Grant News

 

  • Congratulations to Santa Ana College and Santiago Canyon College on their selection fo Basic Skills Students Outcomes Transformation grant awards!  The BS-SOT grants will enable the colleges and continuing education centers to make signicant impact to improve student progress through and completion of basic skills development programs leading to increased completion of certificates and degrees and the transition of non-credit students to credit programs.

 

  • Congratulations to Santiago Canyon College on being awarded an S-STEM grant from the National Science Foundation for the SCC STEM Scholars Academy project. Through the S-STEM grant over $500,000 in scholarships will be awarded to underrepresented STEM majors to support completion and transfer. (4/16/15)

 

  • Congratulations to the Santa Ana College Child Development Center, which has been awarded a Child Care Access Means Parents in School (CCAMPIS) grant from the Department of Education. This grant award is $132,827 per year for four years to provide additional child care spaces for low-income parents enrolled at the college.

 

  • RSCCD has been awarded the Deputy Sector Navigator (DSN) grants for the Orange County region for the Information Communications Technology/Digital Media, Global Trade, Small Business, and Retail/Hospitality/Tourism sectors. These programs will provide assistance to the community college Career Technical Education programs in our region by connecting them with business and industry, providing updated regional labor market data, facilitating faculty collaboration to improve alignment across the region, and provide in-region investments to target sector development objectives identified through strategic planning of the DSNs and the colleges. 

 

  • The The Small Business Development Center has been awarded $100,000 from Union Bank to provide one-to-one consulting and loan packaging services to existing small businesses with the potential to grow and to add/retain jobs. (04/16/13)

 

  • RSCCD has been awarded the Los Angeles/Orange County Regional Consortium grant by the California Community College Chancellor's Office to work with regional colleges and other educational, workforce and economic development leaders, as well as business and industry stakeholders, to implement the Doing What Matters framework in the region to improve alignment between employers and community college programs to address regional workforce needs and to increase students' preparation for and success in their chosen careers. (4/16/13)

 

  • RSCCD's proposed Information Communications Technology (ICT)/Digital Media Sector Navigator, Mr. Stephen (Steve) Wright, has been selected by the California Community College Chancellor's Office to serve as key talent in implementing the Doing What Matters framework for the ICT/Digital Media Sector throughout the state by providing colleges with up-to-date information on workforce and industry trends, supporting the colleges to improve alignment with business and employers, connecting business and employers to college programs and services, and supporting alignment of ICT/Digital Media programs in and between regions and with four-year college and university programs. (4/16/13)

 

  • Santiago Canyon College's Title III/V Eligibility and Match Waiver application was approved. (04/16/13)

 

  • The Title III/V Eligibility application has been released for 2013, and is due January 30th.  An application will be submitted for each college, as approved eligibility is required to apply for Title V grants, as well as to receive a match waiver for federal student aid funds.  (11/28/12)

 

  • Congratulations to Child Development for their new award from the Orange County Children and Families Commission to support EduPlay, a fee-based program to provide quality child care during school vacation sessions to address the community's need for child care when school is out. (11/28/12)

 

  • Congratulations to Santiago Canyon College for their new Student Mental Health Program grant award from the Foundation for California Community Colleges!  This is a two-year grant award of  to improve the capacity of the college to promote and effectively support mental health and wellness on campus through professional development, development of a psychology internship program, establishment of an Active Minds Chapter, and a campaign to promote mental health and wellness by reducing a sense of stigma, fostering open conversation and implementing stress reduction and coping strategies. (10/25/12)

 

  • Congratulations to Santa Ana College for their new Veterans Upward Bound (VUB) grant award from the U. S. Department of Education! This is a five-year award for SAC to provide academic and support services to 125 veterans each year, in order to prepare them to enroll in post-secondary education and persist to complete a certificate or degree and obtain employment. Services that will be provided include assessment, career exploration, academic planning, veterans educational benefits advisement, referral to veterans support services,  psychologist, academic and professional skills development, and assistance with college, financial aid, and scholarship applications. (10/25/12)

 

  • Congratulations to Santiago Canyon College for their new Upward Bound Math Science (UBMS) grant award from the U. S. Department of Education! This is a five-year award for SCC to provide a constellation of support and academic services to low-income and potential first-generation college students at El Modena High School and Orange High School in the Orange Unified School District, in order to assist under-represented and disadvantaged students to effectively prepare for and enroll in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) degree programs, and persist to complete a degree.  Services that will be provided include comprehensive assessment, college and career advisement, financial literacy workshops, intensive monitoring of student progress and success, tailored instruction, tutoring, mentors, field trips, hands-on project-based learning at SCC on Saturdays, and a summer program at SCC including a one-week residential experience at a local college or university. (10/25/12)