Focus on Calculus Peer Mentoring Pilot: Eleven peer mentors serving students in pre-calculus and trigonometry to mentor them through these difficult classes. For more information, contact Lucia Riderer.
Calculus Enrichment Workshops: Piloted successfully in spring of 2009; workshops continued 3 days a week for calculus students. For more information. contact Rick Nguyenhuu.
Supplemental Instruction: Piloted in biology in spring of 2009, students in both biology and chemistry have the opportunity to participate in this tutoring/mentoring program. For more information, contact Eleanor Tsark, and science/chemistry faculty.
Summer Research Experience CSUF: 6/15 – 8/7, 2009
Five Citrus students (from math and science) are recipients of a paid research experience at CSUF with CSUF faculty, and receive one unit of credit at CSUF. For more information, contact Dana Hester.
STEM Summer Camp at University of La Verne: 7/6 – 7/24, 2009
Ten Citrus students acted as Teaching Assistants with ULV faculty at this camp for high school students, operated by ULV. All ten had the opportunity to attend the week before to work with ULV faculty on research projects. For more information, contact Dana Hester.
PAGE (Pre-Algebra, Algebra, Geometry Enrichment): 6/15 – 7/30, 2009
Serving about 530 students: approximately 200 on the Citrus campus from across the district, 130 at Monrovia High School, and 200 at Duarte High School. For more information, contact Esmeralda Medrano.
The Science Summer Enrichment Academy: 6/15 - 6/25, 2009
One hundred elementary and middle school students from Glendora had a wonderful opportunity to participate at Citrus, where inquisitive students participated in science experiments including chemistry (cabbage juice pH reactions, Kool Aid spectrophotometry); biology (microbes in food preparation, hand washing, DNA); anatomy (the heart).
Citrus College STEM website funded by the CCRAA STEM Grant