Doña Ana Community College Receives Nearly $5M in Funding To Help Students

Doña Ana Community College (DACC) is pleased to announce it is receiving nearly $5 million in grant funding for its Éxito project to assist Hispanic and low-income students.

The grant, which distributes $4.9 million over the course of five years, will assist DACC Hispanic and low-income students in the areas of academic achievement, graduation, transfer and career success. The funding comes from the U.S. Department of Education Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) STEM grant.

The funds will be used to assist students in the development of an online STEM orientation, proactive and intrusive academic advising, STEM courses, peer mentoring, job placement, curriculum, expanding online STEM courses and enhancing agreements with local educational partners.

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