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 (All events are held via Zoom unless otherwise stated)

 

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iyai+ Infrastructure

Careers' Awareness Program

Wednesday, September 15 -

Tuesday, November 30

Program Schedule Dates (click here for more information):

  • Thursday, September 16 - 3:00-4:50 pm
  • Thursday, September 23 - 3:00-4:50 pm
  • Thursday, September 30 - 3:00-4:50 pm
  • Thursday, October 7 - 3:00-4:50 pm
  • Thursday, October 14 - 3:00-4:50 pm
  • Thursday, October 21 - 3:00-4:50 pm
  • Thursday, October 28 - 3:00-4:50 pm
  • Thursday, November 4 - 3:00-4:50 pm
  • Tuesday, November 9 - 3:00-4:50 pm
  • Thursday, November 18 - 3:00-4:50 pm
  • Tuesday, November 30 - 3:00-4:50 pm 

MESA is pleased to partner with Iyai+ (Introducing Youth to American Infrastructure) to present a 10-week series that will introduce students to careers in the nation's critical infrastructure sectors – with initial emphasis on the transportation and energy sectors -- importance of digital proficiency, overall tech-readiness, modern communications access – and exposure to advanced manufacturing, water/wastewater.  

 

Iyai+ is a national non-profit with a mission to help accomplish three main goals:

 

  • Inspire, excite, and actively engage youth in the nation’s critical infrastructure sectors.
  • Increase the participation of historically under-represented groups – people of color and women – across our nation’s critical infrastructure sectors. 
  • And encourage youth to “build their civic muscle” through active community participation – sharing their considerable knowledge, learned experiences, and fresh perspectives.

 

At the end of this series, those of you who attend at least 5 sessions (through November 18) and submit a 3-5-minute video by 12/14/21, will be entered into a drawing for a swag/goodie bag donated by Iyai+ valued at $100. Winners will be contacted in February of 2022. To submit videos click here: Submit Video.

 

Attendees enrolled at SBVC Spring 2022 fulfilling these requirements will have an opportunity to apply for a paid internship. Click here for application information for paid Iyai+ “Community-Builder” internship opportunity: www.iyai.org. Completed applications should be electronically submitted to the attention of Dr. Beverly A. Scott – beverly@iyai.org no later than December 14th.

 

Click here to view the entire schedule of events: iyai+ Program At-a-Glance

 

To register for this 10-week series, click here: Iyai+ Event

 

For more information about Iyai+, click here: iyai+ Website

 

 

Tackling Essay Exam Questions w/Danielle Alamillo, MESA Facilitator

Friday, September 17 - 5:30-7:00 pm

This workshop is for biology students and anyone who wants to learn tactics to help earn the most points answering essay questions in science classes.

 

This is the first workshop in a series from Danielle Alamillo, MESA Academic Excellence Workshop Facilitator for Bio 206.

 
Learn to:

 

  • Identify and understand science essay questions by analyzing the word choices and structures of the questions
  • Use your knowledge to produce cohesive explanations and earn as many points as you can
Click here to register: Tackling Essay Exam Questions

 

Acid/Base and Stereochem Workshop w/Nicole Shad, MESA Facilitator

Monday, September 20 - 12:00 - 2:00 pm

This workshop is for Chem 212 students and anyone who wants to learn about this topic.

 

This is the first workshop in the Chem 212 series from Nicole Shad, MESA Academic Excellence Workshop Facilitator for Chem 150 and Chem 212.

 

MESA Academic Excellence Workshops:

 

  • Cover some of the most challenging topics from STEM courses
  • Model or teach effective study strategies and techniques
  • Are designed to provide a welcoming environment in which all students are encouraged to participate
  • Help you connect with peers and find study groups

Click here to register:

Acid/Base and Stereochem

 

Genetics: Early, Modern and the Differences w/David Canseco-Vielma, MESA Facilitator

Monday, September 20 - 1:00 pm

This workshop is for Biology 205 students and anyone who wants to learn about this topic.

 

This is the first workshop in a series from David Canseco-Vielma, MESA Academic Excellence Workshop Facilitator for Bio 205.

