Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Angelo Hopson, a transfer student from San Bernardino Valley College, was honored at the Thurgood Marshall Scholarship Fund Gala in Washington, D.C. on October 29, 2018. Hopson received an all-expenses-paid trip to attend the event. He is...
Friday, November 16, 2018
By Neal Morton, Seattle Times staff reporter Four years ago, a group of faculty and staff members at Highline College took an exploratory trip to the San Francisco Bay Area. Their mission: Find some way to help more black students...
Monday, October 22, 2018
Umoja remembers the dedication of Vice Chancellor Linda Michalowski. Linda was instrumental in securing the first grant for Umoja. Her work was not in vain. We salute her life and legacy. CLICK HERE to view a tribute, developed by Judy Mays.
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Call for Nominations: Umoja Community Education Foundation Board of Directors The Board of Directors for the Umoja Community Education Foundation is seeking individuals to serve on its board.  Umoja is a community and a consortium of...
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...

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