Colleges to receive funds

Freedom Newspapers

Thirteen New Mexico colleges and universities, including Clovis Community College and Eastern New Mexico University, have been awarded federal funds to support low-income students, according to a press release from Sen. Jeff Bingaman, D-N.M.
CCC will receive $235,689 and ENMU will receive $336,121, the release said.
The funds, which come through the U.S. Department of Education’s Trio Program, will be used to provide support services and increase retention and graduation rates of low-income and first-generation college students, the release showed.