Every year at Panda Express MESA Day Preliminaries (Pre MESA Day), a variety of STEM competitions are hosted at the University of Southern California. These competitions give middle and high school students the opportunity to work on unique projects that nurture their STEM skills and build their STEM confidence. On March 12, 2022, Pre MESA Day hosted twenty-five middle and … Read More

CS Equity 2022

Computer Science Equity in 2022Almost 10 years ago, former US president Barack Obama wrote his first line of code with help from a middle school student. In 2016, the administration launched CS for All, a bold new initiative to empower all American students from kindergarten through high school to learn computer science. These days, kids and adolescents are among the … Read More

SoCal NSBE Jr. Victors Shine at NationalsOn March 23-March 27, 2022, the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) hosted its first in person National Convention since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Over 2,000 students and professionals gathered at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, CA, to celebrate NSBE’s 48th Annual Convention themed “Inspiring Engineers” where they networked with, competed … Read More