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Laney College Finalist in National Science Foundation Community College Innovation Challenge

  Laney College Finalist in National Science Foundation Community College Innovation Challenge   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 25, 2017   MEDIA CONTACT Dolores M. Bernal 510-986-6922 415-910-4659 Dbernal@peralta.edu   (OAKLAND, CA) Laney College’s Pocket House Project was a finalist in this year’s National Science Foundation (NSF) Community College Innovation Challenge (CCIC). The Washington, D.C.-based agency in partnership with the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) made the announcement earlier this month. Along with Laney, ten other projects from community colleges across the country were chosen by the NSF for their ingenuity in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).   “We asked
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The Laney Newsletter – April 2017

FROM THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC INFORMATION Issue III, Vol. 1 Laney Awarded $1 Million from the State California’s Department of Finance announced on April 4 that Laney College was among 14 institutions to receive a $1 million Innovation in Higher Education Award from the State’s $25 million special fund. The award promotes innovative planning at community colleges throughout California. Laney was selected for its ingenious 5-year proposal to help diverse students engaged in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education, succeed by providing them with greater access to high quality, touch-technology and SMART classroom cyber-learning environments beginning in the gateway
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