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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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Entrepreneurs at Work

Entrepreneurs at Work

Congrats to the Summer 2020 cohort of the MESA Idea Accelerator! Student teams spent a semester developing a solution to a societal problem (everything from recycling to mental health) using a human-centered design process. Teams gained insight and feedback from...

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Gaining experience during extraordinary times

Gaining experience during extraordinary times

Although many industries, educational institutions and activities have been relegated to the virtual realm, many of our students still secured research postings and internships this summer. Every one of the students below is a first generation college student!...

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Kudos to our students!

Kudos to our students!

Each year MESA middle and high school student teams spend the better part of the school year designing, developing and building electronic devices that solve real-world problems. Competing in these hands-on contests help MESA students connect the math and science...

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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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