College receives $4.3 million grant for student support

By Edward Stoner

EAGLE COUNTY — Thousands of at-risk college students in rural Colorado will receive financial and academic support over the next five years, thanks to an expanded federal TRIO grant that will empower Colorado Mountain College to provide even more support services throughout its six-county district.College administrators learned recently that their previous $2.2 million Student Support Services grant, which serves students at the college’s three residential campuses plus commuter campuses in Edwards and Rifle, has been expanded to $4.3 million over the next five years. Up to 520 students will be able to benefit from an array of SSS offerings including …

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