Tuesday, November 14, 2017
By Nicole Freeling, UC Newsroom 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...
Thursday, July 13, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tom de Wit and Dr. Donna Colondres, The Umoja Community, Co-Directors (916) 661-6455 and info@umojacommunity.org UMOJA COMMUNITY RECEIVES FUNDING FROM STATE OF CALIFORNIA FOR $2.5 MILLION Sacramento, California...
Thursday, November 24, 2016
Pictured in Photo from left to right 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,...
Thursday, June 16, 2016
2016 SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION AND CRITERIA Several scholarships will be available to Umoja Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Majors to participate in a four-day trip to New Orleans, Louisiana to take part in: Interacting with...
Thursday, December 31, 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...
Wednesday, April 8, 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...
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...