STEM PATHWAYS PROGRAM

CURRENT PATHWAY SCHOLARS

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San Diego State University 

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James Allison

Major: Electrical Engineering

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Evelyn Barouch

Major: Biology

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Oliver Casillas

Major: Mechanical Engineering

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Ana Paula-Diaz Dominguez

Major: Environmental Science

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Chase Duncan

Major: Mechanical Engineering

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Shaddy Elhamad

Major: Computer Science 

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Kyara Gandara

Major: Mechanical Engineering

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Amy Gonzalez

Major: Electrical Engineering 

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Johnathan Guerrero

Major: Mechanical Engineering

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Julio Nunez Garcia

Major: Computer Science 

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Justin Pudiquet

Major: Computer Science

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Fernando Quintana

Major: Computer Science

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Richard Ryan

Major: Physics

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Aj Straight

Major: Computer Science

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Naomi Webb

Major: Aerospace Engineering

San Diego City College

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Alyn Acosta

Major: Chemistry

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Ahmed Ahmed

Major: Electrical Engineering Engineering

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Adrian Alaniz

Major: Civil Engineering

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Andres Cadena Perales

Major: Computer Science 

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Nile Celaya

Major: Electrical Engineering

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Owen Chavira

Major: Electrical Engineering

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Lane Chica

Major: Microbiology 

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Brittany Formath

Major: Aerospace Engineering

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Erica Gaddis

Major: Mechanical Engineering

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Claudia Gonzalez

Major: Computer Science

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Andrea Sabrina Guarin

Major: Civil Engineering

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Adriel Guerrero

Major: Computer Science

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Juan Jose

Major: Biology

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Jordan Kelley

Major: Computer Science

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Jesse Laird

Major: Biochemistry

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Alfredo Maldonado

Major: Biology

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Esteban Naranjo

Major: Computer Science

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Conor Ring

Major: Aerospace Engineering

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Jose Segura Figueroa

Major: Geology

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Grace Viljoen

Major: Biology

Southwestern Community College

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Enrique Acosta

Major: Geology

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Carlos Ivan Akerlundh (STEM Pathways Associate)

Major:  Electrical Engineering

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Jia Lae Barangan

Major: Mechanical Engineering

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Eduardo Bonilla

Major: Mechanical Engineering

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Lance Brown

Major: Mechanical Engineering

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Enrique Campos

Major:  Electrical Engineering

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Roberto Dominguez

Major: Physics

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Cesar Edeza

Major: Biology

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Samir El Atabeh

Major: Biology 

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Hector Estrada

Major: Computer Science 

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Angel Frutos

Major: Mechanical Engineering

Headshot of scholar. Green plants behind scholar. Scholar has medium black length layered hair with bangs split to the side. The bangs are blond highlights. Is smiling with teeth and is wearing soft brown lipstick with lipgloss. Wearing a white button up shirt and a brown shirt is underneath the white shirt. Has long black lashes.

Jianna Gapuz

Major: Computer Science 

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Akira Garcia

Major: Biology 

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Sandra Gil

Major: Biology

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Abril Hernandez

Major: Mechanical Engineering

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Dawn Manrique

Major: Environmental Science

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Gonzalo Morales

Major: Electrical Engineering 
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Daniela Santibanez

Major: Mechanical Engineering 

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Jennifer Severance

Major: Biology

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Melissa Sicairos Bobadilla

Major: Biology

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Isaac Torres

Major: Biology

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Martha Turner

Major: Biochemistry 

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Jennifer Severance

Major: Biology

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Jose Velasquez

Major: Chemistry

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Illiana Villasenor

Major: Mechanical Engineering 
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Omar Zamora

Major: Engineering 

Scholar Accomplishments

Industry Assessment Center Team with 6 people featured. A colorful rainbow background is behind the people. From left to right there is one male, one female, and then 4 other males. The fourth male is holding a white dog. All are wearing black polos and one is wearing a red polo.

Fall 2022: Oliver Casillas and Chase Duncan were hired from their summer research lab with Dr. Joaquin Camacho to work in the Industry Assessment Center (IAC). At the IAC the scholar’s help industries to reduce energy usage and save the company money.

Scholar presents a poster for SACNAS conference in Puerto Rico. Wearing a conference name badge around her neck and a button up black dress shirt and glasses. Dean Roberts stands next to her

Summer 2022: Roxana Nevarez presents her poster for the national SACNAS conference in Puerto Rico. Dean JeffreyT. Roberts from the SDSU College of Sciences stops by to hear the presentation.

Scholar presenting at a Conference stands in front of computer. White name badge around the neck. Black curly hair. Red long sleeve shirt, black skirt, and black lace tights. Gold necklace

Fall 2022: Naomi Webb presents her poster for the American Astronomical Society Conference in Seattle Washington. The research title “Exploring the Epoch of Reionization: Verifying a Capacitive Displacement Sensor for the Ear-Spec on FYST.”

Scholar Naomi Webb stands in front of the Scholarship committee. There are 9 people behind Naomi. She has short braided black hair, a black shirt and skirt with black boots nd a red dress coat. She holds an envelope from the scholarship committee.

Fall 2022: Naomi Webb was awarded the Friends of Downtown scholarship where she received $1000 .

At San Diego City College 3 scholars present at San Diego City College. There are a group of 8 people in the picture. They are all in dress clothes. The President of City College is waring a mask and The Dean of Sciences at City is also present.

Spring 2023: Julio Nunez (far right), Amy Gonzalez (third in from left) and Naomi Webb (fourth in from right) were awarded the Jim Sinegal $250.00 scholarship for presenting at San Diego City College. San Diego City College President, Dr. Ricky Shabazz and Dean Leticia
Lopez were present.

Scholar presents poster at ABRCMS Anaheim. Wearing a great pant suit and wears a conference name badge around their neck

Fall 2022: Amy Gonzalez presents her poster “Control of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) by Body Posture for the ABRCMS Conference in Anaheim, California

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San Diego State University (SDSU) is a part of the California State University (CSU) system. SDSU follows CSU COVID-19 policies and requirements. For more information regarding SDSU and COVID-19 follow this link: https://sacd.sdsu.edu/student-health-services/covid-19