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Umoja Program Scholars at Solano Community College is open to all students and is specifically designed to increase the retention, success, graduation, and transfer rates of students of African ancestry.
With emphasis on topics relevant to the African-American experience, the curriculum focuses on improving reading, writing, self-discipline, and critical thinking skills. Program counselors also provide assistance with personal issues that often hinder students from succeeding in an educational environment.
Umoja Program Scholars program staff are "intentional and deliberate" in providing students with a variety of tools and resources which help them in achieving their goals. Instructors, counselors, and program staff also use community building strategies to enhance learning potential.