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Lorna Tran, Ed.D.
Lorna Tran, Ed.D.

Position: Community College Liaison, Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation
Phone: 503-725-2422
Office Location: Tuesdays:  Sylvania and Rock Creek, Portland Community College; Wednesdays: Portland State University, LSAMP Center; Thursdays: SE and Cascade, Portland Community College.

University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
Educational Psychology     MS, 1971

Portland State University
Educational Leadership with emphasis in Post Secondary Education     Ed.D, 1997

Research Interests: 1) Promoting academic success for students underrepresented in STEM; 2) Racial climate on college campuses; 3) Promoting cross-cultural understanding; 4) Re-purposing existing services to better serve underrepresented STEM students on college campuses

Current Projects and Grant Funded Work: Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation in STEM funded through the National Science Foundation and part of an alliance with University of Washington, Washington State University, Oregon State University, and Boise State University; LSAMP Portland Community College STEM Program, a formal partnership between Portland State University and Portland Community College; STEM Ambassador Program.