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Arkansas Higher Education To Receive $2 Million

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WASHINGTON (KFSM) – Several Arkansas officials announced $2 million in funding for Arkansas Higher Education under the  U.S. Department of Education Student Support Services Program.

According to release, U.S. Senators John Boozman and Tom Cotton, along with Congressmen Rick Crawford, French Hill, Steve Womack and Bruce Westerman were involved in the announcement.

The University of Arkansas-Fort Smith and Arkansas Tech University will each receive $220,000 for funding under the Student Support Services Program, the release stated.

John Brown University will also receive $231,103 for funding under the Student Support Services Program.

The other schools of higher education received funding are:

Arkadelphia: Henderson State University will receive $247,582 for funding under the Student Support Services Program.

Batesville: University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville will receive $220,000 for funding under the Student Support Services Program.

Helena-West Helena: Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas will receive $314,691 for funding under the Student Support Services Program.

Hot Springs: National Park Community College will receive $352,838 for funding under the Student Support Services Program.

Melbourne: Ozarka College will receive $278,421 for funding under the Student Support Services Program.

North Little Rock: Pulaski Technical College will receive $231,103 for funding under the Student Support Services Program.