Yanet Garcia

(STEM)2 Program Director
(714) 484-7149
Office Hours: Mon. - Thurs. 10:00- 5:00 PM
Location: Fine Arts, Room 136


I am a first generation college graduate and a product of the community college system.  I earned a bachelor’s degree in communications from Cal Poly Pomona and a master’s in counseling from CSU San Bernardino.  Previously, I worked in Admissions & Outreach at Cal Poly Pomona and served as a counselor for the STEM Grant Initiative in partnership with Riverside City College.

Rosa Mejia

(STEM)2 Program Coordinator
(714) 484-7147
Office Hours: Mon. 8:00-4:30 PM, Tues. 8:00-4:30 PM, Wed. 8:30-5:00 PM, Thurs. 8:00-4:30 PM, Fri. 8:00-4:30 pm
Location: Fine Arts, Room 136


I am a first-generation college student and I am dedicated in helping students achieve his or her academic goals. I earned a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Social Behavior from UC Irvine and a master’s in educational counseling from the University of Southern California. I worked at Santa Ana College for the Center for Teacher Education and ENGAGE in STEM program. I previously worked in outreach with the USC Trio program where I advised high school students on the UC, CSU, and private school admissions, financial aid, and test preparation.


Catherine Aburto

(STEM)2 Administrative Assistant
Office Hours: Mon. -Fri. 9:00-2:00 PM
Location: Fine Arts, Room 136


I am a Cypress College STEM Program Alumni and a recent graduate from CSU Fullerton. I earned my Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, and I am now completing my Multi-Subject Teaching Credential at CSU Long Beach. I currently teach an after-school STEAM class for 3rd – 5th graders. My ultimate goal is to become an upper grade elementary teacher with a major emphasis on STEM Education!