Funding



Funding roundup

MetroHealth System awarded $1 million to Ohio’s Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C) to support scholarships and to open a new Tri-C Access Center as part of MetroHealth’s new Institute for HOPE (Health, Opportunity, Partnership and Empowerment)….


Funding roundup

College of Southern Maryland (CSM) has received $25,000 from the Chaney Enterprises Foundation Fund to use toward scholarships for students who want to enter the workforce as pre-apprentices or earn a certified Commercial Driver’s License….



Funding roundup

In Massachusetts, MassBay Community College will use a $210,351 state grant to increase the number of underrepresented and underserved students pursuing degrees in computer science-related fields. The college will collaborate with Framingham State University (FSU)…


DataPoints

Less need for federal loans: Only one-quarter of community college students who received Pell grants took on federal-loan debt in 2015-16, compared to nearly two-thirds of students at public four-year institutions. (Read the PDF.) Kent…



Funding roundup

Several community colleges were awarded Susan Harwood federal safety and health training grants through the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration  (OSHA). The grants will allow organizations to provide training to help…