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(Dates, locations & times subject to change; for all in person workshops face coverings indoors will be strongly recommended but not required)

 

Careers in Navy Nuclear Operations w/MA1 Shaina Rosario, US Navy, San Bernardino

Tuesday, August 30 - 10:00-11:00 am & 2:00-3:00 pm - STEM-MESA Center, PS135 (also available via Zoom)

Use your skills in math and science to implement the latest technology into the fleet. Find out what careers are available for you through the Navy in nuclear operations.

 

If you missed this workshop, click here to view the recording.

To register, click here:

10-11 am

 

 

2-3 pm

 

 

Pipeline Programs at UCR School of Medicine w/Esmeralda Trejo, Assistant Director, Pathway Programs,  UCR School of Medicine

Monday, September 12 - 11:00 am-1:00 pm - HLS135 (also available via Zoom)

Interested in becoming a medical doctor or working in the healthcare industry?

 

Come learn about UC Riverside School of Medicine (SOM) and the various Pipeline Programs that will help you prepare. It is never too early to become involved while attending community college and we are here to help! You will be meeting Esmeralda Trejo, Assistant Director of Pipeline Programs at SOM, who can answer any questions you may have about medical school.

 

Some of the programs offered in the Pipeline Program include Future Physician Leaders (FPL) and Health Coach Program.

To register, click here:

UCR Pipeline Programs-9-12-22

 

(Registration

required)

 

Meeting ID:

821 4390 2921

Passcode: 724236

 

Quantum Information Science (QIS) Career Fair

Wednesday, September 14 - 8:00 am–2:00 pm (11:00 am–5:00 pm EDT)

The Quantum Information Science Career Fair, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Science's National Quantum Information Science (QIS) Research Centers, aims to bring awareness to two- and four-year college and graduate students and post-doc to the wide range of QIS careers they can pursue—from technical and scientific roles to non-STEM roles that facilitate research and bring awareness to the field, like marketing and human resources.

 

Participants will hear from experts in their field, get their questions answered, build their professional networks, and meet one-on-one with potential employers. The event will showcase opportunities available within the Centers, national laboratories, academic institutions, and industry.

To register, click here:

Quantum Info Science Career Fair

 

 

Transfer Basics: UC San Diego

Wednesday, September 14 – 3:00-4:00 pm – Via Zoom

Interested in transfer to UC San Diego? Join us to “meet” UC San Diego Assistant Director of Transfer Student Services, Timothy Borch, to learn about transfer to UC San Diego, including transfer admission requirements, financial aid, opportunities in STEM majors, housing, transportation, and the overall university experience.

 

Adding to this presentation will be MESA Creator and UC San Diego human biology graduate Pamela de Leon who will share the real transfer story!

To register,

click here:

Transfer Basics: UC San Diego registratation

 

 

Environmental Health: What is Environmental Health and Why Is It Important to Us? w/Dr. Mahmood Nikbakhtzadeh, Assistant Professor of Environmental Health Science, Department of Health Science & Human Ecology, CSU, San Bernardino

Friday, September 16 – 2:00 pm – PS228 (available on Zoom for those unable to attend in person)

Dr. Nikbakhtzadeh is a Medical Entomologist and also a Chemical Ecologist. After graduating with his second PhD in Chemical Ecology, he pursued towards a postdoctoral research position at the Ohio State University. In his career journey, he has been a scientist at the UC Davis and worked as a vector biologist for the state of Vermont. He is also an adjunct assistant professor in the School of Public Health, San Diego State University.

 

He will introduce us to the field of Environmental Health Science (EHS) and its subdivisions and what an EH Specialist does in his/her career.

To register,

click here:

Environmental 

Health

 

(Registration

required)

 

Meeting ID:

973 8235 9169

Passcode:

432229

 

Pipeline Programs at UCR School of Medicine w/Esmeralda Trejo, Assistant Director, Pathway Programs,  UCR School of Medicine

Tuesday, September 20 - 11:00 am-1:00 pm - HLS135 (also available via Zoom)

Interested in becoming a medical doctor or working in the healthcare industry?

 

Come learn about UC Riverside School of Medicine (SOM) and the various Pipeline Programs that will help you prepare. It is never too early to become involved while attending community college and we are here to help! You will be meeting Esmeralda Trejo, Assistant Director of Pipeline Programs at SOM, who can answer any questions you may have about medical school.

 

Some of the programs offered in the Pipeline Program include Future Physician Leaders (FPL) and Health Coach Program.