 

MESA Academic Excellence Workshops:

 

  • Cover some of the most challenging topics from STEM courses
  • Model or teach effective study strategies and techniques
  • Are designed to provide a welcoming environment in which all students are encouraged to participate
  • Help you connect with peers and find study groups

 

To find more MESA workshops, head to bit.ly/sbvcmesa.

Click here to register:

Genetics

 

Transfer Basics: UC Riverside

Thursday, September 23 - 3:00-4:00 pm

Join us to meet UC Riverside Assistant Director of Transfer Recruitment and UCR alumnae, Jessica Verazas, to learn about transfer to UC Riverside, including transfer admission requirements, financial aid, opportunities in STEM majors, housing, and the overall university experience!

 

Adding to this presentation will be MESA Creator and UC Riverside biology scholar, Kara Anaya, who will share the real transfer story!

Click here to register: UC Riverside Transfer Basics Registration

 

Dimensional Analysis w/Nicole Shad, MESA Facilitator

Friday, September 24 - 1:00 - 2:00 pm

This workshop is for Chem 150 students and anyone who wants to learn about this topic. 

This is the first workshop in a Chem 150 series from Nicole Shad, MESA Academic Excellence Workshop Facilitator for Chem 150 and Chem 212. 

MESA Academic Excellence Workshops:

 

  • Cover some of the most challenging topics from STEM courses
  • Model or teach effective study strategies and techniques
  • Are designed to provide a welcoming environment in which all students are encouraged to participate
  • Help you connect with peers and find study groups

Click here to register:

Dimensional Analysis

 

Forces and Free Body Diagrams w/Nathan Anderson, MESA Facilitator

Friday, September 24 - 3:00-5:00 pm

This workshop is for Physics 202 students and anyone who wants to learn more about the challenging content covered in the first semester of calculus-based physics.

 

This is the first workshop in a series from Nathan Anderson, MESA Academic Excellence Workshop Facilitator for Physics 202.

Click here to register:

Forces and Free Body Diagrams

 

Applying to UCs and CSUs w/Danielle Alamillo, MESA Facilitator

September 24 - 5:30-7:00 pm

Come for a quick overview of the application process: deadlines, where to begin with personal statements, what to expect after applying, what to do after applying, and general questions.

 

This is the second workshop in a series from Danielle Alamillo, MESA Academic Excellence Workshop Facilitator for Bio 206.

 

MESA Counselor, Armone Lochard will join Danielle to help answer questions. This is a great way to get answers to a lot of application and transfer questions at once. Feel free to bring your questions! The answers may help both you and your peers!

Click here to register: Applying to UCs and CSUs

 

Phenotype Development and Gene Expression w/David Canseco-Vielma, MESA Facilitator

Monday, October 11 - 1:00 pm

This workshop is for Biology 205 students and anyone who wants to learn about the challenging topics covered in Cell and Molecular Biology.

 

This is the second workshop in a series from David Canseco-Vielma, MESA Academic Excellence Workshop Facilitator for Bio 205.

Click here to register:

Phenotype Development and Gene Expression

 

How to Read and Write a Scientific Paper w/Dr. Jessy Lemieux, SBVC Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Thursday, October 21 - 4:00 pm

Jessy Lemieux is an Assistant Professor of Chemistry at San Bernardino Valley College. He earned a PhD in physical chemistry from the University of California-Riverside (UCR) in 2013 and received the UCR Chancellor’s Award for Undergraduate Research in 2002. A strong supporter of STEM education and educational technology, Dr. L will teach you the basics of how to find, read and write a scientific paper and the technological tools that aid us in this endeavor in the modern age.

 

Please join us to hear what Dr. Lemieux has to say about the basics on how to find, read and write a scientific paper.

