Engaging students in STEM since 1985
Applying skills and building confidence.
Oregon MESA is a pre-college academic program hosted by Portland State University that equips underrepresented students with science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), invention, and 21st-century skills. MESA reframes these skills into how students can help others in their daily lives, connecting academic work to their real lives and aspirations. As a result, they are better prepared to graduate from high school, enroll in postsecondary education, and compete in a global marketplace.
Oregon MESA serves over 400 students and their families annually. MESA students are:
OUR SERVICE AREAS
We currently have programs in schools across four counties: Clackamas, Marion, Multnomah, and Washington.
We have chapters in six school districts: Portland Public, Parkrose, Hillsboro, Beaverton, North Clackamas, and Salem-Keizer. Learn more about our chapters.
Oregon MESA continues to offer life-changing programs to students because of the generous grants and donations from our supporters.
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