Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement

MESA STUDENT RESOURCES

MESA students have access to a unique variety of resources to help them develop into competitive STEM transfer students.

 

  1. Holistic Academic Advising
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  2. Transfer and Academic Assistance
  3. MESA Scholarships
  4. Professional Development Opportunities
  5. Academic Excellence Workshops (AEWs) 
  6. MESA Student Center
  7. MESA Lending Library 
  8. MESA Family and STEM Community
  9. MESA Student Orientation  
  10. MESA Ambassadors
  11. MESA Student Board
  12. Explore STEM
  13. MESA Resource Database
  14. MESA Student Resource Guide
  15. Questions

 


 

 


 

Holistic Academic Advising

Holistic Academic Advising

The MESA team provides Holistic Academic Advising. This means MESA will not only help you with creating a tailored academic plan for your needs and goals, but will also help you develop into a competitive STEM transfer student and with any other questions you have along your journey at Edmonds CC - such as financial planning, food insecurity, personal development, finding emergency funding, imposter syndrome, and more. If we don't know the answer to your question, we will help you find the answer.


 

Transfer and Academic Assistance

Transfer and Academic Assistance

Through the MESA Orientation, MESA Holistic Student Academic Plan Worksheet, hands-on workshops, and one-on-one assistance, you will learn how to become a competitive STEM transfer student.


 

MESA Scholarships

MESA Scholarships

MESA Scholarships were created to remove the financial burden of obtaining an education. There are four types of MESA Scholarships: Tuition & Fees, Conference Fees, Books & Supplies, and University Application Fees.


Professional Development Opportunities

Professional Development Opportunities

Through workshops, conferences, career fairs, internships, and networking events, you will gain valuable skills needed in the STEM fields. Some past events have included:

• MESA UW Student Panel
• LSAMP and PNNL Internship Workshop
• STEM Panels
• Preparing Future Native American Health Leaders
• MESA Student Leadership Retreat
• MESA Alternative Spring Break
• UW SACNAS Panel
• Town Hall Talks
• Amazon Tour


 

Academic Excellence Workshops

Academic Excellence Workshops

Academic Excellence Workshops (AEWs) is key to the academic success of MESA students. AEWs consist of small groups working together to master course content with the guidance of a student facilitator. This student facilitator is trained to develop exercises that foster engagement with key elements and concepts in challenging courses such as calculus and physics. Students gain core concept mastery and develop a strong peer learning community.


 

MESA Student Center

MESA Student Center

The MESA Student Center is in Hazel Miller (HZL) Hall, room 206 and is open Monday - Thursday from 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. for spring quarter. You can also access tutors and staff in our virtual MESA Center. Link can be found on Canvas and in weekly emails. Resources and amenities available to you in the MESA Student Center include:

• Tutoring
• Laptops and Desktop Computers
• Printing
• Fridge
• Microwave
• Keurig Coffee and Tea Maker
• Whiteboards
• Snacks


 

MESA Lending Library

MESA Lending Library

Through the MESA Lending Library, you can reserve textbooks, calculators, and graduation gowns.

 


 

MESA Family & STEM Community

MESA Family & STEM Community

You are not alone in your transfer journey! We are here to support you and throughout the year, we will do some fun events along the way. Some past events have included snowshoeing, indoor skydiving, Whirlyball, and laser tag.


 

 MESA Student Orientation

MESA Student Orientation

MESA Students have access to the MESA Student Orientation (Holistic Academic Advising Modules and Worksheets), professional development resources (i.e. elevator pitch, department advising, how to ask for a letter of recommendation, salary negotiation), and other general resources (department guides, university application guide).

 


 

MESA Ambassadors

MESA Ambassadors

There are multiple employment opportunities through MESA, such as tutoring, AWE Facilitators, MESA Student Program Assistants, and the MESA Social Media, Marketing, and Communications Ambassador.


 

MESA Student Board

MESA Student Board

Through equity, community, and access, the MESA Student Board will actively work with the MESA Director to achieve the MESA mission at Edmonds CC.

 


Explore STEM

Explore STEM

Explore STEM careers through internships, visits to universities, visits to industry, conferences, and various MESA events. Some past events have included:

• UW Lab Tours
• WWU Lab Tours
• iFLY – Indoor Skydiving
• UW SACNAS Panel
• Town Hall Talks
• Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Tour
• Amazon Tour
• UW Biology Field Trip
• Medical Examiner STEM Lecture
• SoundBio Lab Tour


 

MESA Resource Database

MESA Resource Database

The MESA Resource Database is a list of current opportunities - scholarships, internships, conferences, campus resources, and more. If you know of one we should add, send it to us at mesa@edmonds.edu.


MESA Student Resource Guide

MESA Student Resource Guide

The MESA Resource Database is a list of current opportunities - scholarships, internships, conferences, campus resources, and more. If you know of one we should add, send it to us at mesa@edmonds.edu.

 


Questions

Questions

If you have any questions, let us know at mesa@edmonds.edu.