Jose Comi isn’t just a graduate student; he’s also a high school teacher. He’s not just an inventor; he’s also an aspiring surgeon.
The 24-year-old is pursuing a graduate degree in mechanical engineering while teaching chemistry full time at Garey High in Pomona. And he has his sights set on medical school, which he hopes to attend after graduating from Cal Poly Pomona.
Comi has been pushing himself like this since he moved to this country from Guadalajara, Mexico, as a high schooler knowing no one and speaking no English.
“It was a difficult move because I left my friends behind,” he says. “But I broke out of my comfort …
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Cal Poly Pomona, along with Motorola Solutions Foundation, is helping female students excel in the STEM fields through innovative and interactive educational programs.
For two consecutive academic years, Cal Poly Pomona has received grants totaling $45,000 as part of the Innovation Generation Grant program from the Motorola Solutions Foundation, the charitable arm of Motorola Solutions, Inc. The grants helped launch the Wearable Electronics program and the Raspberry Pi program in the College of Engineering. These programs are part of Femineers, a college-wide program that inspires young female students to pursue education and careers in STEM.
The Motorola Solutions Foundation’s Innovation Generation program awards organizations and universities that support STEM …
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