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The Pennsylvania MESA is part of the 10-state MESA USA network (www.mesausa.org) which serves 50,000 students in grades K-12 including community college students. PA MESA is licensed by the University of California to Temple University which sponsors the initiative at the College of Engineering in the Department of STEM Education, Outreach and Research. Dedicated staff, engineering students and volunteers from a wide variety of science, technology, engineering and math backgrounds guide pre-college students through programs that increase knowledge about careers that support the world’s critical infrastructure – access to clean water, nutritious food, healthy living and renewable energy.
ORGANIZATION/PROGRAMOrganization Name: Temple University College of EngineeringOrganization Street Address: 1947 N. 12th StreetOrganization City, State, Zip: Philadelphia, PA, 19122Organization Phone Number: 215-204-6225Short Description of Organization:
"COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING MISSION
The mission of the College of Engineering (CoE) is to provide students with a high quality, innovative, and globally competitive learning experience in engineering, engineering technology, and the applied sciences. Engineering graduates are to be educated professionals with the technical, problem-solving, and communication skills required to succeed in the workplace and society.
The College is mindful of its obligation as an environment for the creation of knowledge, and encourages basic and cross-disciplinary applied research by its faculty and students. Great importance is attached to scholarship, practice, and service aimed at improving the quality of life and the economic viability of our society.This value system is reflected in current assessments of faculty for promotion and tenure, and in grading practices for student work.
We strive to pursue these objectives in a learning environment that celebrates ethnic and gender diversity, respects experience, and encourages problem solving through teamwork."Program Street Address: 1947 N 12th St
19122Program Phone Number: 215-204-6225Which one best describes your organization?: Non-ProfitWhich one best describes your program?: Site-based - stationary (students come to a site)Is your program delivered in collaboration with external partners?: NoAccepting Mentors: No
CONTENTIs STEM the "core" of your program?: YesWhich type of STEM programming do you offer? (choose ALL that apply):
Which other activities does your STEM program include? (choose All that apply):
- Computer Science
- Consumer Science
- Medicine and or Health
Does your program use volunteer STEM mentors?: Yes
- Arts and Media
- Civic Engagement and Service-Learning
- Drop-Out Prevention and College Preparation
- Project-Based Learning
LOCATION AND SHARINGWhere is your STEM program offered? (choose ALL that apply): OtherIf you chose "other" for the question above then tell us where your program is offered.:
North Philadelphia and OutreachWhen does your STEM program take place? (choose ALL that apply):
- After school
PARTICIPANTSHow many children does your program serve each year? Numbers can be estimates.: 101-500 individualsHow many hours/week does each child participate? Numbers can be estimates, and can be specific to a season or semester.: Between 5 and 10 hours per weekWhich ages/grades does your STEM program serve? (choose ALL that apply):
Which gender(s) does your STEM program serve? (choose ALL that apply):
- 7th - 8th grade
- 9th -12th grade
Which ethnic/racial populations does your STEM program serve?:
- Transgender and Gender Non Conforming
What percentage of your participants are eligible for free or reduced lunch? Percentages can be estimates.*: 51-75%Who can participate in your STEM program?: Individuals and groupsCan your STEM program accommodate youth with special needs?: Yes (please explain)If you chose "yes" for the question above, please explain how you are able to accommodate youth with special needs.:
- Native American
- Middle Eastern
MESA PA has support services in place.
FEE/FEE STRUCTUREDo participants need to pay for your STEM program?: YesIf participants need to pay for your STEM program, are scholarships available?: YesIs transportation to and from your program provided?: Other