Mesa Journeys

 

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Room: Room I4-309 (3rd floor)
Phone: 619-388-2706
Fax: 619-388-2464

Office Hours
M-Th: 8:00am - 6:00pm
F: 8:00am - 3:00pm
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Karen Geida
CARE/Rising Scholars Counselor Coordinator
Kgeida@sdccd.edu

Ava Gill
Adjunct Counselor
Agill@sdccd.edu

Malik Shabazz
Project Assistant
Mshabazz@sdccd.edu

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Rising Scholars

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ATTENTION TO ALL STUDENTS:
Due to the current situation with COVID-19, our department will continue to serve our students remotely.  All district campuses and facilities are closed physically to the public, until further notice.  For status updates, please visit the San Diego Mesa College website for more information and updates at https://sdmesa.edu

EOPS counselors and staff are still available to serve you and will be working remotely during this time.

For assistance, our operating department phone/email hours will be
Monday - Thursday from 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. and Fridays from 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. 

For questions after hours of operation, please email us at mesaeops@sdccd.edu and we will respond within 1-2 business days. Please be ready with your Mesa College ID number so we can better assist you.

HOW TO CONTACT US: 

To learn more about Rising Scholars at Mesa College, contact us at:
Karen Geida, Counselor Coordinator, Kgeida@sdccd.edu
Ava Gill, Adjunct Counselor, Agill@sdccd.edu
Malik Shabazz, Project Assistant, Mshabazz@sdccd.edu
 
Google Voice Phone Number: (858) 255-4311
Email: mesarisingscholars@sdccd.edu
 
 

What is Rising Scholars?

Rising Scholars (formerly Project Restart) is a program committed to support students who have been impacted by incarceration.


WHAT are Rising Scholars Services?

  • Academic/Personal and Career Counseling.
  • Student-centered workshops
  • Referrals to on and off-campus resources. 
  • Advocacy for students
  • School supplies and bookstore cards (based on available funding)
  • Safe and welcoming personalized support

What are rising Scholars Requirements?

  • Be enrolled at San Diego Mesa College.
  • Identify as a student who has been affected by incarceration.

How to apply to Rising Scholars

                                  Please click the button below to apply now

APPLY TO RISING SCHOLARS           

To learn more about Rising Scholars at Mesa College, contact us at:
Karen Geida, Counselor Coordinator, Kgeida@sdccd.edu
Ava Gill, Adjunct Counselor, Agill@sdccd.edu
Malik Shabazz, Project Assistant, Mshabazz@sdccd.edu
 
Google Voice Phone Number: (858) 255-4311
Email: mesarisingscholars@sdccd.edu

OTHER RESOURCES

  • San Diego Clean Slate Clinic is a volunteer-driven and community-based organization that provides free post-conviction legal assistance to individuals who continue to be affected by the criminal justice system.
  • 2-1-1 is a free and confidential service that helps people across the U.S. and in many parts of Canada find local resources they need. It is a 24 hours a day, seven days a week hub of information. 

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

Open House 2021