Area Colleges Rewarded For Initiatives

Thursday, October 6, 2011

North Shore Community College is creating career “maps’’ to help students choose a profession and show them how to prepare for it.

University of Massachusetts Lowell is expanding a summer math program to cover more disciplines and serve more students.

And Northern Essex Community College is expanding its “success center’’ effort to provide special help to struggling students.

The three initiatives are receiving funds through a state grant program aimed at spurring innovative efforts at Massachusetts public colleges and universities.

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