To register, click here:

UCR Pipeline Programs

9-20-22

 

(Registration

required)

 

Meeting ID:

830 1549 3234

Meeting Code:

674530

 

How to FIND and APPLY for Paid Summer PreMed/Healthcare Clinical Internships

w/Jeff Oxendine, MPH, MBA Founder, President, and CEO, Health Career Connection

Saturday, September 24, 2022 - 11:00 am-12:30 pm

Are you looking for PreMed PAID Summer Clinical Opportunities? Are you looking for mentors that can help you in the Medical School Process? The Fall semester is the time to look for and APPLY to Summer Internship Programs. Are you worried about the application process? How to be a competitive applicant? Then you MUST attend this session where he will discuss the various programs, opportunities, and how to apply for YOUR PAID Summer Programs.

To register,

click here:

PreMed/Healthcare Clinical Internships

 

Viewing of the NASA DART Mission Asteroid Impact

Monday, September 26 - 3:00-5:00 pm

The spacecraft probe in the DART (Double Asteroid Redirection Test) mission is scheduled to make the impact around 4:15 PM PDT with the near-earth asteroid Dimorphos, with an online coverage starting around 3 PM PDT. Please join us and watch online together for this historic moment and learn more about the DART Mission and Planetary Defense, sharing your excitement and thoughts. It's the first step toward the future successful Planetary Defense systems.

To register to view this historic event, click here: Asteroid Impact

 

 

First-Generation Latina in Medicine & Leadership in Times of COVID w/Monica Verduzco-Gutierrez, MD, Chair, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine; Long School of Medicine at UT Health San Antonio

Friday, September 30, 2022 - 5:00-6:30 pm

Are you a first-generation college student? Are you the first in your family to attend college or medical school? Do you have doubts about your abilities and leadership skills? Are you interested in Sports and Rehabilitation Medicine? Are you interested in how to become a leader? Then you should attend this session with Dr. Verduzco-Gutierrez, where she will talk about her journey as a first-generation college and medical student from a family with a father who was a pipe fitter. She went on to becoming a leader in Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation and going on to work with the recovery of COVID patients and testifying in Congress.

To register, click here:

First-Generation Latina in Medicine

  

What Does A Data Scientist Do? with Erik Doan, Data Scientist, Health IQ

Tuesday, October 4 – 12:00-1:00 pm via Zoom

Come find out about this emerging field that utilizes both math and computer science! Erik will share his educational and career journey into data science.

To register, click here:

Data Scientist

 

Meeting ID:

854 1160 2163

Meeting Code:

802767

 

Transfer Application Workshops

Tuesday, October 4 (HLS130); Friday, October 7 (PS135); Tuesday, October 18 (HLS130); Friday, October 28 (PS135); Friday, November 4 (PS135); Thursday, November 10 (HLS130); Friday, November 18 (PS135) & Tuesday, November 22 (HLS135)

The Transfer & Career Center and STEM-MESA will host a series of hybrid application workshops for all potential transfer students. These workshops will help students with each step of the transferring process. Students can find zoom and rsvp links for each workshop on the flyer.

 

Opportunity drawings will be held at each workshop.

To attend workshops click on the flyer link for more dates and details: 

Transfer Application Workshops

 

UC Berkeley College of Engineering Overview & The Secrets to Transfer Admissions

Tuesday, October 4 - 4:00–5:15 pm

This webinar will share information about the College of Engineering and provide an overview of the transfer admissions process for California Community College students. Registration is limited, so sign up today!

To register, click here:

Overview & Secrets

 

Student Success Workshop Series Fall 2022

October 5 - October 28; November 4 - November 22; December 2

 

Please join us for the Student Success Workshop Series for Fall 2022. All meetings are virtual and there will be opportunity drawings at each workshop. Topics include:

 

  • Transfer Application - Wednesday, October 5 - Click Transf Application to attend
  • Stress Oasis - Thursday, October 6 12:00 pm - Click Stress Oasis to attend
  • Stress Oasis - Friday, October 7 - 12:00 pm - Click Stress Oasis 10-7 to attend
  • CSU Application - Friday, October 7 - 1:00 pm - Click CSU Application to attend
  • Transfer Application - Tuesday, October 18 - 10:00 am - Click Transf Application 10-18 to attend
  • Dosage Calculations - Monday, October 24 - 4:00 pm - Click Dosage Calc to attend
  • CSU Application - Friday, October 28 - 1:00 pm - Click CSU App 10-28 to attend
  • Transfer Application - Friday, November 4 - 12:00 pm - Click Transf App 11-4 to attend
  • Transfer Application - Thursday, November 10 - 12:00 pm - Click Transf App 11-10 to attend
  • Transfer Application - Friday, November 18 - 12:00 pm - Click Transf App 11-18 to attend
  • Transfer Application - Tuesday, November 22 - 10:00 am - Click Transf App 11-22 to attend
  • Stress Oasis - Friday, December 2 - 11:00 am - Click Stress Oasis 12-2 to attend

 

STEM-MESA Movie Night - Picture A Scientist

Tuesday, October 11 - 4:00-6:00 pm - Art 144

Come join us for our first STEM-MESA Movie Night! Our featured movie will be Picture A Scientist.

 

Light refreshments and popcorn will be provided.