Click here to register: How to Read and Write a Scientific Paper

 

 

Careers in Chemistry w/Dr. Carol Jones, SBVC Instructor of Chemistry

Friday, October 22  – 3:00 pm - PS 229 & Zoom

Are you considering a degree in the Sciences but haven't decided what exact career? Come explore a variety of careers related to chemistry with Dr. Carol Jones. Dr. Jones is an Associate Professor of Chemistry here at San Bernardino Valley College. We’ll explore options ranging from the medical field to nutrition and food chemistry to the make-up/perfume industry, to water quality, material chemistry, forensic and environmental chemistry. This presentation will include several demonstrations. Attending in person is recommended for those who can join us on campus for the fun, however the presentation will be broadcast over Zoom for those who cannot make it in person.

 

Click here to register: Careers in Chemistry Workshop

 

Conservation of Energy w/Nathan Anderson, MESA Facilitator

Friday, October 22 - 3:00-5:00 pm

This workshop is for Physics 202 students and anyone who wants to learn more about the challenging content covered in the first semester of calculus-based physics.

 

This is the second workshop in a series from Nathan Anderson, MESA Academic Excellence Workshop Facilitator for Physics 202.

Click here to register:

Conservation of Energy

 

Different Types of Note-Taking Styles w/Danielle Alamillo, MESA Facilitator

Saturday, October 23 - 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

This workshop is for students majoring in a science, engineering, or math (or any interested students) who want to learn different note taking styles and discover how to use them effectively.

 

This is the third workshop in a series from Danielle Alamillo, MESA Academic Excellence Workshop Facilitator for Bio 206.

Click here to register:

Different Types of Note-Taking Styles

 

The Mathematics of Financial Aid w/Professor Anthony Castro

Wednesday, October 27 - 3:00 pm - TBA

More information coming soon! Click here to register: Math & Financial Aid Workshop

 

Gene Regulation & Regulation of Phenotype w/David Canseco-Vielma, MESA Facilitator

Friday, October 29 - 1:00 pm

This workshop is for Biology 205 students and anyone who wants to learn about the challenging topics covered in Cell and Molecular Biology.

 

This is the third workshop in a series from David Canseco-Vielma, MESA Academic Excellence Workshop Facilitator for Bio 205.

Click here to register:

Gene Regulation and Regulation of Phenotype

 

Finding Motivation and Keeping It w/Danielle Alamillo, MESA Facilitator

Saturday, November 6 - 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

This workshop is for science, engineering, and math majors and anyone who wants to learn how to stay motivated while pursuing challenging goals. We will dive in and help participants identify internal and external factors that have influenced their trajectories so far, then discuss how to maintain motivation through educational and career challenges.

 

This is the fourth and final workshop in a series from Danielle Alamillo, MESA Academic Excellence Workshop Facilitator for Bio 206.

Click here to register:

Finding Motivation and Keeping It

 

Torque w/Nathan Anderson, MESA Facilitator

Friday, November 12 - 3:00 - 5:00 pm

This workshop is for Physics 202 students and anyone who wants to learn more about the challenging content covered in the first semester of calculus-based physics.

 

This is the third workshop in a series from Nathan Anderson, MESA Academic Excellence Workshop Facilitator for Physics 202.

Click here to register:

Torque

 

Got a Summer Internship?

Friday, December 3 - 11:00 am

Don’t know much about summer internships or just want to know where to knock on the door to a PAID summer internship for nerds like us, in STEM fields? If so, then this presentation is for you! You'll also learn about requesting letters of recommendation and other professional tidbits in the application process. Join us and get ahead of the game. Summer internship deadlines are coming very soon! Click here to register: Got a Summer Internship?

 

Static Equilibrium w/Nathan Anderson, MESA Facilitator

Friday, December 3 - 3:00 - 5:00 pm

This workshop is for Physics 202 students and anyone who wants to learn more about the challenging content covered in the first semester of calculus-based physics.

 

This is the fourth and final workshop in a series from Nathan Anderson, MESA Academic Excellence Workshop Facilitator for Physics 202.

Click here to register:

Static Equilibrium

 

Check back frequently and you'll see more events listed here. You can find us quickly by searching for "SBVC MESA". Events are subject to change. 

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 Fall 2021 MESA Workshops are 1 hour, followed by 30 minutes 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.