Monday, September 10, 2018
  Jessica Troupe Jessica Troupe is the community engagement and outreach Academic counselor and Umoja coordinator at the University of California, Riverside (UCR). After transferring from Moreno Valley College, Jessica became very...
Thursday, September 6, 2018
For Immediate Release -- September 5, 2018  El Camino College Alumni Spotlight: Aaron Batiste ECC grad finds success in higher education, participates in White House advisory committee No one succeeds alone. Of the many lessons...
Wednesday, July 25, 2018
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Monday, April 30, 2018
My community college experience was rather much different than most. I first started my community college journey by going to Chaffey Community College in Rancho Cucamonga in the summer of 2008, just after I graduated from Damien High School. After...
Thursday, February 1, 2018
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...
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...
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...

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