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About TAMIU AIRES

Texas A&M International University's Academic and Industry Readiness in Engineering and Science (TAMIU AIRES) project is a 5-year grant totaling $3 million. The grant is funded by the U.S. Department of Education, Title V, which provides academic support services and career readiness training to upper-level undergraduate students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) degree programs. The mission of TAMIU AIRES is to assist upper-level STEM students in completing their degrees on time and successfully transitioning into the workforce upon graduation. Our academic services target the most challenging upper-level STEM courses by providing proactive advising and dedicated tutoring. Our career readiness component provides a variety of work-based learning opportunities and skill building workshops. Collectively, they compose a Comprehensive Readiness Program that ensures the success of our students.

Academic Services:

  • Specialized Instruction (SI) for upper-level STEM courses
  • Dedicated Tutoring for the most challenging course content
  • Proactive Academic Advising via our Academic Success Coach
  • Career Coaching via our Career Readiness Coordinator
  • Faculty Mentorship for Incubatorship participants

Career Readiness Training:

  • Financial Literacy and Career Readiness Summer Workshops
  • Work-based Learning Opportunities such as Internships and Shadowing
  • Network-building Opportunities such as Incubatorships
  • Tax Prep and Business Management Certifications
  • Research and Leadership Conference Experiences

Goals and Objectives:

TAMIU AIRES aims to integrate grant activities into standard campus operations within the next 5 years through the completion of the following objectives:

  • Utilize data-driven decision-making to produce positive student outcomes.
  • Institutionalize several grant personnel, such as the Academic Success Coach and Career Readiness Coordinator, to continue offering the support services upper-level STEM students need to succeed.
  • Create a TAMIU Incubator to provide students a collaborative space to develop their entrepreneurial ideas.
  • Develop a endowment fund to continue providing work-based learning opportunities to upper-level STEM students beyond the life of the grant.

 

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 For more information,

contact our Program Manager:

Samuel Flores

aires@tamiu.edu

956.326.2653

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Funded by the U.S. Department of Education

Award #: P031S200225