KEYSTONE Program

Are you interested in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) fields?

Are you curious about the real-life science behind TV shows like “CSI,” “Bones,” “Nova” and “Person of Interest?” And do you enjoy hands-on research?

If so, we invite you to learn more about the KEYSTONE (KEYs to Success Through year ONE) program at Elmhurst College. Specifically designed for first-year students, KEYSTONE features special opportunities that will support your academic growth and guide you toward a rewarding career in math or science.

Program components include:

  • First-Year Seminar options focused on STEM topics
  • January Term courses focused on research
  • Seminars focused on careers in STEM fields
  • Possible summer research experiences
  • Tutoring opportunities and peer mentors

The KEYSTONE program is open to incoming first-year students at Elmhurst College who are considering a major in a STEM field.

For more information or to get involved, contact:

Merrilee Guenther, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Biology
Co-Director, KEYSTONE program
(630) 617-3610
guentherm@elmhurst.edu

The KEYSTONE program was developed through National Science Foundation Grant DUE-1160956.

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