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BETHESDA, MD—SEPTEMBER 4, 2013—A matched-peer controlled study of science faculty at minority-serving institutions (MSI) shows that an outside mentoring support program increased the number of peer-reviewed research publications, the number of federal grants, and the variety of professional and curricular activities of those who participated versus academic peers who did not.
Dr. Arratia has been recognized at a national level for his student mentoring
Some people think that helping others is the key to success. For Dr. Juan F. Arratia a fundamental part of his professional life has been to provide his students with the necessary tools and experiences to reach their goals. Dr. Arratia has dedicated his life to helping Puerto Rican students to obtain a career in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
Kenneth and Mamie Clark Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Professional Development of Ethnic Minority Graduate Students
The purpose of this award is to recognize the efforts of ethnic minority psychologists (researchers, academics, clinicians and/or administrators) for their contributions and commitment to the academic and professional development of ethnic minority graduate students.