The LVC THRIVE Scholars Program brings together PELL Grant-eligible students who are BIPOC and/or first-generation and demonstrate talent, honor, resilience, and integrity through Valley engagement.
Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, & Belonging
The Office of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging fosters institutional support for underrepresented populations by facilitating campus-wide programming and training for students, faculty, staff, and administrators in alignment with LVC’s mission and values. The programmatic thrust focuses on increasing diversity, promoting equity, and advocating social justice to nurture a climate that imbues a presence of diversity and inclusion in which all identities thrive.
The Office of DEI and Belonging endeavors to be a regional model for inclusive excellence.
- Inclusive Excellence
- Promoting Equity
- Social Justice
- Collective Presence
The Brave Zone Network trains LVC students, faculty, and staff with the goal of creating an on-campus network of allies and members of the LGBT+ community. The program educates members regarding how to address issues involving the community and how to advocate for peers, family members, and other acquaintances.
The Mosaic Mentor Program is to provide direct and dedicated peer support to incoming and transfer BIPOC, LVEP, international, and LGBTQ+ identifying students.
LVC Kaleidoscope Scholars receive a $20,000 scholarship affirming the intersectionality of the identities they hold, including historically, underserved, underrepresented, and marginalized identities. They participate in programming related to diversity, equity, and inclusion; attend conferences; and conduct and present research to help cultivate Inclusive Excellence and gain leadership skills.
LVC THRIVE Scholars
MOCHA and WOCHA offer students opportunities for academic, personal, and professional growth, leadership development, and mentoring. LVC staff advisors and students build positive environments and facilitate a sense of belonging in academic and social life at LVC.