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Hartnell College honors graduates of Health Science Summer Bridge Program Friday

July 17th, 2013

Hartnell College’s Health Science Summer Bridge Program graduation is Friday, July 19, from 11:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. in Steinbeck Hall on the college's main campus.

Approximately 100 recent high school graduates from Monterey County completed this rigorous five-week program, studying biology, mathematics, chemistry, computer science, engineering and health sciences. Students earned up to three college credits and a generous participation stipend.

The Health Science Summer Bridge program is a high school-to-college bridge experience made possible by grants from the California Endowment, the U.S. Department of Education and the National Science Foundation. The program is designed to foster interest in healthcare, science, technology, engineering and math careers by engaging students in inquiry-based learning, hands-on activities, field trips and career exploration. Students also learn team-building approaches, communication skills and study skills that will help them succeed in college.

For more information about this event or the summer bridge program, please contact Melissa Casillas at Hartnell College at 831-753-4214 or melissa.cassillas@salinasuhsd.org.