A collaboration between UMKC School of Nursing and MCC-Penn Valley Department of Nursing to enhance academic success of disadvantaged students at both institutions in two distinct ways: 1) the development of cross-cultural faculty experiences leading to identifying and integrating teaching strategies for supporting disadvantaged students both in and out of the classroom and the infusion of culturally relevant content into the curriculum; 2) the provision of financial support to disadvantaged students. $147,882. Healthcare Foundation of Greater Kansas City/REACH Healthcare Foundation. October 1, 2007 – December 31, 2008.
MCC – Penn Valley
To expand, strengthen and improve efficiency and effectiveness of student learning support programs, services that demonstrate abilities to increase academic success, student development services and increase academic success and retention of students. Not funded. U.S. Department of Education.
Funding for a program to improve academic achievement of academically low-achieving Latino 9th-12th grade students through implementation of a comprehensive Supplemental Instruction program integrated into Alta Vista’s core curriculum in partnership with the Guadalupe Center, Inc. $312,137.00. U.S. Department of Education. October 2004 – September 2005.
Assist low-income students with their child care needs. $80,456. U.S. Department of Education. October 1, 2001 – September 30, 2004.
Purpose of project is to help people become comfortable with today’s technology and to enhance the quality of their lives on a personal and professional level. Not funded. U.S. Department of Education.