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LEAP

-Partnerships between the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency of the Middle Atlantic Region, four Historical Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), along with two Non-Profit Organizations, and two State Government Agencies to reach out to the local community to provide high school and college degree programs in environmental technology and science leading to careers in environmental protection


In 2014, EPA Signs a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)-PDF [15pp, 2.5MB, about pdf] with Norfolk State University, Hampton University, and the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality Linking Environmental and Academic Programs in Air Quality Monitoring and Data Analysis, Environmental Results, Career Development, and Stewardship


In 2007, EPA Signs a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)-PDF [14pp, 309k, about pdf] with University of Maryland  Eastern Shore, Maryland State Government and the Maryland Coastal Bays Program in Watershed Restoration, Environmental Results, Career Development, and Stewardship.

National Estuary Program Minority Outreach and Involvement Strategy (PDF) [2pp, 174k, about pdf]

EPA Attends the Upward Bound Career Session at the UMES Coastal Ecology Center - On July 27, 2006, two representatives from EPA attended the Upward Bound Career Session held at the UMES Coastal Ecology Center at Assateague Island. For the past five weeks high school students from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore's Upward Bound program have learned the ins and outs of coastal ecology at the UMES Coastal Ecology Lab next to the Assateague Visitors Center Slide Show of Upward Bound Career Session

LEAP Program highlighted in the Task Force on Minority Participation in the Environmental Community's Final Report to the Governor and the Maryland General Assembly


In 2002, EPA Signs a Memorandum of Understanding (PDF) [10pp, 316K, about pdf] with Lincoln University of Pennsylvania, and the Philadelphia Academies, Inc.  to provide  high school and college degree programs in environmental technology and science leading to careers in environmental protection

Lincoln University Presents Opening Ceremony for Summer Environmental Science Program for High School Students, Sunday, June 29. Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer

Summer Program for Students Preparing to Tackle Tomorrow's Environmental Challenges  

National Science Foundation Awards Lincoln $2.4 Million Grant Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer


Monday, May 11, 2009 Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer

Media Coverage of former EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson's visit to West Philadelphia High School
6-ABC Philadelphia
NBC-10 Philadelphia
Philadelphia Inquirer


February 26, 2010

President Obama Signs Executive Order Promoting Excellence, Innovation and Sustainability at Historically Black Colleges and Universities

 


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