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The California Central Coast Community College Collaborative (C6)...

invites STEM students from the Central Coast to our Fall 2022 STEM Student Success Symposium Series

The C6 Alliance is dedicated to helping STEM students across the Central Coast to excel in their academics and develop professional networks designed to assist them in entering into the STEM careers of their dreams. STEM students from Allan Hancock, Cabrillo, Cuesta, Monterey Peninsula, Moorpark, Oxnard, Santa Barbara City, and Ventura Colleges are invited to join us for these instrumental and informative presentations as the Alliance rallies around you to support your academic success!  Just follow the links below to get registered for any (or all!) of these remote presentations brought to you by C6.

Questions? Contact Christine Reed, C6 Project Director, creed@hancockcollege.edu

platicas
Presenter: Dr. Marina Ramon, Biologist

Learn about Dr. Ramon’s career journey from Marine Biologist to DNA Synthesis Technology.  Have you wondered what it would be like to work for a startup company? Dr. Ramon is a Scientist and Project Manager at a Biotech startup, Switchback Systems, that is revolutionizing synthetic biology.

Thursday, September 15, 5PM – 6PM on Zoom

Please register here: https://www.hancockcollege.edu/mesa/c6form.php

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

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Presenter: Tiffany Reardon, Founder of REUFinder

You see “Office Hours” listed on your professor’s syllabus, but, let's be honest, does the thought of actually going to office hours seem intimidating? Join us as we crack the code to utilizing office hours.  By the end of this workshop even the shyest of students will feel well prepared and confident.

Thursday, September 22, 4PM – 5PM on Zoom 

Please register here: https://www.hancockcollege.edu/mesa/c6form.php

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

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Presenter: Kate Porter, University Transfer/Career Center Counselor, Cuesta College


Learn the basics of transferring to a California State University or University of California, including the transfer process, guaranteed admission opportunities, and more! We will also discuss Cal Poly specific admission considerations and how to maximize your competitiveness as an applicant.

Wednesday, September 28, 4PM – 5:30PM on Zoom

Please register here: https://www.hancockcollege.edu/mesa/c6form.php

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

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Presenter: Tiffany Reardon, Founder of REUFinder

Do you have a dream college in mind? Maybe you've got more than one?  Before you start those applications join presenter Tiffany Reardon founder of REUFInder as she helps you solidify exactly what you are looking for in a transfer school.  Spoiler alert: It's a lot more than simply selecting a major!

Thursday, October 6, 4PM – 5PM on Zoom

Please register here:
https://www.hancockcollege.edu/mesa/c6form.php

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

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Presenter: Dr. Kofi Akinjide, Director of Student Equity and Success, Cabrillo College

Come join Cabrillo's Director of Student Equity and Success, Dr. Kofi Akinjide to learn about Impostor Syndrome. Recognize and normalize the prevalence of impostor feelings and self-doubt in college and in STEM classes. Create strategies, connections, and habits that will help redirect and move through these impostor feelings.

POSTPONED UNTIL SPRING 2023.

overview

Presenter: Kate Porter, University Transfer/Career Center Counselor, Cuesta College

Join us for an overview of the CSU and UC Applications.  We will share tips for completing each application, and places where we see students often making mistakes.  Also learn strategies for writing your UC Personal Insight Questions.

Thursday, October 20,  11AM – 12:30PM on Zoom

Please register here:
https://www.hancockcollege.edu/mesa/c6form.php

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

REU
Presenters: Heidi Webber, Career Counselor, Cuesta College
& Angelica Eulloqui, STEM Counselor, Allan Hancock College
& Tiffany Reardon, Founder of REUFinder


Interested in developing your professional skill sets, establishing a strong STEM network, and strengthening your resume in order to compete effectively for university programs and career opportunities?  Attend this workshop and learn strategies for exploring career options in STEM and participating in summer internships.

Wednesday, December 7,  12PM – 1:30PM on Zoom

Please register here:
https://www.hancockcollege.edu/mesa/c6form.php

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.