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Science Programs

In the science and math areas Glendale College offers:

  • Transfer programs in all the major fields of science, mathematics, and engineering
  • Transfer agreements with all the UCs and CSUs, and with USC, as well as with most other private colleges and universities in the region 
  • A large Scholars program with a prestigious Science Academy for transfer students in science and math 
  • An internship program for its engineering students 
  • Small-group collaborative learning workshops in many of its classes 
  • A multi-faceted outreach program for surrounding K-12 schools

Science Center programs for K-12 teachers and students

The Center offers one of the most comprehensive math-science outreach programs in the state of California, in order to join with K-12 teachers in better preparing their students for high-demand careers in the scientific areas.

For Teachers

• Math collaborative for high school math teachers

For Students

• Planetarium visits for K-12 classes
• Science workshops for elementary school classes

Science Center programs for the community

• Planetarium presentations for youth groups and local civic organizations
• "Evening With the Stars” planetarium shows and sky viewing
• Private events by special arrangement

Who to contact at the Science Center:

By phone, at 818-240-1000:

Science Center Director: Dr. Jean Lecuyer (ext. 5358)
Biology: Dr. Keith Conover, division chair (ext. 5365)
Mathematics: Elizabeth Russell, division chair (ext. 5797)
Physical Sciences: Sevada Chamras, division chair (ext. 5630)
Planetarium: Jennifer Krestow (ext. 5356)
Planetarium visits: Joy Hinkley (ext. 5197)
Chemistry lab: Dan Edgar (ext. 5388)
Anthropology: Eric Johnston (ext. 5464)
Geography: Mike Reed (ext. 5460)
Psychology: Dr. Jessica Gillooly (ext. 5471)
Collaborative Learning Program: Nancy Yaldizian (ext. 5357)
Math Collaborative: Yvette Hassakoursian (ext. 3130) or Narineh Frankian(ext. 3947)                  Scholars Program: Michael Harnett (ext. 5699)
All other outreach programs: Dr. Lecuyer (ext. 5358)

By mail: Glendale Community College Science Center
1500 N. Verdugo Rd
Glendale CA 91208

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