Avanzando Through College

Avanzando Through College is a learning community that is open to Latinx (Latino/Hispanic) first-year, second year and transfer students. The year-long program starts in fall semester as a 10-week course fulfilling the New Student Experience requirement for two-credits.  During spring semester, students will participate in special events, peer mentoring, and academic support.

 

Avanzando Through College has three goals:

  1. Help new students identify student services
  2. Improve academic performance
  3. Graduate

 

Course Content

This course uses a culturally tailored curriculum to support students navigate the higher education system and provides learning strategies for creating success in college while forming meaningful relationships with their peers.  Classes are structured around discussion and group learning, covering important skills and offering advice related to college life to enhance your academic journey at LCCC, including:

  • Building Relationships
  • Mental Health Awareness
  • Studying Skills
  • Time Management
  • Financial Awareness
  • As an incentive to program participation and course completion, a $500 stipend is offered to support educational expenses

 

Ready to get started?

If you are interested, have any questions or would like additional information, please complete our interest form below or contact us:

Cynthia Arredondo
carredon@lorainccc.edu 
440-366-4196

Lizette Torres
ltorres@lorainccc.edu
440-366-7928

 

Class Offerings

Student Development Course (SDEV 105 – 2 Credits)

  • Monday & Wednesday, 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. (Class #5201)
  • Monday & Wednesday 5:30 – 6:45 p.m. (Class #5202)

Class Starts September 28, 2020

Classes delivered in Online Live Virtual Format (Real time with the instructor).

 

Learn More – Complete our Interest Form

  • Name * Required

 

Avanzando Staff

Maria Sosa, J.D.
Course Instructor
msosa@lorainccc.edu

Sylvia Rios, M.B.A.
Peer Mentoring Lead
srios@lorainccc.edu

Cynthia Arredondo, M.Ed.
Case Management
carredon@lorainccc.edu 
440-366-4196

Lizette Torres, A.A.
Technical Support
ltorres@lorainccc.edu
440-366-7928

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