ACHS Students Participating in CSUCI Summer Lab Research Experience Opportunity

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Students will take a hands on approach to learning the latest molecular biological and biochemical concepts and methods. Students will create mutant DNA, learn to purify mutant protein from bacteria, and see the effects of their mutations. College-level mentors will work with the visiting students on learning the background, with getting comfortable with the techniques, […]

Camarillo climate camp brings NASA to town

Students got a hands-on climate lesson at a new NASA-funded summer camp where youths and teachers learn together.The camp was the second part of a seven-day workshop that began with the teachers learning new techniques for instructing students last week. CSU Channel Islands and NASA hosted the Promoting Educational Leadership Climate Science Summer Institute and […]

CI’s new program to unite students, teachers, climate experts

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Camarillo, Calif., June 13, 2012 – CSU Channel Islands (CI) will hold its first Summer Climate Science Institute and Camp, which will bring together NASA scientists, climate science experts, local teachers and students for seven days of learning about climate change and the science behind it. The Teacher Institute kicks off Monday, June 18. Fifteen […]

Graduating seniors credit college-readiness program with a boost

For 300 Ventura County seniors, next month’s graduation signals the successful completion of Advancement via Individual Determination, a college-readiness program that places average students in a rigorous elective class.The program provides tutoring and guidance in an effort to increase the students’ eligibility and integration into four-year colleges. Ninety-nine percent of the students graduate high school, […]

College Making it Happen

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On Saturday, November 5th, the Oxnard Union High School District Parent Liaison, Hilda Gomez, in collaboration with Celina Zacharias of CSUCI, coordinated the second annual “College Making It Happen” parent and student conference on the campus of CSUCI. Over 200 parents and students participated in bilingual workshops on admissions, financial aid, and college life. Highlights […]

NASA grant to benefit 8 Ventura County schools

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Students at eight high schools in Ventura County will get to enhance their studies of global climate change science, thanks to a $590,000 grant obtained from NASA by a CSU Channel Islands education professor. The 2011 Innovation in Global Climate Change Education grant will be used to train biology and Earth science teachers at eight […]

OUHSD and CSUCI jointly receive NASA Education Grant

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Oxnard Union High School District approved a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with California State University Channel Islands to implement NASA’s 2011 Innovation in Global Climate Change Education grant. California State University Channel Islands has received a NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) grant ($593,000), Promoting Educational Leadership (PEL), that will involve Oxnard Union High School […]

Migrant students succeed in Summer College

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California State University Channel Islands and the Oxnard Union High School District Migrant Education Program held the Summer College 10th Annual Awards Ceremony on Monday, August 8, 2011. Dr. Richard Rush, President, CSU Channel Islands began by welcoming everyone to the campus. His message was to understand that the campus was here for the community […]

Students learn, test at engineering academy

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Marcel Velasquez is a step closer to pursuing a dream. The 15-year old Hueneme High School student decided against spending the summer playing video games or riding a skateboard. For the past three weeks, he and some 30 other students from Hueneme High School have been participating in the Engineering and Design Careers Pathway Academy […]