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UI looks to ease transfer stress

By Michael Semaca

March 9, 2016

The University of Illinois’ Office of Community College Research and Leadership recently received a $700,000 grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.The research group has focused on ways to improve community college education in the past, and plans to use funds from this new grant to focus on m...

$700,000 grant awarded to help community college transfer students

By Vivienne Henning

February 8, 2016

The Office of Community College Research and Leadership received a grant to help community college transfer students earn bachelor’s degrees.The University’s Office of Community College Research and Leadership, OCCRL, will use a $700,000 grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to fund n...