Six IVC grads rewarded with UCSD scholarships

UCSD Chancellor Pradeep Khosla recognizes students from the Imperial Valley on their admission to UC San Diego during an IVC/UCSD Community Reception on Wednesday afternoon at IVC. FERNANDO ACOSTA JR. PHOTO

Imperial Valley College graduate Kathia Marlenne Cortez has simple advice for students who are intimidated by the coursework required for careers in the sciences and mathematics.

“Do not be discouraged from the STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) field,” she said. “At IVC it’s hard. There aren’t many classes,” she added.

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