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Student Development in the Title V Grant

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Our Student Development Faculty Coordinator

2020-2024
Diana Felix, M.S.
Counselor
(TRIO Programs)

(Contact: HSIEquipo@mtsac.edu

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Student Ambassadors & Projects

Accessibility/Disability Services, Visible/Invisible Abilities, LatinX Professional Development Institute (Summers): Graciella Padilla, Hugo Fulcheri (President, A.S.)
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H.S.I. (Hispanic Serving Institutions) Identity,LatinX Professional Development Institute (Summers):

Rudy Castaneda, Danielle Gonzalez, Arlene Reyes
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Increase Faculty of Color/Lack of Faculty of Color, LatinX Professional Development Institute (Summers):

Estefania Sanchez, Crystal Chavira-Orduñez

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Student-Led Equity Conference 

By students, for students, this is an annual conference on campus designed by the Title V Student Ambassadors.

Students will come away ready to get involved and be active in:

  • Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Social Justice, and Anti-Racism (DEISA) work at Mt. SAC
  • Student advocacy and Ethnic Studies at Mt. SAC (and in their communities)
  • Self-confidence and cultural identity
  • Support programs and services
  • Peer mentoring

2019-2024 Grant Goal:  Enhance students’ cultural awareness, personal development, and leadership skills. Grant Objective:
By September 2024, 80% of students participating in grant-sponsored personal and leadership development activities will self-report an enhanced sense of identity and confidence in their ability to achieve their educational goals.

Title V Student Development Project Goals:

  • Help students become stronger leaders and allies to the Latinx community
  • Empower students to create a more accepting, equitable environment, and preparing them to work effectively in a diverse workplace.
  • Explore the history and roots of the Latinx community.
  • Experiential workshops and discussions will focus on four areas for learning: Raise awareness, increase knowledge, develop skills, plan for social action.
    • Host a Latinx Professional Development Institute Annually
    • Host a student-led Conference on Equity (Open to all students)

Grant Objective:
Objective 7: By September 2024, 80% of students participating in grant-sponsored personal and leadership development activities will self-report an enhanced sense of identity and confidence in their ability to achieve their educational goals.
Campus Partnerships:
El Centro (Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mtsac_elcentro/)
Rising Scholars (Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mtsac_risingscholars/)
MEChA: (Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mechademtsac/)
IDEAS: (Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mtsacideas/