Grant funds totaling $387,564 were received from the U.S. Department of Education for the continuation of the TRiO Student Support Services program FY 2015-2016. The Student Support Services program promotes learning, personal development, and retention among traditionally under-represented or under-prepared students to facilitate their persistence at GRCC and eventual transfer to a 4-year institution.
A grant of $94,508 was awarded by PNC Bank to support community outreach and a preschool community liaison.
A grant of $387,630 was received from the U.S. Department of Education for the continuation of the TRiO Upward Bound program FY 2015-2016. Upward Bound is a pre-college program for low-income and potential first-generation college students. Scholars of Upward Bound build academic skills that help them successfully pursue a postsecondary education.