Funded by the NOAA Educational Partnership Program with Minority-Serving Institutions Cooperative Agreement Award #NA16SEC4810009

Dr. McLaughlin has been instrumental to the success of students at TAMUCC and across CCME as well. He provided intelligent prospectives and insights that contributed to the growth of CCME and could be counted on for his active engagement.
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The Hollings Scholarship Program provides successful undergraduate applicants with awards that include academic assistance (up to $9,500 per year) for two years of full-time study and a 10-week, full-time paid ($700/week) internship at a NOAA facility during the summer.
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Edith Gonzalez (BS, UTRGV)
Javier Navarro (MS, UTRGV)
Queriah Simpson (MS, FAMU)
Alexandra Thomsen (MS, CSUMB)
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Meeting Theme: Evolving opportunities for the NOAA mission enterprise future workforce in the new era of COVID-19
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The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Environmental Cooperative Science Center (ECSC) has served NOAA and the nation for fifteen years, stemming from a series of competitively awarded cooperative agreements in 2001, 2006 and 2011. In the latest FY2016 award a new Cooperative Science Center has been established under the leadership of Florida A&M University.

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Center for Coastal and Marine Ecosystems (CCME) was established in 2016 as one of the NOAA Educational Partnership Program with Minority-Serving Institutions (EPP/MSI) Cooperative Science Centers. The Center was formed to address issues confronting marine and coastal communities.

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The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Center for Coastal and Marine Ecosystems (CCME) was established in 2016  as part of the NOAA Educational Partnership Program with Minority-Serving Institutions (EPP/MSI).

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  • NOAA’s Story Map - Probing the Unknown November 30, 2020

    View Full Story Map NOAA partnerships and smart technology will map our understanding of the deepest and darkest ocean regions. America’s waters are largely unknown, with vast areas still unmapped. Only 46 percent of U.S. ocean, coastal and Great Lakes waters are mapped to modern standards. New and expanded NOAA partnerships can help fill these...

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  • FAMU President Robinson Named to Joint Ocean Commission Initiative Leadership Council November 5, 2020

    Florida A&M University (FAMU) President Larry Robinson, Ph.D., is the newest member of the Joint Ocean Commission Initiative (JOCI) Leadership Council, a bipartisan group of senior leaders who work with local, state, and regional leaders to develop actions toward meaningful ocean policy reform. Robinson, whose work as a scientist and on the...

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  • NOAA CCME Institutional PI Dr. Richard McLaughlin to retire at the end of the Fall 2020 semester October 19, 2020

    Dr. Richard McLaughlin has served as the Institutional PI for TAMUCC since the inception of CCME in 2016. He currently supervises two Ph.D.-level CCME Student Scholars, Elizabeth Del Rosario, who is researching how freshwater environmental flows into Texas Bays are being managed; and Anthony Lima, who is examining policies and planning efforts...

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  • Virtual Interview on the Sargasso Sea with Dr. Steven Morey October 15, 2020

    NOAA CCME Scholar Rhamira Corbett interviews renowned NOAA CCME Distinguished Research Scientist Dr. Steven Morey, current School of the Environment faculty professor at Florida A&M University. Dr. Steven Morey explains what exactly is the Sargasso Sea as well as how humans have effected this natural wonder overtime. This video is a part of...

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