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FINANCIAL AID NOTICE FOR STUDENTS (AB2248):

If you are eligible and receiving a Cal Grant award, keep in mind that you should take at least 15 units per semester in order to stay on track to complete a two-year program of study here at  Los Angeles Valley College.  And, if you plan to transfer to a university, 15 or more units per semester will keep you on track to complete your bachelor’s degree in four years.  Cal Grant awards are limited to four academic years, except for students enrolled in an institutionally required five-year undergraduate program or for students with bachelor’s degrees admitted to and enrolled in a program of professional teacher preparation.

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STEM Home - Join us for SSIC 2020!

Are you interested in joining our Summer STEM Investigations Camp?

Summer STEM Investigations Camp (SSIC) is a fun way for students to explore STEM fields, participate in experiments, enhance their math skills for STEM, and meet potential STEM students.  This Summer STEM Camp will be conducted virtually on July 20-August 7, 2020.  If you are interested in registering for this summer’s STEM Virtual Camp, complete this survey, and we will contact you for details and registration. For further questions and clarifications, please contact STEM Office Help Desk or Luis Cabrera (see below).

Link to SSIC Survey & Registration

SSIC 2020 Printable PDF Here

 


 

 

PASO STEM OFFICE UPDATES:

Los Angeles Valley College PASO (Promoting Awareness of STEM Opportunities) STEM Office is here to help!  In order to support the global effort to stave off the spread of COVID-19, we are currently closed for in-person services. We have transitioned to remote services!

Video chat on Cranium Cafe with the STEM Help Desk Video chat on Cranium Cafe with Luis A. Cabrera

 

PASO STEM is happy to assist you in three (3) ways:

  1. By Phone:  818-778-5684
  2. E-Mail:  lavc-lavcstem@laccd.edu.
  3. Live Chat or Video Chat:  Simply click on any STEM online service help desk above which feature live chat or video chat.  To video chat, please be sure to use the latest Google Chrome or Firefox browser with a laptop, desktop or phone (see details below for technical requirements*).

We ask for your patience as we are working hard to serve all students.  Stay safe. Stay at home, Monarchs!

*Technical Requirements for Live Chat via Cranium Café

For desktop PC and Mac:

  • Use the latest Chrome or Firefox internet browser
  • Have webcam ready and activated (for online student support)
  • Have a headset with microphone ready - your cell phone headset will work great

For Android and Window Devices:

  • Use Chrome
  • Have your webcam ready and activated
  • Have a headset with microphone ready - your cell phone headset will work great

For iOS- Apple Device:

  • Download ConexED App from the app store*

*App provides limited access.  You will be able to join a video meeting, but not share your screen or use other functions.


Los Angeles Valley College

Promoting Awareness of STEM Opportunities (PASO)

Title III HSI STEM and Articulation Grant

Los Angeles Valley College was awarded a Title III HSI STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) and Articulation Grant from the U.S. Department of Education, for a total of $ 6 million over five years (October 1, 2016 to September 30, 2021).  The purpose of the Hispanic-Serving Institutions - Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (HSI STEM) and Articulation Programs is to: (1) increase the number of Hispanic and other low-income students attaining degrees in the fields of science, technology, engineering, or mathematics; and (2) to develop model transfer and articulation agreements between two-year and four-year institutions in such fields.  Funds may be used for: improving academic quality of STEM programs through curriculum revision and development, or faculty development; developing research opportunities for students in STEM fields; providing or improving services including tutoring, mentoring or establishing learning communities; encouraging secondary students to pursue STEM degrees and careers through outreach activities; and improving STEM facilities and equipment needed for science instruction and computer laboratories.

 

LAVC PASO project is designed to promote STEM awareness in the college and surrounding community of San Fernando Valley, attracting more Latino and low-income students to enroll in LAVC, encourage completion of STEM certificates and degrees, retain students in STEM fields, produce more community college STEM transfers to four-year institutions and ultimately increase the number of Latino and low-income students attaining STEM baccalaureates. 

 

To accomplish these goals, LAVC PASO grant includes the following activities:

  1. Proactive and Intrusive STEM Academic Advising and Peer Mentoring
  2. Curricular infusion of instructional technology, Supplemental Instruction, collaborative learning, and STEM advising across all redesign courses (Chemistry and Physics)
  3. Strengthen STEM Pathway
  4. Development of model articulation/transfer agreements with LAVC’s primary transfer institutions, California State University Northridge (CSUN) and California State University Los Angeles (CSULA); development of transfer resources and course-embedded STEM advising
  5. Annual Summer STEM Investigations Camp
  6. Comprehensive STEM Faculty Professional Development

 

 

Past Events

 


 



WOMEN IN STEM 2020 (CLICK HERE for PDF)



 


RSVP HERE

END-OF-YEAR HOLIDAY CHECK-IN (CLICK HERE for PDF)


 



SEPTEMBER, 2019 NEWSLETTER (CLICK HERE for FULL PDF) 


APRIL, 2019 NEWSLETTER (CLICK HERE for FULL PDF) 


 

 


STEM EVENTS FLYER (CLICK HERE for PDF)

 


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                                                  STEM EVENTS FLYER (CLICK HERE for PDF)


                    Current Announcements


 



STEM SPEAKER SERIES: WOMEN IN STEM (CLICK HERE for PDF) 

 


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STEM SPEAKER SERIES: MEDICAL SCIENCE (CLICK HERE for PDF)   


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WORKSHOP: HOW TO FIND AN INTERNSHIP (CLICK HERE for PDF)


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STEM SPEAKER SERIES: ENGINEERING (CLICK HERE for PDF)             

   


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BUILD PODER FLYER (CLICK HERE for PDF)   

 


 NCAS INTERNSHIP (CLICK HERE for more details)   

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CLICK HERE for printable PDF ^


 

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^ CLICK HERE for printable PDF ^


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^ CLICK HERE for printable PDF ^