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Edmonds College receives $1.38 million to support low-income, disabled students


Last updated 8/26/2020 at 12:11pm

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Edmonds College TRIO staff Veronica Salas, Regina Gradias, Kumba Baldeh, Dana Parker, Kimberley Morgan, and Shawn Brennan. Brennan and Salas were TRIO students before becoming employees, and both are now pursuing four-year degrees.

Edmonds College will receive $1.38 million in funding over the next five years for its TRIO Student Support Services program, which serves low-income, first-generation college students and students with disabilities.

"For the last 15 years, TRIO has been an integral part of our efforts to ensure all students have the tools to succeed academically and professionally," said Edmonds College President Dr. Amit B. Singh. "Not only does TRIO provide critical services, it builds community."

TRIO serves 160 students every year. Participants receive tutoring, academic and financial aid advising, an...

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