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Northeast Community College awarded federal grant to assist students in their educational journey


September 10, 2020

The U.S. Department of Education has renewed a five-year federal grant to Northeast Community College so it can continue to provide individualized support and assistance to students who may have faced challenges in completing their education.

The TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) grant consists of $261,000 per year, with the total five-year amount projected at more than $1.3 million. Northeast was first awarded the grant in 2015. The College serves 140 students each year who meet the eligibility criteria to participate in the program.

President Leah Barrett said she is pleased the grant h...

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