The U.S. Department of Education has awarded Pasadena City College a five-year, $3 million grant.
PCC’s project, Putting Career First and Expanding the Network of Care in PCC’s Pathway to Completion for Hispanic Students, has three goals:
“It’s no secret that our students are facing an unprecedented set of challenges right now,” said Erika Endrijonas, superintendent/president of Pasadena City College. “Colleges and universities of all sizes need to be evolving to make sure our students have the support they need to succeed. This important grant will make it possible for us to put this work into practice, and I’m grateful for everyone who has made it a reality.”
These goals represent PCC’s essential next steps to embracing its identity as an Hispanic-serving institution by
The project will also develop students’ personal financial literacy and support their skill development with a robust internship program in partnership with equity-minded local employers.
The grant begins October 1, 2020 and ends September 30, 2024.
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