The MESA Mission
How can we encourage African American, Native American, Latino/Latina, and female students to pursue college math, science and engineering studies that lead to rewarding careers?
Oregon MESA’s mission is to provide students underrepresented in the fields of mathematics, engineering, science and technology with the skills, knowledge and opportunities to develop their talents, explore technology-based careers, enter college and compete successfully in the workforce.
Oregon MESA Vision
Underrepresented students in Oregon will achieve their full potential and contribute in the fields of mathematics, engineering and science.
The MESA USA Vision
To support the national science and mathematics educational agenda by ensuring that MESA students develop a high level of literacy in mathematics and science so they can play a leading role within an increasingly technology-based world.
Oregon MESA is a member of MESA USA , a partnership of MESA programs from eight states that share a common academic enrichment model. There are currently MESA programs in the following states: Arizona , California , Colorado , Maryland , New Mexico , Oregon , Utah and Washington . Three additional states have pilot programs. To learn more about MESA USA , please visit this website: