October, 2010: Mountain View College and the University of North Texas at Dallas received a $3.6 million grant entitled “Cooperatively Developing a Shared Community of Student Success”. This grant was awarded from the U.S. Department of Education under the “Strengthening Institutions – Hispanic Serving Institutions Program (Title V). This funding supports three overarching objectives:
To improve student persistence and success through curricular innovations and student-centered learning strategies for acquisition of writing skills.
To produce strategies and processes for co-institutional data alignment and usage to track and evaluate student outcomes, completion, transfer and success rates.
To develop a co-institutional support structure for academically unprepared and underserved students and produce access to high-demand, high-wage occupations with program development and alignment.
September, 2010: Mountain View College was awarded $1.2 million from the U.S. Department of Education to annually serve 230 low-income, first generation college students and students with disabilities as part of the TRiO Student Support Services program. This program provides eligible students with opportunities for academic development and the motivation to successfully complete their postsecondary education.