Ocean County College Awarded More Than $2 Million for Title III Programs

Oct 10, 2018
Source: Ocean County College

Ocean County College has been awarded competitive grant funding in the amount of $2,241,257, to be distributed over the course of five years, as part of the U.S. Department of Education’s Title III Part A Programs – Strengthening Institutions.

According to OCC, “The program helps eligible institutions of higher education become self-sufficient and expand their capacity to serve low-income students by providing funds to improve and strengthen academic quality, institutional management, and fiscal stability.”

Funds will be used to: enhance student success and retention through improved academic advising, expanded academic support services, and an enhanced early alert system; initiate academic coaching for students; expand degree offerings; improve instruction through structured and expanded faculty development opportunities; and strengthen fiscal stability by increasing enrollment and retention.

To learn more about OCC, visit ocean.edu. —J.K.-H.

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