CSULB Aerospace Engineering major David Ramirez learned about the importance of getting involved back when he was a student at Cerritos College. He served as a student senator there, then ran for vice president of the Associated Students of Cerritos College.
CSULB mechanical engineering major Zoe Smith is one of the 200 recipients of Lockheed Martin’s inaugural STEM Scholarship, which provides $10,000 per year in funding plus a chance for a Lockheed Martin internship.
Smith is in the 2019 Dean’s Leadership Institute and is the industry/alumni liaison for the CSULB chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE). As soon as she heard about the scholarship from her advisor Tu Ngo, she decided she would apply.
Savanna Arguijo grew up in a construction industry family in California’s Central Valley. The summer after finishing high school, she helped her father on a condo remodel that involved demolition and reconstruction of the entire unit—and also changed her life.
San Diego-based G2 Software Systems is often enlisted to fix broken systems or refresh ones that are out of date. The company’s sweet spot is with the defense industry’s large, complex, and sometimes antiquated, systems. G2 was hired to create software that sends alerts throughout all branches of the military, notifies the continent’s defense and aviation organizations to suspicious aircraft, and lets military personnel be trained simultaneously around the globe.
On Wednesday, a group from G2 visited the CSULB College of Engineering to interview graduating computer science seniors for possible jobs or internships. G2’s founder, Georgia Griffiths, is a CSULB alumni and member of the Dean’s Advisory Council.
“She’s a great supporter of scholarships for the College of Engineering,” said COE Development Director Nicole Forrest-Boggs, whose office organized the event. “We’re very happy to have them here.”
The G2 contingent included general manager Pete Keyes, mathematician Christopher Priebe, and office manager Jessica Rose, a CUSLB alumni.
On Wednesday, the CSULB College of Engineering will mark the opening of a new Veterans Resource Center, along with scholarships donated by Northrop Grumman.
The new center in EN2-304 is nearly twice as large as the existing veterans study center in the College of Engineering. Besides providing a study area for the more than 100 engineering students who served in the military, the Veterans Resource Center is designed to provide veterans with educational support and a sense of community. Continue reading “Northrop Grumman to Fund Scholarships for Veterans”
Scholarships for Engineering Students. The College of Engineering offers over 100 scholarship opportunities for engineering majors ranging from $500-$2,500.
Applications and more information about the scholarships can be found at the CSULB Center for Scholarship links listed below. Applications must be turned in person to the Center for Scholarship Information (USU, Room 238). Deadline, Thursday, February 26, 2015 at 4:00p.m.