FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 6/4/96
Jacques Bordeaux or
Irene Paleyo at (323) 343-5173
California State University, Los Angeles
On Saturday, June 15th, over 100 seventh and eighth grade
graduates of the Residential Intensive Math and Science Academy
(RIMSA) will be brought together to share in outdoor math
and science lab experiments supervised by Cal State L.A. faculty.
This event is part of a continuing program sponsored by the CSLA
ACCESS Center to provide economically disadvantaged middle school
students with the academic foundation and enthusiasm they need
to succeed in both high school and college.
Because of the ACCESS Center's success in improving the educational
performance and opportunities of these students, Councilwomen
Rita Walters and other city representatives will be present
to observe the activities and interact with the students and their
The festivities will begin on the CSLA campus at 9:00 AM
with alternating math and science activities and will end at 4:30
PM with the presentation of certificates of achievement to
For more information, call: Jacques Bordeaux, Technical
Director for the ACCESS Center at CSLA, or Irene Paleyo, Program
Coordinator, at (323) 343-5173.