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The Making of Me

Terrell D. Lemons

Dec 16, 2021

Terrell, an Ambassador-in-Training at BRDG, writes about how BRDG has improved his academic and professional skills, enhanced his self-confidence, and expanded his professional network.

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Meet Linda Lockwood a BRDG mentor

Linda Lockwood

Oct 15, 2021

Get to know one of our BRDG Mentors, Linda Lockwood, and her experience being a mentor.

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A Mother’s Dream to a Student’s Success

Ruby Galindo

Oct 14, 2021

A first generation college student’s success story.

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Immersive technology and ethics: Ethical dilemmas in vistas not yet fully explored

By Dr. Raman Unnikrishnan

Jun 30, 2021

In February, the BRDG bridge to connect organization sponsored a presentation by Dr. Mike Wesolowski, the CEO of Luxonic Technologies to explore innovative ideas in AR and VR technologies applied to primarily medical education.

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Student Competition Asks How Can We Promote Peace

By Caecilia Gotama

Jun 30, 2021

BRDG bridge to Connect, a nonprofit committed to supporting successful STEM careers for first-in-their family college graduates, recently organized a Peace Essay Contest on “What can we do to promote peace.”

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Diversity Workforce and the Technology Sector

By Melissa Martinez

Jan 2, 2021

Melissa wrote an essay on her view on "Diversity in the Technology Sector" as part of her application to the BRDG program in 2018. She has updated her essays in 2021 to reflect her internship experience. Click her to read more.

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Reflection on "My 2020 at BRDG"

By Lorena Macias

Jan 2, 2021

How does BRDG helped past "Ambassadors-in-Training"? Click to read about Lorena's experience at BRDG.

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Hart

By Keith Thayer

Jan 2, 2021

HART is an acronym that is seen as a simple approach to our often complex life style. Read more to find out why HART is "An acronym for all occasions"

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Meeting the Dean

By Alejandro Rangel and Lorena Macias

Apr 24, 2020

The ambassadors in training were given an usual task. Lorena & Alejandro never thought this task would lead them to meeting the Dean of ECS.

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Climate Change

By Alejandro Rangel

Mar 18, 2020

Is climate change an existential threat to our planet due to its adverse environment effects? Read more to find out.

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Social Media

By Melissa Martinez

Jan 8, 2020

Social media was designed as a place for users to create and share information. Read more to see Melissa's perspective.

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Discovering My Field

By Tina Huynh

Aug 2, 2019

The hardest question a person has to answer is what they wish to devote their entire life towards. Read Tinas story