GIVE TO MESA

 

Room: B-108

Hours of Operation:

Mon: 9am - 5pm

Tue: 7am - 5pm

Wed: 7am - 5pm

Thurs: 7am - 1:30pm
Fri: 10am - 5pm
Sat: Closed
Sun: Closed


Contacts

 

Leticia López
Acting HSI Program Manager
(619) 388-2353

Yolanda Cataño
Title III / HSI STEM Conexiones

Administrative Technician 
(619) 388-5034

 

Taya Lazootin
Innovation Research Lab Coordinator
(619) 388-5561

 

Flavia DePlachett

Innovation Research Lab Assistant
(619) 388-5135

 

Jazmin Nunez

Innovation Research Lab Assistant
(619) 388-5135

  

Oscar Correa

Innovation Research Lab Assistant
(619) 388-5135

 

 

 

 

Maya Ceramics

Innovation Research Lab (IRL)

welcome!


 

 WOULD YOU LIKE TO BE A WORKSHOP PRESENTER?
* We offer a $100 compensation for Mesa College Staff / Faculty.



Mission:

The Innovation lab aims to empower our diverse student population to obtain their academic goals by providing educational access, support, inclusion, and lifelong learning opportunities at San Diego Mesa College. As a community college research center, we promote student success by linking faculty with student mentees to develop exciting research ideas, encourage scholarship, and nurture scientific identity. As faculty, we believe that research experience is extremely fundamental for academic achievement and we welcome all students regardless of age, gender, or social and cultural background.

Vision:

Our vision is to be a leading community college with a comprehensive program structured around the understanding of scientific investigation by engaging students in research initiatives.



Strategic direction and Purpose:

  • Teach ethics and responsible conduct in research
  • Engage in problem solving based learning
  • Foster science identity and inclusion of all students
  • Participate in scientific article readings and journal club
  • Teach students the ability to analyze data and interpret results
  • Train students to present their research at mini-symposia and professional societies


Overarching goal:

The goal of our center is to enhance and enrich student learning at Mesa College. Our program provides a creative and inclusive scientific environment where positive research experiences allow under-represented students to feel welcomed so that they become STEM majors at San Diego Mesa College.


Scientific Domain:

Psychology, Biology, Genetics, Archaeology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, Geographic Information Systems, Engineering


 

What's happening?

Want to learn more about what is happening in the IRL? Check out our upcoming events! 

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