NEW BERN, N.C. (WITN) – Millions of people in the U.S. workforce have been impacted by the Coronavirus pandemic, and many are now looking at going back to school to pursue other careers. In an effort to help those making that transition, a local community college now has money for scholarships.
Craven Community College was recently give $220,973 from the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief Fund, or GEER. This money can be given out in scholarships to help those that have been directly impacted by COVID-19.
Craig Ramey, the college’s Communications Director says this is an exciting chance for Craven Community College to help students who are struggling.