California's STEM Solution
MESA AT LMC
The MESA Program was founded in 1970 and administered by the University of California and provides academic support for thousands of educationally and economically disadvantaged students so they can excel in math and science. MESA came to Los Medanos College in Fall 2009 to serve educationally underrepresented students in STEM fields. Through a wide range of services, MESA helps develops the necessary academic and leadership skills to successfully transfer and later graduate from a four-year university with a degree in mathematics, engineering, science or computer science.
MESA at LMC currently serves 200+ students.
Community College Program Goal: Support and ensure successful transfer to 4-year college in math-based/science majors.
Academic excellence workshops, tutors in science and math, professional development, academic/transfer counseling, internship and scholarship opportunities, dedicated study center for workshops, community building and support, and local industry connections.
These majors do not qualify for MESA: Nursing, Kinesiology, ETEC/PTEC
Congrats to our 2015 transfer students! We are proud of you!
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Funding, in-kind contributions, scholarships, and internships to assist MESA students have been provided by: Boeing, Chevron, General Electric, Google, HP, IBM, Intel, AT&T, PG&E, The East Bay Community Foundation and Dow Chemical.