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Single Mothers Achieving Real Triumph (SMART) Program

Lakeland Community College
Kirtland, OH, us
Program Affiliation:
  • Community
Program Services Offered:
  • Academic-Services
  • Counseling
  • Classes
  • Financial-Services
  • Material-Supports
  • Support-Groups
Participants must be mothers, new students (first or second semester in college), have demonstrated financial need, attend school on Tuesdays/Thursdays (at least 6 credits), and be available to attend workshops.
Program Description:

The Single Mothers Achieving Real Triumph (SMART) program at Lakeland Community College in Ohio uses a peer cohort model to help student parents negotiate academic life and connect to campus resources they might not otherwise find. As a group, participants take an English class and Skills for College Success, equaling six credits. The skills course covers such topics as how to interact with college professors and administrators, study skills, and the importance of note-taking and class-participation. Students also receive financial support in the form of a gas or Walmart gift card.

Contact Information:

Phone Number: (440) 525-7322
Program Website:

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