
  • Must be enrolled in a science or engineering major and in good academic standing
  • Entering their sophomore or junior year in Fall 2012 


Application Deadline: March 24, 2012                   Notification of acceptance early April



Dr. Jennifer M. deCoste
Associate Vice President for Institutional Diversity

Dr. Stephanie Schuckers
Director, CITeR Clarkson University

This program is sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security.

CITeR: Center for Identification Technology Research


CITeR Contact Information:
Clarkson Phone: 315-268-6536
WVU Phone: 304-293-1455
Arizona Phone: 520-621-5818
UB Phone: 716-645-1558
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