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Monthly Archives: December 2014

Women in Non-Traditional Occupations Program at St. Phillips College

  The Women in Non-Traditional Occupations (WINTO) program at St. Phillips College in San Antonio, Texas, provides a variety of services and activities for students enrolled in programs nontraditional for their gender in an effort to inform, recruit and help students succeed as they work toward their nontraditional career goal.  The program provides opportunities to… Continue Reading

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Call Me MISTER Program at Midlands College

  Midlands Technical College’s (MTC) Call Me MISTER project in Columbia, South Carolina, seeks to recruit, train and assist in the certification of Black males who are interested in becoming elementary school teachers in South Carolina’s public schools. The project prepares students for the first two years of a teacher education training program. Upon completion… Continue Reading

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Puente Program at Los Angeles Valley College

  In the Puente Program at Los Angeles Valley College, students take English 28 and English 101 consecutively as a cohort. These classes are taught by the same instructor who is especially is interested in Latino issues and culture. Students develop their writing skills in a supportive and stimulating environment while exploring the Mexican American/… Continue Reading

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Support and Empowerment Program at McLennan Community College

  The Support and Empowerment Program (SEP) at McLennan Community College in Waco, Texas, began in 1979 as a community service of the Junior League of Waco, Inc. Since that time the program has helped more than 7,000 students discover within themselves the strength to begin a new life. The Mission of the Support and… Continue Reading

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Project STRIDE at Manchester Community College

  Project STRIDE is for single parents, single pregnant women and displaced homemakers who are matriculated at Manchester Community College in Manchester, New Hampshire. It is funded though the Carl Perkins Federal grant and provides student support as well as financial support through support groups and workshops for qualifying students in select majors. Any single parent… Continue Reading

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New Beginnings at Northeast Community College

  New Beginnings is a unique program at Northeast Community College in Norfolk, Nebraska, that prepares and supports individuals enrolled in a non-traditional program of study for their gender, as well as single parents and displaced homemakers, to achieve their education, training and career goals. Students of both genders need expanded job options. Gender and… Continue Reading

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ESLTP Manual

The Illinois Community College Board has designated funds for the ESLTP to enhance potential success and to better prepare youth to meet the demands of the workforce while assisting them in movement along a career pathway and into community college education.  In order to accomplish these goals, the ESLTP activities must be coordinated with the… Continue Reading

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Metropolitan College at Jefferson Community and Technical College

  Metropolitan College is a joint education-workforce-economic development initiative among the Jefferson Community and Technical College (JCTC) in Louisville, the University of Louisville, Louisville Metro and State of Kentucky governments, and the region’s largest employer, UPS.  Acknowledged by the U.S. Department of Labor for best practices in innovative solutions to workforce development, Metropolitan College and… Continue Reading

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Building Bridges to Success at Galveston College

  Building Bridges to Success (BBS) at Galveston College in Galveston, Texas, is a Student Support Services program funded by the U.S. Department of Education that provides intensive academic and student support services to currently enrolled first generation, low-income, or disabled students. Program objectives include: to increase retention rates, to increase course completion rates, to increase… Continue Reading

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Extended Opportunity Programs and Services at Sierra College

  Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS) at Sierra College in Rocklin, California, is a college success, counseling support program for low income and educationally disadvantaged students. EOPS makes available to all qualified students a program of academic support by providing academic, career and personal counseling, instruction and referrals for tutoring as needed to ensure college success…. Continue Reading

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