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Welcome to AHC C6 LSAMP

CALIFORNIA CENTRAL COAST COMMUNITY COLLEGES COLLABORATIVE (C6)LOUIS STOKES ALLIANCES FOR MINORITY PARTICIPATION (LSAMP)

C6 is an alliance of eight California Community Colleges: Allan Hancock, Cabrillo, Cuesta, Monterey Peninsula, Moorpark, Oxnard, Santa Barbara City, and Ventura Colleges. C6 is the first group of California community colleges to win a National Science Foundation Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation (NSF/LSAMP) grant. NSF/LSAMP is a program that was created specifically for students who have been historically underrepresented in STEM.

Named in honor of Louis Stokes, the first African American congressional representative from Ohio, LSAMP’s purpose is to increase opportunities for students from underrepresented communities to pursue STEM degrees and careers. LSAMP does this by providing students with access to financial, academic and career support. 
For more information on the C6 Alliance visit https://www.hancockcollege.edu/lsamp/.

AHC C6 LSAMP is a support system for historically underrepresented STEM students attending Allan Hancock College. By leveraging STEM resources throughout the network of the eight colleges and contributing our own to the students throughout the central coast, AHC is able to provide extended resources for its students including:

  • Research Opportunities

  • Internship Networks

  • Scholarship Resources

  • Skill Development Courses and Experiences

  • Industry and Alum Mentorship

  • Academic Support Systems such as Embedded Tutoring in STEM courses

  • Competitions

  • Service Opportunities

  • Remote Workshop Offerings

AHC students interested in engaging in resources provided through the Alliance and at AHC are encouraged to complete a Student Interest Form available at https://www.hancockcollege.edu/lsamp/form.php.

C6 AHC Staff

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Christine has been a counselor at Allan Hancock College since 1996. The first 13 years of her career, she was the University Transfer Center Counselor/Coordinator where she coordinated university transfer services for the college and served as the lead transfer counselor, serving AHC’s transfer-directed student population. Since 2009, she has served as the Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement (MESA) Program Counselor/Coordinator in which she serves as the lead counselor for MESA and STEM students and coordinate the college’s MESA program and grant funding. Christine holds a bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Business from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo and a master’s degree in education, counseling and guidance from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. She truly enjoys supporting student success among the student body of Allan Hancock College.

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Angelica has been a part-time counselor at Allan Hancock College since 2015. She has been serving as a MESA/STEM Counselor in the MESA/STEM Academic Success Center. Prior to beginning her career as a Counselor, she interned with the STEM and MESA Programs as a Career Mentor and Counseling Intern.

Angelica provides academic counseling to students, she facilities various workshops for our MESA/STEM students and coordinates our E5- Females in Engineering Program. She has developed a strong commitment and passion to supporting students succeed academically and go onto the 4-year university.

Angelica is a first-generation Hancock Alumni. She transferred to California State University, Northridge and earned a Bachelor degree in Sociology. She also holds a Master Degree in Education, Counseling and Guidance from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. During her free time, Angelica enjoys spending time with her family, visiting beaches, and hiking our local trails.

C6 Affiliated Professors & Embedded Tutors

Ashley Wise, biology professor
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Noah Ortiz, embedded tutor for BIOL 150

Chris Eachus, math professor
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Julian Rojas, embedded tutor for MATH 182/183

Laurene Lee, math professor
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Julian Rojas, embedded tutor for MATH 182/183

Jim Houlis, chemistry professor
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Julia Zimsen, embedded tutor for CHEM 150

Seat Gottlieb, chemistry professor
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Liliana Buenrostro, embedded tutor for CHEM 151

Linda Metaxas, physics professor
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Paul Motter, embedded tutor for PHYS 110

Nathan Piacentini, embedded tutor for PHYS 110
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Brian Youngblood, physics professor
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Kevin Salazar Flores, embedded tutor for PHYS 162

Robert Jorstad, physics professor
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Diego Caceres Ceballos, embedded tutor for PHYS 161

Juan Moreno Ayala, embedded tutor for PHYS 161
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