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NCWIT Aspirations in Computing Collegiate Award

The NCWIT Aspirations in Computing Collegiate Award season is open now! That means it’s officially time for women, genderqueer, and non-binary students who are undergraduates, graduates, and PhD students to get recognition for their amazing contributions in computing! If you know a student who should apply, use this form to encourage them to submit an…
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Stan State ASPIRE News Letter

The Accelerated STEM Pathways Through Internship, Research and Engagement (ASPIRE) project ispleased to share our inaugural Spring 2022 E-Newsletter.  The ASPIRE project activities are designed to support the success of Hispanic/underserved, first-generation, and/or low-income students in STEM at Stanislaus State. The newsletter showcases the STEM student and faculty experiences and project activities. 

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Megan Phillips, Merced College student and NASA intern

MERCED – NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars (NCAS) selected Megan Phillips of Merced to attend the NCAS Virtual Experience, July 19-29, 2021.Megan successfully completed the five-week online course and earned a spot among 186 other community college students from across the United States that were selected to attend the nine-day virtual onsite experience.  The students…
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NCAT Serves Up the FAA UAS-CTI Resource Repository

Creating a Model in Which Academia and Government Organizations Can Work Together to Create Resilient Partnerships that Prepare the Nation’s Future Workforce April 26, 2021 – With the rapid growth of the Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) industry, there is a need to ensure that new technology is safely integrated into the National Airspace System and that…
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Make School News Letter

   We’ve got a bunch of great events for you and your students to check out in April. We are still accepting applications for Fall 2021, and are excited to confirm that we will be partnering once again with Google to offer the Google CSSI: Extension program this summer. See it all in the newsletter…
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CS4Me Day Winners

The CS4Me Day mini-hackathon was successful and our winners our: 1st Place = $50 gift cards Adrian Sanchez Magana, UC Merced Sochil Rivas, CSU Stanislaus Kenzie Rae, Merced College Runner Up = $25 gift cards Bart Beltran, Reedley College Brendan Contreras, CSU Stanislaus We would like to thank everyone that made this event possible, especially…
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Merced College Selected for FAA Training Program

[Merced, CA] – Today Merced College announces the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has selected its Drone Technology and Media Program for the Unmanned Aircraft Systems-Collegiate Training Initiative program or the UAS-CTI. “This is a big step in getting our program recognized by the FAA, assisting in students getting related internships and REUs, and keeps us…
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Second round of funding from Google supports Central Valley students: ¡Valle! tech training addresses the whole person, increases access to careers

For many talented women, visions of lab coats and microscopes disappear around middle school. It’s a national issue: Science, technology, engineering and mathematics — the STEM fields —comprise proportions of women and people of color far lower than the population at large. At UC Merced, women make up 51 percent of the student body, but…
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Stan State Students Selected as Computing Alliance of Hispanic-Serving Institutions Scholars

2020-2021 Honorees Exemplify Spirit of Tech Exploration, Inclusiveness and Community   Stanislaus State’s Jasmin Cornejo, Stephanie Gamboa and Vanessa Hernandez earned national recognition as Student Scholars of the Computing Alliance of Hispanic-Serving Institutions (CAHSI). The organization committed to increasing representation of Hispanics in computing in both higher education and the workforce, named 11 undergraduate student scholars this year, eight of them Latina. There is…
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Alisson Ross, Merced College CAHSI Student Advocate Gets Award

Recently our CAHSI Student Advocate, Alisson Ross, received the CAHSI Latina Student Scholar award! Good work Alisson!  Here is a post about this: Here is more info about the award: here is a blog about our awesome CAHSI Advocates: