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RCBC announces $2.2M federal grant to help student outcomes

October 12, 2020

Rowan College at Burlington County has earned a $2.2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education aimed at improving student outcomes, it announced Monday.

The two-year college based in Mount Laurel said in a news release that the five-year grant, called “Strengthening Institutions,” will be used in four main ways:

  • Increasing the number of students who complete 30 credits within their first year;
  • Improving retention and graduation rates among low-income and minority male students;
  • Creating a more meaningful orientation process to support first-year students;
  • Investing in technology and training to create more high-tech classrooms and low-cost course materials.

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