TRIO - Talent Search

Funding Agency: U.S. Department of Education – TRIO program
Start Date/ End Date: 09/01/2011 – 08/31/2016     Amount Awarded: $1,137,971

The program provides academic, career, and financial counseling to its participants and encourages them to graduate from high school and continue on to and complete their postsecondary education. The program publicizes the availability of financial aid and assists participants with the postsecondary application process.

 


Student Support Services - EDGE

Funding Agency: U.S. Dept. of Education
Start Date/ End Date: 09/1/2015- 08/30/2020     Amount Awarded: $1,192,480

The student support services program provides an increase in retention and graduation rates of eligible students; as well as increases in transfer rate of eligible students from two-year to four-year institutions. In addition the program fosters an institutional climate supportive of the success of low-income and first-generation college students and individuals with disabilities through services such as counseling, advising, tutorial, exposure to cultural events, and mentoring.

 


Student Support Services - STEM

Funding Agency: U.S. Dept. of Education
Start Date/ End Date: 09/1/2015- 08/30/2020     Amount Awarded: $1,100,000

The student support services- STEM program provides an increase in retention and graduation rates of eligible students; as well as an increase in transfer rates of eligible students from two-year to four-year institutions. In addition the program fosters an institutional climate supportive of the success of low-income and first-generation college students and individuals with disabilities through services such as counseling, advising, tutorial, exposure to cultural events, and mentoring.

 


Four Corners STEM Success (FOCUSS), partnership with Fort Lewis College

Funding Agency: National Science Foundation
Start Date/ End Date: 09/01/2011 – 08/31/2015     Amount Awarded: $356,355

The FOCUSS program will increase the number of undergraduate students obtaining degrees in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields by providing targeted interventions to recruit, retain, and graduate students at both institutions.

 


Promoting Native American Student Academic Advancement through Completion of Gateway Math and Science Courses

Funding Agency: U.S. Department of Education – Title III – Native American Serving Non-tribal Institutions
Start Date/ End Date: 10/01/2010 – 09/30/2015     Amount Awarded: $2,285,875 
                                                                                                        $127,325 supplemental In FY 12-13
                                                                                                        $128,300 supplemental In FY 13-14
                                                                                                        $136,775 supplemental In FY 14-15 

The grant integrates three components: (1) helps students transition into college through successful dual enrollment credits, (2) provides new students with a two-week summer bridge and more extensive summer academy dedicated to math and science skill-building, academic progress and relationship building for student success, (3) provides students with support-rich learning course sections to enhance successful student completion of gateway courses in math and science that lead to high wage careers in science, health care and related fields.

 


Accelerating AA/AS Degree and Certificate Completion for Native American Students

Funding Agency: U.S. Department of Education – Title III F– Native American Serving Non-tribal Institutions
Start Date/ End Date: 10/01/2011 – 09/30/2016     Amount Awarded: $2,023,794
                                                                                                        $10,635 supplemental In FY 12-13                                                                                                                    $16,040 supplemental In FY 13-14

This program is dedicated to two primary components. Component one includes (a) building partnerships with Native American serving four-year institutions, (b) enhancing interactive electronic student resources, (c) creating a technology readiness assessment and remediation program, (d) developing alternative delivery formats, and (e) professional development for faculty. Component two includes (a) empowering data-based decision making, (b) collecting extensive qualitative and quantitative data to improve Native American student success, and (c) conducting a pilot research project: retention assessment.

 


Adult Basic Education (ABE) program

Funding Agency: NM Higher Education Department
Start Date/ End Date:07/01/2014 – 06/30/2015     Amount Awarded: $411,528

The program ABE provides adults with opportunities including: (1) learning basic literacy skills, (2) obtaining a GED, (3) enrolling in post-secondary education programs and (4) Learning English as a second language (ESL) and Civics.

 


ENgaging LAtino Communities for Education (ENLACE)

University of New Mexico
Start Date/ End Date: 07/01/2014 – 06/30/2015     Amount Awarded: $200,000

ENLACE strengthens existing partnerships and creates coalitions among k-12 school districts, communities, businesses and others who are committed to increasing opportunities for underserved students. 

 


Carl D. Perkins

Funding Agency: NM Public Education Department 
Start Date/ End Date: 07/01/2015 – 06/30/2016     Amount Awarded: $307,731

The grant supports Schools of Health Sciences, Business, and Trades and Technology. By providing funding for staff, supplies and equipment.

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NM INBRE

Funding Agency: New Mexico State University
Start Date/ End Date: 05/01/2014 – 02/28/2017     Amount Awarded: $70,000

The grant focusses on three components: 1) enhances the research capacity of institutions through collaborative partnerships, the development of areas of potential research, staff development, and access to research resources, so they can participate more fully in the competition for NIH awards and 2) provides undergraduate faculty and students with research support to serve as “pipeline” to health research careers and to provide hands-on research experience to students at undergraduate institutions, community colleges, and TCUs.

 


Center for Working Families

Funding Agency: Kellogg Foundation 
Start Date/ End Date: 01/1/2015- 12/31/2018     Amount Awarded: $650,000

The  SJC Center for Working Families will use a campus-wide approach to offer multiple levels of  training to provide a full scale of support and resources to students. Employing the CNM Coaching,  Bridges and College Achievement Alliance models, the trainings will be conducted  by faculty  champions, achievement coaches and navigators. The SJC CWF model is designed to support the expected  growth of the program, as well as ensure that students and staff members have  direct access when seeking services on the campus and in the community.

 


SUN PATH

Funding Agency: DOL-TAACCCT
State Date/ End Date:
10/1/2014- 09/30/2018     Amount Awarded: $1,366,921

The SUN PATH grant will focus on three priorities, which include: (1) expand and improve the delivery of healthcare career pathways; (2) increase attainment of degrees, certifications, and industry recognized credentials; (3) align education and workforce systems resulting in improved employment outcomes. The project will build on activities developed in the TAACCCT round 1 funded Skill UP Network (SUN) by expanding I-BEST, utilizing the online course sharing network, implementing credit for prior learning policies and procedures, and expanding on the IT curriculum. Additional strategies include implementing industry recognized credentials that are stacked and latticed.