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English Learning Communities

Puente Program: The mission of the Puente Program is to assist educationally underserved and underrepresented students to transfer to four-year colleges and universities in order to earn college degrees. Students who enroll in this program must take English and Counseling courses together for two semesters. The content of the program focuses on Mexican American/Latino authors and issues. The intensive readings and hands-on writing activities introduce students to issues affecting their community and teach them to become effective leaders who will advocate change. For more information, please click on the link above.


The Umoja Scholars Program is committed to enriching and nurturing the educational experience of all students, especially African-American first generation college students. Students enroll in both English and math courses taught by an Umoja instructor. The Umoja Scholars Program also provides academic support services and a curriculum that focuses on African-American literature and the history as well as contemporary issues facing the African-American community. For more information, please click on the link above.


Transfer Academy: The Transfer Academy at LMC is a unique program that supports students who want to transfer to a four-year college or university. At LMC, we recognize that our campus is the first step for many students on their educational journey, and we want you to be successful! College is a time of curiosity, learning, new friendships, growth, and sometimes stress. We also know that your success in your first year of college will set the stage for your future career. The Transfer Academy provides a dynamic academic experience with strong supports in and outside of the classroom, like academic counseling, academic support, workshops, leadership development, and campus tours. The academy is a community of students, faculty, and staff working together to keep you on target to transfer as quickly and successfully as possible.


Honors Transfer Program: Los Medanos College's prestigious Honors Program guarantees its high achieving members an enhanced academic experience at LMC and offers incredible benefits such as: