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COLLEGE ACCESS CHALLENGE GRANT PROGRAM (CACGP)

 CACGP's National Summer Transportation Institute introduces middle and high school students to careers in the transportation industry. It's a hands-on, fun program packed with field trips and interesting activities! NSTI is one of several summer programs offered through CACGP at GCC. For information call 735-5565/1122.

CACGP Program Description

The College Access Challenge Grant Program (CACGP) is a five year (2010-2015) formula grant from the U.S. Department of Education, created by H.R. 2669 (College Cost Reduction and Access Act). The CACGP primary purpose is to provide information and services to increase access to postsecondary education for underserved populations in middle and high school. CACGP is designed to support states and U.S. territories in helping students and their families to learn about, prepare for, and finance a postsecondary education.

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.

Services Provided:

Free Tutoring
College Preparation & Admissions Workshop
Financial Aid Assistance
Student Leadership & Professional Development
SAT/ACT Preparation
Career Goals Assessment and Counseling Services
Summer Bridge Program
Grant Aid

Contact Information:
Christine B. Sison, Program Director
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.