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Back in Action (And in Person)

Back in Action (And in Person)

Solving the diversity problem in the tech world is a complicated problem.  Many tech companies have committed to improving their hiring practices but there's still much progress to be made.  In fact, most companies have yet to move the needle by any...

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Creating Solutions for the Community

Creating Solutions for the Community

From access to healthcare for low income residents to rapid exchange of info for isolated rural communities, MESA undergraduate students identified and attempted to solve problems with a combination of tech know how and empathy. These were the winning submissions of...

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From mentee to employee

From mentee to employee

For Monica Noori-Saghar MESA means progress. As a first generation college student, she began her STEM journey at Diablo Valley College. She was active in MESA and the program led her to transfer to San Jose State University which also has a MESA center. Monica was...

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California Engineering Teams Place Nationally

California Engineering Teams Place Nationally

Both California MESA National Engineering Design Competition teams took home second place in creating a solution to help their communities. Costa Mesa High School and Costa Mesa Middle School — both from the UC Irvine MESA center — teams bested other teams locally,...

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State Champs, Solving for Society

State Champs, Solving for Society

Two all-female teams from the UC Irvine MESA center were named state champs for engineering solutions to benefit society. MESA's National Engineering Design Competition Designing for Equity State Championship was held virtually this May. The contest is a culmination...

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Alumni Share Experiences, Give Advice

Alumni Share Experiences, Give Advice

MESA launch Company Convos in January to give students an opportunity to connect with industry in a virtual setting. COVID has made in-person recruitment impossible so this programming is essential for students interested in internship and employment information,...

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SRJC rated top college for Hispanic students (Petaluma 360)

The Hispanic Outlook on Education magazine has listed Santa Rosa Junior College one of the nation’s “Top 50 Community Colleges for Hispanics.” According to the American Association of Community Colleges, there are currently about 1,132 community colleges in the United...

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Oracle Boosts CS Education

Oracle Boosts CS Education

Oracle Academy equipped MESA teachers with tools and training that will lead to thousands of students at low-performing schools getting hands-on experience in coding. Eight MESA teachers from across the state took a five day boot camp on Java programming and how to...

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Google, Bourns Hosts Future Engineers

Google, Bourns Hosts Future Engineers

The 2019 MESA Day Finals are this weekend about a thousand students will converge at industry sites to compete and check out where engineers and scientists do their thing. They will create machines, crush bridges and code robotic arms in hopes of capturing a win. The...

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Future Engineers Show Off Skills in Hands-on Competitions

Future Engineers Show Off Skills in Hands-on Competitions

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFebruary 28, 2019Danielle McNamara510.987.0230 More than 700 middle and high school students will create machines, crush bridges and code robotic arms in hopes of capturing a win during MESA’s hands-on math, engineering and science competition championships Saturday, April 13th at the Bourns Technology Center in Riverside. Students will participate in the MESA Day […]

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