Through the Astin program, coordinated through the UCLA Center for Community Learning, UCLA undergraduates, "...conduct yearlong civic engagement research in there filed of interest. Under the guidance of a faculty mentor, student integrate experience gained from work at a community organization with academic scholarship to produce a comprehensive research project."
This year we were very fortunate to have Melissa Pampanin, a senior sociology major, working as an educational coach with us while researching the connection between our students participation in Pathway and the advancement of their educational aspirations.
|Melissa presenting her research findings|
|Poster of Melissa's research|
|Eric, Melissa, & Francisco|
|Melissa with Kathy O'Byrne her mentor and Director of the|
UCLA Center for Community Learning