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Special Populations Support Grants Workshop

The Special Populations Support Grants Workshop showcased the innovative work of the multiple grant recipients and was held on June 2, 2015 at the ISU Alumni Center in Normal, IL. Agenda English as a Second Language Resource Economically Disadvantaged Resource Single Parents/Displaced Homemakers Resource Nontraditional Career Preparation: Root Causes & Strategies The Why Morning Special… Continue Reading

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Carl Perkins Textbook Lending Program at Sowela Technical Community College

  The Carl Perkins Textbook Lending Program at Sowela Technical Community College in Lake Charles, Louisiana, was established through the Office of Student Support Services to assist students who are unable to purchase textbooks to begin their courses. With the assistance of Carl Perkins funds and a private grant, students can request assistance with borrowing… Continue Reading

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RN Ready Program at Sauk Valley Community College

  The RN Ready program at Sauk Valley Community College in Dixon, Illinois, was geared toward students in the Nursing program who fell into at least one of the following Special Populations: economically disadvantaged, single parents or English language learners. These students had all failed one Nursing class which would set them back and put them at risk of… Continue Reading

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Sauk Valley Community College Career Exploration Day

Area high school juniors and seniors, current SVCC students and community members were invited to participate in Career Exploration Day, Sauk Valley Community College’s 2014 New Look project. This event was designed to accomplish the following goals: •To increase the number of students considering a career in criminal justice, fire science and/or manufacturing (multicraft technology)… Continue Reading

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Paralegal Studies New Look Project

In February of 2014, we hosted the formation of the Student/Alumni Paralegal Organization.  The students requested this organization in the past, and we accommodated their request.  The purpose of the organization was to allow the students to invite speakers for continuing education opportunities and to network amongst each other.  The initial meeting was a huge… Continue Reading

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FY14 New Look Project: Southeastern Illinois College

One of the main barriers that our nursing students face, many of whom are single parents or displaced homemakers, is reliable transportation to and from clinical sites, which are a required instructional component of the nursing program, both LPN and RN.  SIC is located in a rural area, and the college’s district spans a wide… Continue Reading

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Olive-Harvey College FY14 New Look Project

  During the Spring 2014 semester,  Olive -Harvey College developed a Business-CO-OP class that focused on strengthning students soft skills and providing professional opportunities for students to cultivate the skills they acquired. Selected students from that coursed attended an Empowerment Summit at Olive-Harvey College focused on softskill development. Students from the CO-OP course facilatated workshops for students as part… Continue Reading

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Women in Manufacturing

In an effort to increase awareness and interest among women in non-traditional career programs, Waubonsee focused on Women in Manufacturing with the FY 14 New Look Project. The team’s goal was to learn more about women currently enrolled in non-traditional courses and create opportunities for them to hear from and network with female role models… Continue Reading

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FY14 New Look: John Wood Community College

The FY14 JWCC New Look Project served to promote career opportunities for women in agriculture and provided support services to non-traditional and economically disadvantaged postsecondary agriculture students. Activities included the promotion of the 2014 Women Changing the Face of Agriculture Conference as well as the sponsorship of conference speakers and other conference-related networking and career… Continue Reading

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Aha! Process, Inc.

Order books on the topic of Economically Disadvantaged. Bridges Out of Poverty, A Framework for Understanding Poverty, Understanding Learning, the How, the Why, the What, Hidden Rules of Class At Work

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