Emmitt JollyEmmitt Jolly, assistant professor of biology, was the keynote speaker at the Mathematics Engineering Science Achievement (MESA) graduation program. MESA is an academic preparation program for pre-college, community college and university-level students in California.

The fifth annual science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) graduation ceremony was held for students transferring to four-year universities from City College of San Francisco.

Jolly was chosen to speak to the STEM scholars due to his reputation as a motivational speaker and scientist.

The graduation was held at City College of San Francisco.