An academic enrichment program that promotes science and math education for educationally disadvantaged youth and which has one of its centers at
, has been named an outstanding program by Bayer.
Bayer has listed the
Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement (MESA)
program in its
Compendium of Best Practice K-12 STEM Education Programs
as an outstanding example of a program that effectively educates girls and minority students in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math.
MESA partners with institutions of higher education, as well as K-12 schools, to host science and math competitions, teacher training days, field trips and other activities. Chapman’s program serves almost 1,000 middle and high school students in the Orange, Anaheim and Fullerton areas.