SAGE TRiO awarded $221K grant

Laramie Country Community College’s SAGE TRiO will receive a TRiO Student Support Services funding grant in the amount $221,000 “for each of the next five years,” according to LCCC’s public relations department. The program is federally funded support that assists first-generation, low-income and disabled students in helping them achieve full academic potential. Being a recipient for the highly competitive grant funding process since 2000, LCCC will use the money to support students on a relational level. The program is designed around the students’ needs and provides engagement through group workshops, events and programs.