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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Aug. 27, 2015
 
HCC receives $1.6 million grant from the US Department of Education
 
WELDON, N.C. – Halifax Community College (HCC) recently received a $1,647,110 grant from the US Department of Education. The letter dated July 20, 2015, from the US Department of Education noted approval of fiscal year (FY) 2015 Student Support Services (SSS) program grant application.

The $1,647,110 Trio Student Support Services program grant will serve 250 first-generation, low-income and disabled students and assist them in retention and completion from HCC. The grant is for the performance period of Sept. 1, 2015 – Aug. 31, 2020. Sherida Gholston is the project director.
 
HCC receives grant
Dr. Ervin Griffin, Sr., president and Sherida Gholston, project director.
 
 
Halifax Community College's Mission
Halifax Community College strives to meet the diverse needs of our community by providing high-quality, accessible and affordable education and services for a rapidly changing and globally competitive marketplace.
 
Media Contact: Dr. Dianne Rhoades, Vice President of Institutional Advancement, Halifax Community College and Executive Director of the Halifax Community College Foundation Inc., dbarnes-rhoades128@halifaxcc.edu, 252-536-7239