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Peralta Matters – Achievement Gap

2 April 2015

This month on Peralta Matters, we’re investigating some of the ways we address the Achievement Gap here at the Peralta Colleges. First up, Interim Dean of Student Success and Equity Lasana Hotep talks about some of the projects he is developing District-wide. Laney College student Kevin Sosa describes the TRiO program, one of the many Learning Communities throughout the District available to support students. And Dr. Herbert Kitchen relates the 40 years of scholarships provided by the Peralta Association of African American Affairs.

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Peralta Association of African American Affairs Student Scholarship Reception, May 1

1 April 2015

PAAAA 2015 Scholarship ReceptionThe Peralta Association of African American Affairs  (PAAAA) will host its 17th annual student scholarship reception on Friday, May 1, 2015 in the atrium of the District Office at 5:30pm.

PAAAA’s scholarship reception recognizes African American students attending Berkeley City College, College of Alameda, Laney College and Merritt College, who demonstrate academic achievement, leadership skills, and community service in the various communities where they live, work and study. Since 1998, PAAAA has distributed over $70,000 in scholarships to PCCD students to assist them in continuing their education.
Two students from each of the Peralta Colleges will receive a $500.00 scholarship award.

Join the festivities on May 1 and enjoy an evening of celebrating academic excellence, as we honor our Peralta students!

Download this flier: PAAAA 2015 Scholarship Reception

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PAAAA Honors 2014 Student Scholarship Recipients

12 May 2014

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The Peralta Association of African American Affairs (PAAAA) held its 16th annual scholarship reception on Friday, May 2, 2014.

With a record number of applicants, PAAAA recognized nine African American students attending Berkeley City College, College of Alameda, Laney College and Merritt College, who demonstrate academic achievement, leadership skills, and community service in the various communities where they live, work and study.

 

Congratulations to the 2014 PAAAA Scholarship Recipients!

Berkeley City College: Robyn Walker, Troy Dotson & Theresa Ary

College of Alameda: Randi Elaine Stewart & Selma Adam

Laney College: Erica Thompson & Eddie Heard

Merritt College: Shalita Williams & Corey Spears

 

Since 1998, PAAAA has distributed over $65,000 in scholarships to Peralta students.

Click here to view pictures from this year’s reception.

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16th Annual PAAAA Scholarship Reception – Friday, May 2

6 February 2014

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The Peralta Association of African American Affairs (PAAAA) scholarship recognizes eight (8) African American students attending Berkeley City College, College of Alameda, Laney College and Merritt College, who demonstrate academic achievement, leadership skills, and community service in the various communities where they live, work and study.

Since 1998, PAAAA has distributed over $60,000 in scholarships to PCCD students to assist them in continuing their education.

PAAAA will host its 16th annual student scholarship reception on Friday, May 2, 2014 in the atrium of the District Office at 5:30pm.

Apply for the Scholarship Program now, download forms below:
Form 1
Form 2

Congratulations to the PAAAA 2014 Scholarship Recipents!

Berkeley City College
Troy Dotson & Theresa Ary

College of Alameda
Randi Elaine Stewart & Selma Adam

Laney College
Erica Thompson & Eddie Heard

Merritt College
Shalita Williams & Corey Spears

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Peralta News – 15th Annual PAAAA Student Scholarship Reception

3 July 2013

The PAAAA’s 15th Annual Student Scholarship Reception was held at the Peralta Community College District Atrium. PAAAA stands for – Peralta Association of African American Affairs. Since being established the organization has distributed over $60,000 in scholarships to help students achieve their higher educational goals.

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PAAAA 15th Annual Student Scholarship Reception, May 3

10 April 2013

Save the Date!

Peralta Association of African American Affairs

 

15th Annual Student Scholarship Reception

Friday, May 3rd, 2013

 

Peralta Community College District

The Atrium

333 E. 8th Street

Oakland, CA 94606

PAAAA 15th Annual Student Scholarship Reception

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Peralta News – Peralta Association of African American Affairs Reception

11 May 2012. 0 comments

The PAAAA hosted the 14th Annual Student Scholarship Reception at the Peralta Community College District Atrium and this year’s ceremony was filled and charged with educational goal planning and achievement. Dr. Angela Cherry, Vice-President of PAAAA and Laney College Instructor, gives us a little background on the efforts of the PAAAA. For more information on the recipients and/or PAAAA visit www.peralta.edu

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