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Computing Sciences and Computer Engineering

LSMAMP (Louis Stokes Mississippi Alliance for Minority Participation)

LSMAMP at Southern Miss

Lsmamp LogoThe purpose of the LSMAMP program at USM is to broaden and increase the number of highly competent, globally astute URM STEM graduates who are prepared to make a positive impact in graduate school and/or the STEM workforce within the state of Mississippi and the nation.  

As a partner, USM’s School of Computing Sciences and Computer Engineering will implement strategic activities and initiatives to improve the recruitment, retention, and graduation rates of URM STEM students in the State of Mississippi. LSMAMP aligns with the goals of the NSF INCLUDES Mississippi Alliance for Women in Computing (NSF 1649312) to increase the numbers of women of color on computing pathways in the state.

LSMAMP Research Scholars

Recipients are selected for a student worker position to participate in a research experience for undergraduate students, led by a research faculty member in the School.


Become a Mentor or Tutor

LSMAMP provides tutors and mentors who provide academic support and guidance for undergraduates who are members of an under-represented minority group. Students who are juniors and seniors can apply to be a tutor mentor. The pay for the position is $10/hour for up to 20 hours each week during the academic year.

Contact Us

School of Computing Sciences and Computer Engineering

214 Bobby Chain Technology Center (TEC) 
118 College Dr. #5106
Hattiesburg, MS 39406

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