SUNY Orange receives $1.3 million grant

Posted 9/2/20

SUNY Orange has been awarded nearly $1.31 million TRiO Student Support Services (SSS) grant by the United States Department of Education to continue its work over the next five years in support of …

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SUNY Orange receives $1.3 million grant

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SUNY Orange has been awarded nearly $1.31 million TRiO Student Support Services (SSS) grant by the United States Department of Education to continue its work over the next five years in support of improved persistence, retention, graduation and transfer rates of low-income first generation students and students with disabilities.

The five-year grant in the amount of $1,309,440 will provide the College with $261,888 annually to fund its Student Success Project. SUNY Orange will continue to serve at least 140 eligible students each year.

Over the past five years, SUNY Orange’s TRiO program has maintained an average student retention rate of 91 percent, with 81 percent of students considered in good academic standing

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