2014-10-24 / Community

Eye on student success



Sterling Kozlowski, Key Bank's Maine Market President stresses the importance of education in today's job market as the reason the Key Bank of Maine Foundation is donating $500,000 to SMCC's Path to Graduation Program. About 90 students will take part in the program during the 2014-2015 academic year. The number will grow to 150 students in future years. The bank will donate the money over a three-year period. The grant will pay for success coaches who will work with students toward the on-time completion of their associate degree. SMCC is awarding scholarship money to participating students. (Kevin A. Byron photos) Sterling Kozlowski, Key Bank's Maine Market President stresses the importance of education in today's job market as the reason the Key Bank of Maine Foundation is donating $500,000 to SMCC's Path to Graduation Program. About 90 students will take part in the program during the 2014-2015 academic year. The number will grow to 150 students in future years. The bank will donate the money over a three-year period. The grant will pay for success coaches who will work with students toward the on-time completion of their associate degree. SMCC is awarding scholarship money to participating students. (Kevin A. Byron photos)

John Fitzsimmons, president of the Maine Community College System, describes the importance of the Path to Graduation (P2G) Program. John Fitzsimmons, president of the Maine Community College System, describes the importance of the Path to Graduation (P2G) Program.

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