The Washington MESA Newsletter

 

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Olympia, WA. “The Mathematics Engineering Science Achievement (MESA) Community College Program (MCCP) was highlighted at a House Higher Education Committee work session on Tuesday, February 25, 2014. MESA provides under-represented students academic and transfer-support services to help them excel and ultimately attain four-year degrees in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) fields. Started in California, the program has successfully been replicated in over a dozen states. Full story andVIDEO

Washington MESA Scholarship

Each year, Washington MESA provides scholarship resources to students that have been recognized by their communities as future leaders in science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM) disciplines. In partnership with Boeing and Weyerhaeuser, scholarship funds are provided to persisting Washington State MESA students to ensure that students have the opportunities to attend college, obtain STEM degrees, and pursue careers in STEM based fields. The deadline to apply is April 21, 2014 so APPLY NOW!

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Yakima Valley Tri-Cities MESA and Columbia Basin College MCCP
Yakima, WA. On February 21, 2014 YVTC MESA high school and Columbia Basin College community college students attended workshops lead by STEM professionals and also competed in an Engineering design challenge. As a result of the STEM Pathway Conference, students explored career opportunities in STEM and community college students served as mentors for K-12 MESA students to provide tangible connections to college experiences.

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