Mini-Grant Success Stories Reedley College’s Motivational Poster Project  seeks equitable, inclusive spaces on campus NOTE: For the past three years, CVHEC Mini-Grants have been awarded to member institutions in support of CVHEC’s mission to increase degree attainment rates. We are highlighting how our member institutions’ innovative uses for the grants are positively impacting students.  More than 70 motivational posters profiling a diverse range of student success stories were produced by the…

Adjunct Faculty Embedded Into Accelerated/Co-Requisite English, Math  Modesto Junior College recently used its Central Valley Higher Education Consortium Mini-Grant to support compliance with California Assembly Bill 705 by funding a faculty mentor program that embedded adjunct faculty into accelerated/co-requisite English and math courses during the Spring 2021 semester, addressing the key elements of persistence; time to degree; and decreasing equity gap. “Modesto Junior College’s use of the grant funds is the epitome of…

CVHEC’s 18th year symbolizes continued strength speaking in a single voice for Central Valley students The Central Valley Higher Education Consortium (CVHEC) turns “college age” this month with its 18th anniversary today, August 5. And despite enduring perhaps its most uncertain year due to the coronavirus pandemic, the consortium of 28 colleges and universities from Kern to San Joaquin County has persevered, providing a support mechanism for the valley’s institution presidents and chancellors. The occasion symbolizes the consortium’s…