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S.E.E.D.S.

This program has been made possible thanks to a four-year  USDA-NIFA HSI grant. 

-- SUSTAINABILITY WEEK --

SAVE THE DATE: OCT. 20-23, 2015 

--  Reserve your tickets HERE to attend --

--the SUSTAINABILITY SUMMIT on FRI OCT.23rd--

SEEDS

Congratulations to our 2015-2016 Mesa SEEDS Scholars Awardees:

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Mission:

The “SEEDS” Scholars Program ( S TEM  E ngagement for the  E nrichment of  D iverse  S tudents) is designed to increase the number of Hispanic students pursuing future graduate degrees by providing a firm foundation of advanced knowledge and skills in STEM-related fields (science, technology, engineering, math), beginning in the first two years of college.

Vision

The SEEDS Program will maximize awareness of ag-related themes such as global food security, hunger, and sustainability, and will mentor underrepresented STEM students in these areas who will serve as a driving force in our community.

Values:

Scholarship - Diversity - Leadership - Inclusivity      

Goals:

  1. Increase the number of underrepresented STEM students graduating with an AA
  2. Award 20 SEEDS Scholarships to students who are interested in learning about USDA-NIFA Priority Themes: sustainability, global food security, and hunger
  3. Work with colleagues across disciplines to weave USDA-NIFA themes into the curriculum
  4. Create a transfer bridge between partner high schools, SDMC, SDSU, UCSD
  5. Build partnerships with community businesses, nonprofits, and federal government agencies
  6. Organize unique campus-wide events and experiential learning opportunities (e.g., Sustainability Summit & SEEDS Days) that involve students at Mesa College and our local high schools each semester