Missouri Challenges Students to Graduate

The Missouri Department of Higher Education announced a new initiative Oct. 12 designed to increase the odds of students graduating in two years with an associate of arts degree from community colleges and a bachelor’s degree in four years if they attend a state university.

The “15 to Finish” initiative encourages all students to take a course load of 15 credit hours each semester as part of the program, according to State Fair Community College President Dr. JoAnna Anderson, who was in attendance at the launch of the program in Springfield last Wednesday.

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