Welcome to Cal State East Bay University -- SANKOFA Program
Sankofa is an innovative access and retention program that aims to smooth the process of transition for community college transfer students to Cal State East Bay (CSUEB) and increase the baccalaureate degree attainment of program participants. Sankofa supports its students and addresses the challenges they face as they enter CSUEB. Sankofa enables students to integrate their home identities with their school identity by creating a sense of community within the cohort. Sankofa is open to all students. It provides a supportive learning environment that focuses on African American and multicultural content.
Sankofa is a learning community designed to support transfer students and to increase academic and personal success. This program addresses students' needs through academic support services and a curriculum focused on African-American themes, topics, and issues. Sankofa is for students who are serious about getting a good education, willing to work hard, and want to study the topics covered in our course content. Sankofa students will gain the tools for greater persistence, resiliency, and success in the university environment. The benefits from Sankofa include:
- Fostering high self-confidence through development of a program community.
- Developing critical thinking, reading, and writing skills that are needed for college and future career success.
- Researching occupational interest through various sources.
- Receiving individual and group access to counselors, college workshops, guest speakers, and mentors.
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