Peer Mentor to Support Student Athletes – $1,440
This grant will fund an LTCC student athlete alum who will mentor and oversee student athlete study hall sessions. As a former student athlete, the peer mentor can connect and relate to the students while providing them with valuable advice on studying, time management, and other student athlete success skills.
Biology/ Science/ Environmental Science Career Workshops – $2,500
The grant will fund two Biology, Science, and Environmental Science Career Workshops with panel discussions in conjunction with career and pathways program. There will be 3-4 panelists who will present on a variety of careers and jobs within the biological discipline.
TFH Vibroacoustic Therapy Chair – $2,183
A renovation to the Disability Resource Center, DRC, will provide a therapeutic space to promote wellness, safety, self-care, resilience, and recovery. The grant will supply a Vibroacoustic Therapy Chair that allows the user to feel vibrations of music through the chair; making it an excellent way to achieve deep cellular stimulation. Providing students with a space where they can relax and practice coping skills allows them to be more present in the learning experience.
National Parks Field Trips – $2,000
A new field-based course offered at LTCC, Geology of National Parks and Monuments, requires a field lab in which students need to travel to a National Park or Monument to fulfill the course requirements. Students will participate in two field trips to National Parks in California. The grant funds will offset trip expenses, thereby allowing students to focus on their field lab work and meet their course objectives.
Coyote Student Technology Scholars Program – $3,525
This grant will provide workshops that educate students in scholarly technology, such as Canvas, Zoom, and Office 365 Suite. The aim of this program is to provide students with technological literacy and to develop skills in technology needed both in LTCC online learning and in career and college transfer requirements.
Preventative Dentistry Outreach Program – $3,025
Preventative Dentistry is a project where dental assistant students from South Tahoe High School teach elementary school students about preventive dental care. This grant will allow the high school dual enrollment dental students to visit each elementary school and provide the students with their own dental care kit, and instruct the young students on how to properly use each preventive dentistry tool.
Art Museum Field Trips – $3,000
Two-day trip to Sacramento, Oakland and San Francisco to visit museums including the De Young and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.
iFly Field Trip – $2,000
A field trip to experience indoor skydiving at iFly in Roseville which uses state-of-the-art wind tunnel to teach students in a fun and educational environment.