Student receives $30,000 Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship

  By Mannie Miguel   Fernando Jaime received the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarship for $30,000 last week in front of his Calculus class. This is the largest scholarship in the nation for community college students.  Every year, thousands of students apply for this scholarship. Jaime was one of 73 students around the country awarded this year, and the only one from East Los Angeles College.   Transfer Center Director…

April 16, 2013

MESA seizes opportunity

By Yesenia Martinez   Summer-vacation internships were the topic of the hour at the Mathematics Engineering Science Achievement program’s fourth annual research poster symposium last Wednesday in the E7 lobby. Students spent their time during the summer vacation doing internship work with various partners of MESA such as the United States Navy, NASA, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Bridges to the Future, Cal State University, Los Angeles and University of California,…

October 2, 2012