2013 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 consist of:

5 week Math Boot Camp and Personal Development 17: for high school graduates that placed into Pre-Algebra or Elementary Algebra (minimum score of 17 required).

The eight-week Academy will consist of:

1 week Math Boot Camp for high school graduates that placed into Math 123B followed by a 7 week Intermediate Algebra course for all qualifying STEM students.

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

Dates and Times: (Download full schedule at bottom of page)

Math 112 and 115

June 10th-July 11th (5 weeks)
Time: M-Th 8am-11am Bootcamp CMS 120 or 122
11am-12pm Tutoring
12pm-1pm Lunch
1pm-2pm PD 17 CAI 230

Math 123B
June 10th- June 13th (1 weeks)

Time:
M-Th 8:45am-11:45am Bootcamp CMS 222
11:45am-12:30pm Lunch
12:30pm-2pm Math 125 Workshop

Math 125
June 17th- August 1st(7 weeks)

Time:
M-Th 8:45am-11:45am Math 125 CMS 222
11:45am-12:30pm Lunch
12:30pm-2pm Math 125 Workshop

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 2013 or current Mission student
  • 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, 2013
  • 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 2013
  • 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 2013
  • Professional and leadership skills development

STEM Program Los Angeles Mission College 13356 Eldridge Ave., Sylmar, CA 91342
Questions: Call or email Ashley Mendoza, STEM Outreach Coordinator, at 818-364-7600 x4161, MenodozAA@lamission.edu or
Marina Sangkavichai, STEM Counselor, at 818-833-3425, SangkaM@lamission.edu

Download the Summer Academy Application here:

 

Download the Summer Academy Schedule here: