MESA Trips & Events


Greetings and welcome to the New Academic Year:

I hope your vacations were pleasant!  The MESA center is open and your Fall Semester 2014 starts on Monday, August 18th. 


Upcoming Events/Important Dates:


· SACNAS and SHPE General Meetings on the 1st & 3rd Tuesday of each month in room 1805 from 12:30-1:30pm

·  SACNAS and SHPE Meeting on Thursday, September 4th, from 12:30-1:30 pm in the STEM Multipurpose Room (1805)

       ·  SACNAS General Meeting on Tuesday, September 16th, 12:30-1:30 p.m. room 1805

          ·STEM Picnic Day on Thursday, September 25th, 12:30-1:30pm  Life Science Building (Lawn Area) 


       ·  1: CSU application opens – closes on Nov 30th

       ·  11th to 12th: AMSA (pre-med conference) at UC Davis (attend on your own) registration link:  

       ·   CSU/UC application lab, personal statement and TAG  workshops--Transfer center 

        ·  2014 SACNAS National Conference “Strengthening the Nation Through Diversity, Innovation and Leadership in STEM" in Los Angeles, CA October 16-18  – see Rene Rubio for more details  

          ·  Spring Priority Registration will start mid-October  students schedule a counseling appointment to meet with your Counselor to create, update or review your educational plan, so that you know which classes you may need to register for Spring.


      · Date TBA: PG&E/MESA Leadership Conference       

        (see Rene Rubio for more info)

     ·  Date TBA: UC Personal Statement workshop at the MESA/STEM Center (rm. 1807) 12-1 pm

      ·  30th to November 3rd: 2013 SHPE National Conference     (see Rene Rubio for more info)


      ·  1-30: UC applications now being accepted!

        ·  7th, Friday, STEM Transfer Day at UC Davis Space is limited to only 8! (see Rene Rubio)

           STEM Workshops to be conducted by STEM Counselor in room 1807

·         Nov. 5th  from 12:30-1:30pm STEM Counseling Q&A:  On General SEP & Transfer questions

§  Nov. 12th from 3:30- 4:30 pm- Scholarship Workshop

§  Nov. 19th from 12-1 pm CSU  & UC application Q& A workshop


February 2015

         ·   26th Thursday: Annual Student Research Presentations from 12:30-1:30pm in the MESA Center LLRC Library Community room 1731

March 2015

         ·  5th Thursday,12:30pm-1:30 pm. in room 1807: Public Health: A Healthier World for All Presented by: Durrain Ansari-Yan, MPH Diversity Outreach Coordinator, UC Berkeley School of Public Health


     April 2015

        ·  10-12th:MESA Leadership Retreat at Happy Valley, Santa Cruz, all expenses covered by the MESA Program (see Rene Rubio)

       · 23th: Thursday, STEM Fair, Cafeteria Quad from    11:30 a.m.--1:30 p.m.

    May 2015

     ·  14th: Thursday, MESA/STEM Awards Ceremony, Library Community Room (1731) from 5 p.m.-7:00 p.m.


    *For more details, please contact Rene at (707) 256-7281 or