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  • Advising

    Fall/Spring/Summer semesters

    Understand graduation, G.E. requirements, policies, and review MESA participation.

  • Academic Excellence Workshop

    Fall/Spring semesters

    Reinforce class material by providing additional problem solving.

  • mini-arduino

    Spring semesters

    Presentation and student team competitions utilizing Arduino robotics kits.

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    Spring semesters

    College Avenue Compact's junior high school students tour campus and engage in hands-on activities.

  • SDSU Career Services

    Fall/Spring/Summer semesters

    Programs include workshops and opportunities to network with STEM employers.

  • College Shadow Day

    Fall/Spring semesters

    SDSU students show junior high and high school students campus, departments, labs, and sit-in in class.

  • Engineering 96 class

    Fall semesters

    Orientation and career exploration class required for new MESA program freshmen.

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    Spring semesters

    ASCE-YMF hosts as part of National Engineer's Week to spark interest in STEM.

  • Engineering Your Future DAy

    Fall semesters

    College students assist pre-college students' expore to STEM and education outreach.

  • CSNE ERC

    Fall/Spring/Summer semesters

    NSF's Sensorimotor Neural Engineering research and education.

  • EXPO Day

    Spring semesters

    MESA provides a fun activity for the families attending the San Diego Festival for Science & Engineering EXPO Day.

  • Explore SDSU

    Spring semesters

    MESA students share information about MESA to potential incoming Aztecs.

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    Fall semesters

    Orientation and career exploration class required for new MESA program transfers.

  • Graduation Scholarship Reception

    Spring semesters

    Celebration of high achieving SDSU MESA students.

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    Fall/Spring/Summer semesters

    Middle and high school students are exposed to 3D printing technology.

  • Joint Planning Conference

    Summer semesters

    Leaders from local diversity-focused STEM organizations collaborate efforts.

  • Leadership Summit

    Spring semesters

    Students attend seminars on leadership and utilize leadership skills in team-based competitions at a local campsite.

  • MESA Day

    Spring semesters

    Industry and college students judge pre-college students' projects in various STEM competitions.

  • Olympics Robotics Competition

    Spring semesters

    Students engage in problem-solving sessions or robotics competitions.

  • CaSGC Research Academy

    Fall/Spring/Summer semesters

    NASA funded California Space Grant Consortium (CaSGC) in collaboration with UCSD.

  • scholarships

    Spring semesters

    MESA scholarships donated by alumni and industry will be presented at the MESA Graduation & Scholarship Reception.

  • STEM Shadow Day

    Fall semesters

    Students will 'shadow' an engineer or scientist in their engineering or scientific work environment.

  • MESA SLC

    Fall semesters

    Industry mentors and speakers provide professional and leadership development.

  • student meeting

    Fall/Spring semesters

    MESA program updates, information, and guest speaker/activity for all current SDSU MESA program students.

  • Training Academy

    Fall/Spring semesters

    Host company will provide ‘in-house’ training on technical skill sets and professional development.

  • Tutoring

    Fall/Spring semesters

    College of Engineering's free Drop-In Tutoring Program for prep for major courses and some Engineering courses.

  • Walk on Water Competition

    Fall semesters

    Teams design shoes from recycled material; these shoes are used to walk across a pool of water.

  • mini-girlsday

    Spring semesters

    Junior high and high school females shadow current SDSU MESA females, alumnae, and professionals.

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    Fall semesters

    7th graders from the Compact For Success/SUHSD tour campus and engage in hands-on activities.

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