The first Sustainable Technologies & Environmental Education Program (STEEP) offered by GCC’s College Access Challenge Grant Program ran June 15-July 2 at GCC, with students learning about renewable energy, AutoCAD, and robotics.
COLLEGE ACCESS CHALLENGE GRANT PROGRAM (CACGP)
The College Access Challenge Grant Program (CACGP) is a formula grant from the U.S. Department of Education, created by H.R. 2669 (College Cost Reduction and Access Act). The primary purpose of the CACGP is to provide information and services to increase access to postsecondary education for underserved populations in middle and high school. CACGP is designed to help students and their families to learn about, prepare for, and finance a postsecondary education.
GCC CACGP Mission
To significantly increase the number of underrepresented students in middle schools, high schools, and adult education programs who are prepared to enter and succeed in postsecondary education.
Location: Student Center (Bldg. 5000) Rooms 5202 & 5203
Phone: 735-5565, 735-0221, 735-1123 & 735-1124
Hours: 8:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.
Services:Free Tutoring (AY 2015-16 Tutoring schedule pdf)College Preparation & Admissions WorkshopFinancial Aid AssistanceStudent Leadership & Professional DevelopmentCareer Goals Assessment and Counseling ServicesSummer Bridge ProgramGrant Aid (check deadline below!)
2015 Fall Program Deadlines:
December 18, 2015 - Grant Aid Application for 2016 Spring semester
due by 5:00 pm @ GCC CACGP Office, Bldg. 5000, Rm 5202.
-Must be a CACGP member
-Eligible for Title IV
-a Guam high school graduate between 2009-2015, and
-Be enrolled in a U.S. accredited institution (GCC, UOG or off-island).
**Please note that documents must be complete to process applications** November 13, 2015 – Winter Bridge Application
due by 5:00 pm @ GCC CACGP Office, Bldg. 5000, Rm 5202
Refresher courses in Math & English, Career Exploration & team building activities.
November 10, 2015 – College Planning Tips 6:00 – 7:30 pm @ Student Center, Rm 5108
Career & College Resources Guide, Checklist for college placement, admissions & financial aid.
November 21, 2105 - Student Leadership Day 9:00 am – 12 pm @ GCC Multi-Purpose Auditorium (MPA), Bldg 400
Learn the key skills to be a leader in school, class and community, Interactive activities.
December 3, 2015 – Winter Bridge Orientation 6:00 – 7:30 pm @ GCC Multi-Purpose Auditorium (MPA),Bldg 400
SOPs, guidelines & schedule
December 7, 2015 – Career Interest Inventory “Connecting my Interest to a Major & Career” 6:00 – 7:30 pm @ Allied Health, Bldg 3000, Rm 3114. Using O*Net to find careers and majors connected to student interest.
Download Applications Here:
1. CACGP App
2. 2015-16 Fall Grant Aid App
3. Winter Bridge App
4. 2015 Fall Calendar of Events
For more information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 735-0221.