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The Individual Title V HSI-Student Affairs grant strives to increase the readiness of entering students to succeed in college by providing programs and services to enhance student success.
 
GOAL
Positively impact College of the Desert’s ability to offer expanded and quality programs in the area of strengthening basic skills through the College Readiness Initiative (CRI)/EDGE Program which fosters student success, aims to reduce the number of remedial courses, and increase retention and persistence.  EDGE also assists with academic attainment of Hispanic students and supports institutional stability.
 
PURPOSE
The purpose of EDGE is to help students “Engage,Develop, Grow and [be] Empowered”.  EDGE provides first-year college students with a full range of experiences including:
  • 3 weeks of  intensive math and/or English review
  • College student success strategies
  • A dedicated counselor to provide academic advising
  • Supplemental Instructional Leaders (SI)
  • Assistance with financial aid applications and information about financial literacy 
After completing the summer program, students will have the opportunity to retake the placement test in English, reading, and math and potentially place into higher-level courses saving them time and money at COD!  These services are provided by the Individual Title V HSI-Student Affairs grant & Coachella Valley Economic Partnership (CVEP) so there is NO COST to students!​​
 
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Summer 2014 EDGE Schedule
Indio Center
July 14th-August 5th, 2014

Choose from either the morning or afternoon session! 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Math or
English Review
8:00 am  - 11:00 am

Math or
English Review

8:00 am  - 11:00 am

Math or
English Review

8:00 am  - 11:00 am

Math or
English Review 

8:00 am  - 11:00 am

Student Development
11:15 am - 12:30 pm

 

Student Development
11:15 am - 12:30 pm

 

OR

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Student Development
11:15 am - 12:30 pm

 

Student Development
11:15 am - 12:30 pm

 

Math or
English Review

12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Math or
English Review

12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Math or
English Review

12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Math or
English Review

12:30 pm - 3:30 pm



 

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or more information, or to find out if you are eligible, please contact Jenna Huntzinger, 760-776-7237, Option 1.
 


 


 

 

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