The Cultivamos Excelencia
Undergraduate Research Program provides San Jose City College (SJCC) students
with the opportunity to engage in university-level research under the guidance
of San Jose City College and UC Santa Cruz (UCSC) faculty, and mentorship
from a UCSC graduate student. San Jose City College students will work with
their mentor to develop their own research with implications for the Latinx Community.
2020 Cultivamos Excelencia Research Institute & Symposium
The Cultivamos Excelencia Research Institute is a 4-day research experience created to prepare San Jose City College scholars for transfer and research engagement at a research one institution such as UCSC. The 2020 Research Institue will take place virtually beginning May 26th through May 29th.
Goal: Through virtual seminars, roundtables, and workshops, scholars will develop skills and knowledge to present their research at the annual Cultivamos Excelencia Research Symposium on Friday May 29, 2020. All sessions will be facilitated by experienced staff, researchers, and graduate students.
FALL 2019 SCHEDULE
TTH 10:45AM - 12:05PM
SPRING 2020 WORKSHOPS
Disclaimer: The English SI workshops are for Cultivamos Excelencia Scholars only.
Have a genuine interest in university transfer (interest in transferring to UCSC is not required)
Eligible to take English 1A in the Fall
Conduct research in any discipline with implications for the Latinx community
Work with UCSC graduate student mentor
Applicants must be available during the Fall and Spring semester to take two courses. Course titles are still to be confirmed.
Attend program enrichment activities:
Welcome Reception Dinner for Scholars & Families
McHenry Library Exploration
Field trips to UC Santa Cruz
Research Institute & Summer Symposium
What are the benefits?
Take linked classes in a learning community
Free textbooks for all CE courses & iPad rental
Perform and present on your own research project
Receive guidance from SJCC & UCSC Faculty and a Graduate Student
Personalized academic counseling from SJCC and UCSC transfer counselors
What kind of research will I be doing?
Student research topics