Over the course of five years, Journey will target a specific population of students with statistically low enrollment and retention rates: those in Engineering, Health Sciences, Nursing and Associate in Science programs, as well as students who have not yet decided on a career path.
The Plus 50 Encore Completion Program is a national effort to train 10,000 baby boomers for new jobs in health care, education and social services. The program is sponsored by the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC).
Student Support Services, a TRiO Federal Grant Program, helps people from families with incomes under $24,000 (where neither parent graduated from college) to stay in college until they earn their baccalaureate degree. Participants, who include disabled college students, receive tutoring, counseling and remedial instruction.