LCCC Receives U.S. Department of Education SIP Grant

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Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC) has been selected to receive Title III funding under the Strengthening Institutions Program (SIP) from the U.S. Department of Education.

The grant is for an estimated $2,250,000 over five years. The college is expected to receive $450,000 in this first year of the program, which began Oct. 1.

The Strengthening Institutions Program is designed to help colleges and universities better serve low-income students by providing funds to improve and strengthen academic quality, institutional management and fiscal stability.

LCCC’s project, “Pathways to Success for All Students,” will focus on helping students stay in school and complete their degrees, and it will enhance the use of data to make more informed decisions related to supporting student success. Student success coaches and a career readiness coach will work directly with

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