Tuesday, November 14, 2017
UC Riverside transfer student Latasha Murray went back to school as a 33-year-old mother of four, with the hopes of ultimately going on to medical school. She’s thriving as a university student, but acknowledges that the transition from work to...
Thursday, July 13, 2017
Sacramento, California. July 13, 2017– The Umoja Community is pleased to announce it has received $2.5 million ongoing funding from the California State government. These funds will support the growth and development of the organization. The...
Monday, April 11, 2016
The Umoja Community Education Foundation was honored with a leadership award at the Annual A2MEND conference held on Thursday, March 3rd at the Los Angeles Airport Hilton Hotel.  Dr. Teresa Aldredge, Acting Executive Director, accepted the...
Friday, October 30, 2015
Clarnetta Madden’s original objective was to obtain her Associate Degree (AA-T) and transfer to a California State University for the fall 2015 semester.  However, in March, her professor at Norco College, Raul Madrid, informed the class about...
Saturday, May 23, 2015
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Demonstrating its firm resolve to improve the completion rates of underrepresented California community college students, the Board of Governors this week approved a $1 million contract to expand the services offered by the...
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
The Umoja Community is proud to announce that Dieudonne Brou has been selected to receive the 2015 Transfer Scholarship in the amount of $1,000.  Dieudonne, an Umoja program participant at Diablo Valley College, will be transferring to the...
Friday, November 21, 2014
Rancho Mirage, Calif. — In recognition of the “ambitious and unstinting” efforts of three California community college programs toward fostering student success and equity, Chancellor Brice W. Harris presented the Student Success Award at a...
Thursday, October 31, 2013
Three outstanding students were awarded scholarships for the 2013-14 academic year to the following four-year universities: Jalessa Cruse (El Camino College) – University of Nevada, Las Vegas Danielle Beckham (American River...