Community College Jobs
 

Jackson Community College students to get twice as much sholarship money in upcoming academic year

 
Jackson Citizen Patriot
 
Jackson Community College students will get nearly twice as much scholarship money from the college's foundation during the upcoming academic year.

Scholarships totaling $392,000 are available, said Jason Valente, executive director of the JCC Foundation, compared to the $200,000 that typically are approved.

Most of the new dollars won't be available until the spring term, he said.

Word of the additional scholarship money is welcome news for JCC students who are dealing with the end of the Michigan Promise Scholarship and a reduction in the maximum annual Jackson Legacy Scholarship from $3,000 to $600.

Those reductions and other economic problems resulted in "a perfect storm of bad news" for students, which Valente said JCC officials decided needed to be addressed.

Donors stepped up to provide more scholarship money, he said, and the college streamlined some operational costs so it could steer more money into the scholarship funds.
Full Story
 
Read more of today's top stories>>
 
 
 
 
Related Jobs
 
Find More Jobs Like This View All Jobs
 
Administrative Assistant I - Academic Foundations Job TitleAdministrative Assistant I - Academic FoundationsPosting...

Student Development Assistant Job TitleStudent Development AssistantPosting...

Instructor - Cybersecurity Job TitleInstructor - CybersecurityPosting NumberF003366Position...

Instructional Assistant - Humanities Job TitleInstructional Assistant - HumanitiesPosting...

Coordinator of Special Projects - Academic Foundations Job TitleCoordinator of Special Projects - Academic FoundationsPosting...

 


Related community college News

Archive




 
Community College Jobs
Academic Advertising
260 Peachtree Street, N.W.
Suite 2200
Atlanta, GA 30303
 
Twitter
LinkedIn
Facebook
Google Plus
 
About Community College Jobs
Advertise Jobs
Contact Us
College Profiles
 
Site Map
Privacy Policy
Terms of Use
Resources / Links
Copyright © 2010 Community College Jobs - All Rights Reserved.