Agnese Nelms Haury Program in Environment and Social Justice awards challenge grant to A Student’s Journey

News Release Date: 
Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Student’s Journey: From Tribal College to University is a partnership between University of Arizona (UA) Southwest Environmental Health Sciences Center (SWEHSC) and the Tohono O’Odham Community College (TOCC). The co-leads on the project are Marti Lindsey (UA) and Daniel Sestiaga (TOCC).

The program team intends to increase the number of TOCC students entering the UA by systematically developing and testing an assistance model to support Tohono O’odham Community College (TOCC) students to transfer to a university. This project will also connect and coordinate with other efforts at UA to improve the university’s work on Native American student recruitment and retention as prioritized in the university’s new strategic plan.

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Event Date: 
Monday, April 29, 2019 (All day)