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Hartnell College Students Present 79 Science Projects at Symposium

August 21st, 2013

SALINAS, Calif. - On Saturday, August 24, 2013, Hartnell College presents the Seventh Annual Hartnell College Summer STEM Internship Symposium from 1:00 - 6:00 PM at the main campus located at 411 Central Avenue, Salinas, CA.

Hartnell College students are matched with university scientists and Ag industry experts to conduct groundbreaking research in prestigious laboratories throughout the Central Coast. This Symposium is a special opportunity for students to formally present their results and celebrate their participation in this life-changing experience. Over 100 students participated this summer and 79 projects will be presented on Saturday.

This is the schedule of events during the STEM Symposium program:

  • 1:00 - 3:00 PM - Oral Presentations, Room K-125 (Performing Arts Facility)
  • 3:00 - 4:00 PM - Poster Session A, HC Student Center
  • 4:00 - 5:00 PM - Recognition Ceremony, HC Student Center
  • 5:00 - 6:00 PM - Poster Session B, HC Student Center

Light refreshments will be served following the Recognition Ceremony.
This is just one of the ways Hartnell College is growing leaders through opportunity, engagement and achievement. Congratulations to all 111 participating student scientists.

Hartnell College thanks the many partners for making this project a success, including Blach Construction, Monterey Institute for Research in Astronomy, Fremont Peak Observatory, Monterey Bay Aquarium, Chevron, Naval Postgraduate School, California State University Monterey Bay, University of California Berkeley, United States Department of Agriculture, University of California Santa Cruz, Tanimura Family Foundation, and Hartnell College Foundation.

For more information, contact Hartnell’s Director of the Math and Science Institute, Andy Newton, at 831-755-6803, or at anewton@hartnell.edu.

Hartnell Community College District
The Hartnell CCD serves 14,000 students annually through its main campus in Salinas, the Alisal Campus in East Salinas, the King City Education Center, and various outreach learning centers throughout the Salinas Valley. Hartnell College, a Hispanic Serving Institution, provides workforce training, basic skills courses, and prepares students for transfer to four-year colleges and universities. Hartnell College is recognized for its innovative public and private partnerships that support world class STEM education, career technical education, fine and performing arts, humanities, and athletics. We are growing leaders through opportunity, engagement, and achievement. For more about Hartnell CCD, visit www.hartnell.edu.