2012 Summer Academy

2012 Summer Academy

The STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Program at Los Angeles Mission College is a project funded through the U.S. Department of Education to significantly improve access and success for Hispanic students and other students under- represented in these fields. As a component of the program, the STEM Summer Academy offers an academic bridge for new high school graduates and current Mission students who recently entered the College.

The five-week Academy will consists of:

Personal Development – a college introduction course for STEM majors;
Math Boot Camp – uniquely designed based on student math placement level; or
Math 240 Trigonometry – three-unit course specially offered for STEM majors; AND Writing for Science Workshops – focusing on fundamental skills for college composition.

Throughout the Academy, students will be exposed to special events and activities related to STEM.

Dates and Times:

July 9 to August 10, 2012 Monday to Thursday 8 AM to 1 PM (may vary depending on math placement)

Student Selection:

The selection process will be conducted by the STEM Summer Academy staff and will be based on the following criteria:

  • Be a high school graduate enrolling at Mission in Fall 2012 or current Mission student with less than 18 units
  • Completed STEM Summer Academy Application
  • High recommendation from an instructor
  • Demonstrate a strong interest in the STEM field
  • Taken the math placement test by April 30, 2012
  • A FREE program to jump start your STEM studies and career
  • A scholarly community that provides support and networking opportunities
  • Higher placement in math possible after completion of the Math Boot Camp
  • Math tutoring
  • STEM academic counseling and advisement
  • Transfer and career advisement
  • Priority participation in the STEM Program starting in Fall 2012
  • Professional and leadership skills development

Benefits:

  • A FREE program to jump start your STEM studies and career
  • A scholarly community that provides support and networking opportunities
  • Higher placement in math possible after completion of the Math Boot Camp
  • Math tutoring
  • STEM academic counseling and advisement
  • Transfer and career advisement
  • Priority participation in the STEM Program starting in Fall 2012
  • Professional and leadership skills development

STEM Program Los Angeles Mission College 13356 Eldridge Ave., Sylmar, CA 91342

Questions: Call or email Martha Perez, STEM Outreach Coordinator, at 818-364-7819 or PerezMA@lamission.edu

Download the brochure here:

Download the Application here: