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STEM SSC Events & Workshops

Each semester, the STEM Student Success Center hosts a number of workshops to aid in the professional and academic development of our students. All students are welcome! 

Events & Workshops Calendar

 

Past Events & Workshops

  • Pizza, Professors, & Possibilities: STEM Networking Series (Spring 2019)

    Ever wondered how to get the inside scoop on how to succeed in STEM at CSUSM?

    Want advice on applying to grad school or working in industry?

    Craving a slice of pizza?

    If you answered yes to at least one of these questions, come to our STEM Networking Event Series: Pizza, Professors, & Possibilities.

     

    STEM SSC Spring 2019 STEM Networking Series

    PPP at a Glance:

    • Who? You and experienced professors in the fields of  Chemistry, Biology, and Computer Science & Software Engineering.
    • What? Networking, professional development opportunities, advice, and (of course) pizza from Rocco's Pizza & Deli
    • When? THIS Thursday, 4/25 at 5 PM
    • Where? The STEM Student Success Center (ACD 202)
    • Why? Why not?
  • Surveys for Sweets

    Survey for Sweets

    Craving something sweet? Come to the STEM SSC Group Study Area and take our survey this finals week from 1-3 PM! 🍰🍦🍡🍨

    Either take the survey using one of our devices, OR use the QR code on this poster and take a screenshot of your completed survey, and show proof of completion to our STEM VISTA, Francine!

    Take a break from studying, and help the STEM SSC in the process!

  • Open Faculty Advising (Fall 2018)

    Open Chemistry & Biochemistry Advising

    Get ahead of the game and meet STEM advisors for one-on-one informal advising in the STEM SSC. Registration is coming... Are you prepared? Walk in appoinments are welcomed and encouraged!

    This semester, we will be welcoming Dr. Paul Jasien and Dr. Jose Mendoza of the CSUSM Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry to help you navigate Spring 2019 registration. Check out our event page!

     Open Advising Chemistry

     

    Open Biology Advising

    Get ahead of the game and meet STEM advisors for one-on-one informal advising in the STEM SSC. Registration is coming... Are you prepared? Walk in appointments are welcomed and encouraged!

    This semester, we will be welcoming Dr. Eme and Dr. Escobar of the CSUSM Department of Biology to help you navigate Spring 2019 registration. Check out our event page!
    STEM SSC Open Biology Advising

  • Registration Is Coming: Open Undergraduate Advising (Fall 2018)

    How did the semester fly by so fast? Registration begins November 13th; do you know your schedule for next semester?

    Join the STEM SSC and CSM Undergraduate Advising Team for an open advising and FAQ session, and be prepared for whatever Registration season throws at you!

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  • Pizza, Professors, & Possibilities (Fall 2018)

    Looking to speak one-on- one with professors, find research opportunities, and participate in professional development? Come out to our second annual networking event: Pizzas, Professor's, & Possibilities. 

    When?

    • Chemistry & Biochemistry Edition: October 18 , 2018 (5PM)
    • Biology Edition: October 25, 2018 (5PM)

    Where?

    • STEM SSC (ACD 202)

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    We are happy to have welcomed:

    • Dr. Mike Schmidt
    • Dr. Jackie Trischman
    • Dr. Afra Panahi
    • Dr. Robert Iafe
    • Dr. Kambiz Hamadani
    • and Dr. David Bwambok

     

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    We are happy to have welcomed:

    • Dr. Arun Sethuraman
    • Dr. Jane C. Kim
    • Dr. Thomas Spady
    • Dr. Bill Kristan
    • and Dr. George Vourlitis
  • Alumni Panel (Spring 2018)

     Alumni Panel Workshop 2

    What can I do with my science degree? Spring 2018

    Special Guests:

    Nate Avalos Medical Student  Class of 2015
    Steven Bagdy R&D Engineer Class of 2015
    Gloria Diaz Chemistry Graduate Student Class of 2016
    Mike Garza Senior iOS Developer Class of 2015
    Kimberly Gudorf Wind Energy Analyst Class of 2011
  • Registration is Coming (Spring 2018)

    Registration is Coming

    Registration is Coming

    Get ahead of the game and join the STEM academic advisors for an informational session. You will be given insight and tips for your future endeavors at CSUSM.

    • Thursday, March 29, 2018
    • 2-3 PM
    • ACD 204
  • Pizza, Professors, & Possibilities (Spring 2018)

    Pizza, Professors, & Possibilities

    Pizza, Professors, &  Possibilities

    Come chat with faculty about their academic paths & current research projects. Get information on undergraduate research opportunities. 

    • March 27th, 2018
    • 5PM
    • ACD 202
  • Alumni Panel (Fall 2017)

     Alumni Panel Workshop

    What can I do with my science degree? Fall 2017

    Special Guests:

    Andrew Cooper Ph.D Student Class of 2012
    Tamara El-Hayek High School Teacher Class of 2016
    Sergio Ita Posdoctorate Scholar Class of 2009
    Caroline Rizk, M.D. Physician Class of 2006
    Kaitlin Werle Cellular Biologist  Class of 2010
  • General Chemistry Review (Fall 2017)

     Gen Chem Review

    Keep Calm & Be Prepared... For Chemisty 160!

    Join us for a review of CHEM 150 topics to make sure you are prepared!

    • What day? Thursday, August 31, 2017
    • What time? 
    • Where at? ACD 204
  • Organic Chemistry Review (Fall 2017)

      organic chemistry workshop

    Ready, Set, O-Chem!

    Hit the ground running with a review of important CHEM 150/160 Topics! 

    Session 1:

    • Wednesday, August 30, 2017
    • 8:30-9:20 AM
    • ACD 204

    Session 2:

    • Friday, September 1, 2017
    • 8:30-9:20 AM
    • ACD 294
  • Math Workshop for Biology & Chemistry (Fall 2017)

     Math Skills for STEM Students

    Don't let the math or calculator trip you up!

    FREE Review Workshop for Biology & Chemistry students

    • Wednesday, August 30, 2017
    • 5:30-7:00 PM
    • ACD 202