MESA Community College Program

Supporting the graduation and persistence of underrepresented students in STEM.

The MESA Community College Program

While new to Oregon, the MESA Community College Program (MCCP) has successfully supported students in the US for over 30 years. Oregon MESA is now accepting applications for a new cohort of MCCP students at Portland Community College's Southeast Campus.

Learn about MCCP at PCC

During the program, students are engaged in the following:

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ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE WORKSHOPS

Students will learn skills that support successful completion of math-based science courses at PCC and beyond.

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ACADEMIC ADVISING/COUNSELING

Students will receive guidance on which courses to take and which classes will transfer to 4-year institutions.

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STUDENT STUDY CENTER

Students can use the PCC-SE STEM club space as a welcoming and supporting space to study for classes.

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CAREER DEVELOPMENT

Students learn which skills are valued by industry partners.

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INDUSTRY PARTNERSHIPS

Students will be able to interact with industry leaders and gain valuable insights into corporate culture, soft skills, and effective courses of study.

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SUPPORT THROUGHOUT THE ACADEMIC YEAR

MCCP begins in October and continues through June.

MESA Community College Program

MESA Community College Program

College to Career (C2C) scholarship

MESA Community College Students are eligible for the MESA C2C Scholarship. C2C is a full scholarships to PCC and the first-year after transferring to PSU to full-time academically talented students in STEM programs at PCC SE, with a focus on recruiting and retaining women and URMs (African Americans, Hispanics, Pacific Islanders, Native Americans/Native Alaskans, and multiracial students), and low-income students as defined by the U.S. Department of Education Pell program. Learn more about the eligibility requirements.

To contact, email mesac2c@pcc.edu