Stephen Fredricks (MESA Director)

Stephen Fredrick
Email: fredrickss@smccd.edu
phone call or text: (650) 738-4244

I CAN help you with:

  • Identify tools to assist in overcoming academic challenges
  • scholarships & internships
  • graduate school (it's not too early to consider)
  • Academic Advising
  • Campus Tours
  • Developing the skills needed to become successful

Bryan Swartout (STEM Program Services Coordinator)

Bryan Swartout
Email: swartoutb@smccd.edu
phone call or text: (650) 738-7939

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I CAN help you with:

  • Programs/events involved with the STEM Center (Science In Action, Math Jam, etc.)
  • STEM Center Discord
  • Academic Support Programs
  • Connecting to other campus resources
  • Getting involved with the STEM Center Community
  • Technology Support & Resources

Marco Wehrfritz (Lab Coordinator - Fabrication Lab \ Adjunct Faculty - Physics)

Marco Wehrfritz
Email: wehrfritzm@smccd.edu
phone call or text: (650) 738-4277

I CAN help you with:

  • Technology support and Resources
  • Makerspace Programs/Resources
  • Honors or Class Projects
  • Club Activities like the Solar Boat or the Robotics Challenge
  • Advisor of the Astronomy Club and the Engineering and Robotics Club

Jenny Le (STEM Counselor)

Jenny Le
Email: lej@smccd.edu
phone call or text: (650) 738-7048

I CAN help you with:

  • Crafting a comprehensive education plan and support with registration
  • Major, university, and career exploration
  • Processing personal or academic challenges
  • Academic, transfer, and personal goals
  • Transfer applications, personal statements, internship, and scholarship applications
  • Resources for academic and community building

Amber Gougis (STEM Retention Specialist)

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Email: gougisa@smccd.edu
phone call or text: (650) 738-7933

I CAN help you with:

  • Joining a learning community: Engineering & Tech Scholars (ETS) and Biology & Chemistry Scholars (BCS)
  • Resume/personal statement review and mock interviews
  • Major, university, and career exploration
  • Accessing campus and community resources
  • Outreach and networking events
  • Campus tours and company visits
  • Internship and Scholarship applications

Mayra Lopez-Thibodeaux (Instructional Aide II)

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Email: lopezthibodeauxm@smccd.edu

I CAN help you with:

  • Tutoring
  • PI Leader recruitment and training
  • Academic resources and success strategies
  • STEM Center equipment technical support
  • Faculty support with STEM academic support programs
  • Programs to prepare students for incoming courses such as Math and Physics Jam