This is how Dr. Lorna Cintrón- González describes the first great milestone of an adventure that began four years ago. In August of 2013, she joined the faculty of the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Francis Marion University (FMU), as assistant professor and coordinator of the first baccalaureate program in industrial engineering in the history of this academic institution in South Carolina.
Fifity 11th graders from public high schools around the Island, participated in the program Futuro Científico which was developed by the educational organization EcoExploratorio of the Science Museum of Puerto Rico and the AMGEN Foundation. This program seeks to offer the students a unique experience in STEM disciplines in order to increase their interest towards these careers.
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