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KU Resecures $7M in Federal Funding for Educational Opportunity Programs

LAWRENCE — The Center for Educational Opportunity Programs (CEOP) has recently secured over $7 million in funding from the U.S.

CEOP partners with Topeka Public Schools to improve instruction for English learners and dual language learners

LAWRENCE — The University of Kansas Center for Educational Opportunity Programs has been awarded a five-year, $2.44 million project to serve 125 educators, 450 students, and 100 families through a partnership with Topeka Public Schools (TPS).

KU Alumna Sarah Smarsh Receives National TRIO Achiever Award

LAWRENCE – Citing her “long-standing commitment to the mission of TRIO programs through her writing and journalism,” the Council on Opportunity in Education (COE) awarded author and University of Kansas graduate Sarah Smarsh a 202

Three Students Receive Educational Opportunity Scholarships

LAWRENCE — Every year, one to three students at the University of Kansas who have overcome significant personal hardships are awarded the Jerry Bailey Educational Opportunity Scholarship.

Program Marks 20 Years of Service to KC-Area Veterans

LAWRENCE — For 20 years, the University of Kansas TRIO Veterans Upward Bound program has served veterans in the Greater Kansas City metropolitan area.

TRIO McNair Scholars Program Earns Perfect Refunding Score, Expands Mentoring, Announces New CoHort

LAWRENCE — The U.S. Department of Education recently awarded the University of Kansas TRIO McNair Scholars Program a perfect score in its refunding application for a $280,000-per-year grant for five years that will allow the program to continue serving KU students.

KU Lands Grant to Help KCK Students Reach, Succeed in Postsecondary Education

LAWRENCE — University of Kansas researchers have secured a grant for more than $18 million that will allow them to provide seven years of support to more than 3,000 middle school students with disadvantaged backgrounds in Kansas City, Kansas.

TRIO McNair Scholars Program Selects Diverse Group of Undergraduates for 2017 Research Cohort

LAWRENCE — Selected from a large pool of applicants, the TRIO McNair Scholars Program’s 2017 research cohort assembles 18 high-achieving University of Kansas undergraduate students who aspire to join America’s next generation of university profess

Center for Educational Opportunity Programs Welcomes College Access Icon Arnold Mitchem

LAWRENCE — On Thursday, Feb.

U.S. Department of Education Refunds, Expands KU Supportive Educational Services

LAWRENCE — The University of Kansas annually welcomes approximately 2,000 students who are the first in their families to attend college. Of those students, about half qualify as low-income under federal guidelines.

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