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2024 Spring Mixer

The mixer took place on May 18 in Rush Park near campus in the form of a potluck. This was a social event to reconnect students with each other, send off the graduates, and welcome the upcoming summer break.

Spring 2024 Student Achievement Spotlights

Several of our students have been accepted into summer programs or taken jobs that will start in Fall. Here are a few highlights.

2024 METRIC Grit Award Celebration

The celebration took place on March 12 at the Games Center in the University Student Union at CSULB. More than 20 people attended the billiard party was in celebration of our METRIC Grit Award winners.

2023 Family and Friends Mixer

The 2023 Family and Friends Holiday Mixer took place on December 8 at the Anatol Center on campus. More than 50 people attended the event including 12 current METRIC scholars, 8 faculty, 9 alumni, and 25 family and friends of program.

2023 Fall Welcome

METRIC students personnel attended the welcome orientation at The Growing Experience Urban Farm in Long Beach. Students and faculty got to connect deeper through a series of outdoor and farming activities.

2023 Spring Mixer

The 2023 Spring Mixer took place on May 4 at the Game Center inside the University Student Union at CSULB. In total, 22 people were in attendance including 11 current METRIC students, six friends of the scholars, and five program personnel.

2022 Family and Friends Mixer

The 2022 Family and Friends Mixer took place on December 9 at the Anatol Center on campus. More than 30 family and friends of the METRIC students joined for a night of celebration and fun.

2022 Team Building at Camp Fire Long Beach

Twelve METRIC students and five program personnel attended the welcome orientation on September 5, 2022, in Camp Fire Long Beach. The students and faculty connected deeper through a series of low-rope team-building activities (group juggling, rocking dock, and dodge ball).

2022 METRIC Graduation

In 2022, six of the students from our first cohort (2019) graduated. The CNSM graduation ceremony took place in Angel's Stadium on Tuesday, May 17. We also said goodbye to Dr. Chuhee Kwon (Physics mentor) who retired at the end of Fall 2021.

Spring 2022 Spotlights

Several of our students have been accepted into programs or have won awards and grants during the spring: Annika Gonzales, Demetria Eves, Jessica Rogado, Cyna Nguyen, and Miontranese Green.

2022 Spring Mixer

The 2022 Spring Mixer took place on April 9 in Rush Park near campus in the form of a potluck. This was a much-needed social event to reconnect students with each other and the weather was just perfect for that.

2021 Holiday Mixer

The 2021 Holiday Mixer took place on December 19 in Dr. Chang's backyard in the form of a potluck. Folks brought their significant others to the party and all five freshly selected scholars were there to join the fun.