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(All events are held via Zoom unless otherwise stated)

 

Graduation Workshop for STEM Majors w/Armone Lochard, MESA Counselor

Wednesday, February 9 – 3:00 pm

Planning to graduate May 25th? Make sure you are ready at this graduation workshop for SBVC students majoring in STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) fields.

 

Many students completing majors that require calculus or higher math find they qualify for multiple degrees. Includes a Q&A so bring your questions and get ready to build your resume with one or more degrees from San Bernardino Valley College! Hosted by Armone Lochard, MESA Counselor.

Register here: Grad Workshop

 

UC Riverside School of Medicine Pathway Programs 

Thursday, February 10 - 5:00 pm

Do you want more patient care interaction? Do you want to improve your professional skills? Interested in a healthcare summer internship? Join this info session to learn about Future Physician Leaders & Health Coach Program. Questions? Please email pathway@medsch.ucr.edu. Register here: Med School Pathway

 

Finding a Lab Part I w/Professor Fernando Gomez

Friday, February 25 - 3:00 pm

STEM transfer students can get a head start on finding a lab by attending this workshop series hosted by Dr. Fernando Gomez, Professor of Biology and former Assistant Director of the Undergraduate Research Center for Sciences at UCLA.  Register here: Finding A Lab

 

The Mathematics of Student Loans w/Professor Anthony Castro

Wednesday, March 2 - 7:00 pm

Applying to transfer? Learn how student loans work to avoid putting yourself in financial devastation.

 

Professors Castro and Bjerke will throw in a couple of chances to win a $25 or $50 gift card for students who attend the full workshop (about an hour). 

Register here: 

Student Loan Math

  

Nontraditional Pathways to Science Careers w/Professor Matt Robles

Friday, March 4 - 12:00 pm

Come listen and chat about my not so straightforward path to science in general and to the science that changed my life. I will also discuss the viability of choosing Geology as a major even if you are interested in the other disciplines of science - hint: geology is a discipline that truly can incorporate any other discipline of science with many of today's pressing issues from energy sources to climate change and natural hazards like earthquakes, flooding, and landslides.

Register here: Geology and Nontraditional STEM

 

Networking for Nerds w/Professor Jen Bjerke

Wednesday, March 9 - 3:00 pm

Join me to learn about the best networking strategies to help you advance on your career path.

 

Inspired by the book "Networking for Nerds: Find, access, and land hidden game-changing opportunities everywhere" by Alaina G. Levine. We'll talk about how to do this without getting too far outside your comfort zone or wasting time.

Register here: Networking

 

Careers in Computer Science: A Long Term Evolution w/Professor Jesse Chou

Wednesday, March 16 – 7:00 pm

Want to learn more about some specific areas of a career involving computer science? Before you dive into the computing industry?

 

Gaming could be exciting, but are there all pros yet no cons? Some other maybe less hip areas in the computer industry might turn out to be a good fit for you, and could be exciting to your taste. It takes a bit digging to find out - and this talk might just do it for you.

Register here: Computer Science Careers

 

Finding a Lab: Interviews and Cover Letters w/Professor Fernando Gomez

Friday, March 18 - 3:00 pm

STEM transfer students can get a head start on finding research opportunities, writing cover letters, and preparing for interviews with Dr. Fernando Gomez, Professor of Biology and former Assistant Director of the Undergraduate Research Center for Sciences at UCLA. 

Register here: Finding A Lab

 

UC Riverside School of Medicine Pathway Programs 

Tuesday, March 29 - 5:00 pm

Do you want more patient care interaction? Do you want to improve your professional skills? Interested in a healthcare summer internship? Join this info session to learn about Future Physician Leaders & Health Coach Program. Questions? Please email pathway@medsch.ucr.edu. Register here: Med School Pathway

 

CSUSB STEM Open House

Friday, April 8 - 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

This is for STEM majors in biology, chemistry, computer science & engineering, geology, math and physics. Students who pre-enroll will get free parking and lunch at the Coyote Commons.

 

Event agenda includes: walking tour of campus, lunch at Coyote Commons, a CSUSB seminar, STEM student panel, STEM advisor introductions and department tours by major.

 

If you have any questions, please email Dr. David Maynard at dmaynard@csusb.edu

Register here: CSUSB STEM Open House

  

Community College MESA Transfer Summit (for MESA Members only)

Saturday, April 30 – 11:00 am-1:00 pm

This summit is open only to MESA members; registration is required.  

 

Topics include: 

 

  • Understanding  Award Letters, Financial Aid and Loans
  • Transfer Tips from an Alumni Panel

 

To become a MESA member at SBVC, click here: Become A MESA Student.

To register

click here:

MESA Transfer Summit

 

The Mathematics of Car Loans w/Professor Anthony Castro

Wednesday, May 4 - 7:00 pm

Join us as we review the mathematics of car loans with Professor Anthony Castro. He'll also share tips and strategies for getting the best deal at a time when chip shortages, additional supply chain issues, gas prices, and rate hikes loom over affordability. The last time Professor Castro offered this workshop, we set the MESA workshop attendance record. 

Register here:

Car Loans

 

MESA events are designed for MESA-eligible students who plan to earn a bachelors degree in a field that requires calculus (Math 250) or higher, however, all SBVC students are welcome to attend our events. 

Most Spring 2022 MESA Workshops are 1 hour, some include a few minutes after the hour to continue the discussion or hang out and chat with the MESA team or guest speakers.

Questions about our MESA events? Please email jbjerke@valleycollege.edu.