For more info, contact

the STEM-MESA Center at 909-384-4463.

 

Fall Transfer Fair & Scavenger Hunt

Wednesday, October 12 - 10:00 am-1:00 pm - SBVC Quad Area

Join the SBVC Transfer Center, California State University, University of California, and California’s Independent Colleges & Universities in one informative experience! Come learn more about transfer opportunities.

 

We will offer a taco plate for the first 150 who complete the scavenger hunt!

 

Pipeline Programs at UCR School of Medicine w/Esmeralda Trejo, Assistant Director, Pathway Programs,  UCR School of Medicine

Wednesday, October 12 - 2:00-3:00 pm - PS135 (also available via Zoom)

Interested in becoming a medical doctor or working in the healthcare industry?

 

Come learn about UC Riverside School of Medicine (SOM) and the various Pipeline Programs that will help you prepare. It is never too early to become involved while attending community college and we are here to help! You will be meeting Esmeralda Trejo, Assistant Director of Pipeline Programs at SOM, who can answer any questions you may have about medical school.

 

Some of the programs offered in the Pipeline Program include Future Physician Leaders (FPL) and Health Coach Program.

To register, click  here: 

UCR Pipeline Programs 10-12-22

 

(Registration

required)

 

UC Berkeley College of Engineering Transfer Student Panel

Wednesday, October 12 - 7:00-8:00 pm

Join us to hear from current engineering transfer students about their experiences on campus, including participating in classes, internships, research, etc. We will have time for participants to ask their own questions. Registration is limited, so sign up today!

To register, click here:

Transfer Panel

 

Pipeline Programs at UCR School of Medicine w/Esmeralda Trejo, Assistant Director, Pathway Programs,  UCR School of Medicine

Tuesday, October 18 - 11:00 am-1:00 pm - HLS135 (also available via Zoom)

Interested in becoming a medical doctor or working in the healthcare industry?

 

Come learn about UC Riverside School of Medicine (SOM) and the various Pipeline Programs that will help you prepare. It is never too early to become involved while attending community college and we are here to help! You will be meeting Esmeralda Trejo, Assistant Director of Pipeline Programs at SOM, who can answer any questions you may have about medical school.

 

Some of the programs offered in the Pipeline Program include Future Physician Leaders (FPL) and Health Coach Program.

To register, click here:

UCR Pipeline Programs 10-18-22

 

(Registration

required)

 

Insects and Diseases: How Insects Affect Us by Transferring Different Pathogens to Us? w/Dr. Mahmood Nikbakhtzadeh, Assistant Professor of Environmental Health Science, Department of Health Science & Human Ecology, CSU, San Bernardino

Wednesday, October 19 – 2:00 pm – PS135 (available on Zoom for those unable to attend in person)

Dr. Nikbakhtzadeh is a Medical Entomologist and also a Chemical Ecologist. After graduating with his second PhD in Chemical Ecology, he pursued towards a postdoctoral research position at the Ohio State University. In his career journey, he has been a scientist at the UC Davis and worked as a vector biologist for the state of Vermont. He is also an adjunct assistant professor in the School of Public Health, San Diego State University.

 

He will discuss how insects can carry a pathogen, how it spreads among human populations and what the main groups of those diseases are in California and the US. He will briefly talk about each disease.

To register click here:

Insects and Diseases

 

(Registration

required)

 

UC Berkeley College of Engineering Finding Research Opportunities as a Community College Student

Thursday, October 20 - 4:00–5:00 pm

Undergraduate research opportunities are a great way to engage with a discipline in a hands-on way, contribute to the knowledge base, “try-on” graduate school and enhance your transfer application. This session will provide an overview of the Transfer-to-Excellence Research Internship and introduce other ways to secure scientific research opportunities while enrolled in community college. Registration is limited, so sign up today!

To register, click here:

Research Opportunities

 

Environmental Toxins: Alcohol, Caffeine, and Nicotine w/Dr. Mahmood Nikbakhtzadeh, Assistant Professor of Environmental Health Science, Department of Health Science & Human Ecology, CSU, San Bernardino

Wednesday, November 2 – 2:00 pm – PS135 (available on Zoom for those unable to attend in person)

Dr. Nikbakhtzadeh is a Medical Entomologist and also a Chemical Ecologist. After graduating with his second PhD in Chemical Ecology, he pursued towards a postdoctoral research position at the Ohio State University. In his career journey, he has been a scientist at the UC Davis and worked as a vector biologist for the state of Vermont. He is also an adjunct assistant professor in the School of Public Health, San Diego State University.

 

He will briefly talk about smoking (nicotine), coffee drinking (caffeine) and drinking (alcohol) and the mode of action of those compounds – how they affect our body, dose-response, half-life and metabolism, detoxification, excretion and so forth.

To register

click here:

Environmental Toxins

 

(Registration

required)

 

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. 

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