from Elizabeth City State attended the Fourth Expanding
Opportunities Conference in Atmospheric and Ocean Sciences
on March 30- April 1 at Florida A&M University in
Tallahassee, Florida. This conference was sponsored by
NOAA, the Department of Commerce and Florida A&M University.
This conference has a goal of expanding academic training
and employment opportunities for students who have an
interest in science and who are attending minority serving
institutions. The conference consisted of several panel
sessions, poster sessions, oral presentations and speakers
from various institutions. Dr. Linda Hayden, Principal
Investigator for the CERSER research project, represented
ECSU on the board for Expanding Opportunities II: New
Directions in Graduate Education.