MESA - Mathmatics Engineering Science Achievement

What is MESA?

MESA is the acronym for Math, Engineering, and Science Achievement. It is a statewide program and now also part of SBVC! California MESA is a college and career prep engine that propels student diversity and achievement in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). MESA's community college level program produces a diverse population of transfer-ready students to advance their STEM educational journeys in 4-year university programs.

What are the MESA requirements?

  • Students who are STEM majors and qualify for college level math
  • Maintain a 2.5 G.P.A. overall
  • Must complete MESA application
  • Must attend MESA Orientation
  • Must attend MESA workshops/presentation (at least 2)
  • Must meet with mentors
  • Must meet with MESA Counselor

What are the benefits of MESA?

  • Academic and career counseling throughout the year
  • Education planning for transfer to a 4-year institution
  • Development of fundamental skills in biology, chemistry, mathematics, and physics
  • Academic Excellence Workshops (AEWs)
  • Individual and group mentoring
  • Access to workshops, guest speakers, and field trips modeling STEM field careers
  • Support for transfer and scholarships
  • Develop professional relationships with professors and peers

Want more information? Let’s talk, please contact:

Armone Lochard, MESA Acting Director (Fall Semester)
(909) 384 - 4400 Ext. 8787
alochard@sbccd.cc.ca.us
Physical Science 127

Dr. Carol Jones, Faculty Sponsor & Instructor of Chemistry
(909) 387 - 1697
carjones@sbccd.cc.ca.us  
Physical Science 146

Dr. Jennifer Bjerke, Faculty Sponsor & Instructor of Geography
(909) 384 - 8653
jbjerke@sbccd.cc.ca.us 
Physical Science 116

Faye Epps, Clerical Assistant
(909) 387 - 1669
eepps@sbccd.cc.ca.us
Physical Science 111


 

MESA 50th Anniversary

MESA’s looking fab at 50! As our golden anniversary year progresses there will be many opportunities to join in on the fun. Stay tuned. Welcome to the celebration and another 50 years of creating a diverse STEM workforce.