Redlands Community College is part of the Oklahoma IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (OK-INBRE) grant program awarded by the National Institutes of Health Institutional Development Award (IDeA) Program to the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. OK-INBRE supports health science related research at Redlands through a summer internship program whereby selected students receive a monetary stipend to work alongside research scientists at various research colleges and universities within the state. In addition, the grant provides Redlands financial support for faculty professional development, research and community outreach.
Industrial Hemp Pilot Project
As part of a pilot project, Redlands Community College is licensed to work with Botanac LLC to establish indoor and outdoor locations for the growing and harvesting of industrial hemp. Redlands has access to these sites to gather data related to the crop, including soil samples, harvest reports and market information. Industrial hemp has thousands of uses, including textiles, biodegradable plastics and construction, so the goal of this research project is to provide the necessary information that will make industrial hemp a successful crop for Oklahoma farmers. To be considered for the program, pleases complete this questionnaire.
We are honored to partner with the JED Foundation to help develop and strengthen Redlands’ mental health, substance abuse and suicide prevention programs. As recipients of a five-year grant, we are evaluating our programs and expanding our resources to provide prevention and intervention strategies and best practices for mental health policies, programs and services.
NASA-Oklahoma Space Grant Consortium
As part of the Oklahoma Space Grant Consortium (OKSG), Redlands Community College is receives grant-based funding from NASA to support a variety of programs, including paid student STEM-based internships, tuition waivers for research-based courses, travel to NASA centers, NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars Program and STEM scholarships.
NASNTI Part A
Funded through a grant from the U.S. Department of Education, the Native American Serving Non-Tribal Institutions (NASNTI) Part A program provides increased class options and career guidance in the areas of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). The STEM-related grant is designed to enhance opportunities for Native American, first-generation, disabled or low-income students. The grant has resulted in the development and expansion of aquaculture and hydroponics laboratories.
NASNTI Part F
The Native American Serving Non-Tribal Institutions (NASNTI) Part F Grant is funded by a five-year U.S. Department of Education grant. The program provides high-need students with access to additional resources and services that improve their chances for success in developmental courses. The program also provides guidance for students pursuing an Associate in Science degree to become an athletic trainer or personal trainer.
The GOALS (Gainful Occupation & Academic Learning Services) Program provides education, training and supportive services to students who receive Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) benefits. Redlands works in collaboration with an extensive network of community partners, including the Department of Human Services, Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education, employers and community organizations to provide critical supportive services to help our students succeed.
Scholars for Excellence in Child Care
The Scholars for Excellence in Child Care Program provides mentoring and support services to students pursuing a formal education in child development. In addition to scholarships, the program offers support services, technical assistance and personal advisement from the program director.
Southern Plains Climate Hub
Through the Southern Plains Climate Hub, Redlands partners with the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Natural Resource Conservation Service to develop and deliver regional, science-based information to partners and producers in Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas that enables climate-smart decision making.
TRIO Student Support Services
Student Support Services (SSS) is a federally funded TRIO program that provides free tutoring, college survival course work, transfer assistance and vocational counseling. The program offers academic advisement, math courses, tutoring, career counseling, financial aid counseling, workshops and seminars, and transfer assistance.
TRIO Upward Bound
The Redlands Upward Bound program is an intensive, year-round program for high school students. The program prepares students academically, culturally and socially to succeed in life after high school. Through classes and activities, we assist low-income, first-generation, college-bound student in developing the skills to help them succeed in college.
TRIO Veterans Upward Bound
Redlands Veterans Upward Bound (VUB) is funded by the U.S. Department of Education as part of the TRIO program, which serves low-income individuals, first-generation college students and individuals with disabilities. A free college-prep program, Veterans Upward Bound provides skills and advice to help qualified military veterans achieve their academic goals.
Through Viticulture Enology Science and Technology Alliance (VESTA), Redlands Community College partners with Missouri State University to provide online grape and wine education courses. VESTA is a National Science Foundation (NSF) funded partnership designed to promote visibility and interest in careers in the grape and wine industry.