Pandemic or Not, the Base 11 Internships Push On

Pandemic or Not, the Base 11 Internships Push On

By Jade Kim, Student Success Specialist The 2019/2020 Base 11 Academic Year Internship was about halfway through its course when the COVID-19 pandemic forced academic institutions all over to close down their campuses in the name of student, faculty and staff safety....

Base 11’s Statement on Racism in America

Base 11’s Statement on Racism in America

The Base 11 team, and our extended family, are heartbroken and outraged by the tragic, dehumanizing death of George Floyd. The horrific video brings to light that the knee of injustice is still pressing down on the necks of African Americans and cutting off their air...

High School Students Gain Hands-on STEM Experiences with Base 11

High School Students Gain Hands-on STEM Experiences with Base 11

Students Build and Test Mars Rovers Inspired by a NASA Challenge By Christine Byrd, Communications Director This spring, a group of 30 high school students from Long Beach used the Base 11 Innovation Center in Compton, California to build and test their own Mars...

Base 11 Student of the Month: Jamie Alvarez

Base 11 Student of the Month: Jamie Alvarez

By Jade Kim, Student Success Specialist With the progression of aerospace technology and the bold efforts of individuals like Elon Musk, becoming a space-faring society seems increasingly possible. Compton College mechanical engineering student and Base 11 intern...

South Mountain Community College Accelerates Students on Path to STEM

South Mountain Community College Accelerates Students on Path to STEM

By Christine Byrd, Communications Director When Soyasha Pandey came to Phoenix from Nepal she had never operated engineering equipment such as laser cutters, bandsaws or 3D printers. Less than two years after starting at South Mountain Community College (SMCC), and...

Base 11 Victory Circle Student of the Month: Danny Yos

Base 11 Victory Circle Student of the Month: Danny Yos

By Jade Kim, Student Success Specialist at Base 11. As many students will come to find out during their academic careers, what they do beyond the classroom can oftentimes be just as -- if not more — important than what they do inside the classroom. Base 11 Victory...