Finger Lakes Community College has been awarded five grants totaling $570,000 for workforce training and initiatives to improve outreach and educational programming.
“All of these initiatives are focused on building our relationships with employers and high schools,” FLCC President Robert Nye said in a news release announcing the grants. “It is part of our commitment to serving all areas of our community.”
The awards for initiatives in 2018 are:
A $126,000 State University of New York (SUNY) Performance Improvement Fund grant to pay for the salary of an internship coordinator for two years. The college is seeking to build stronger ties in the community by expanding internships.
A $222,000 SUNY Diversity, Equity and Inclusion grant to cover the salary of a Spanish-speaking admissions counselor for two years, create marketing materials in Spanish, conduct a campus climate survey with respect to diversity, and provide training to FLCC employees in diversity issues.