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Great Lakes Commits $28.6 Million During 2014 to Promote College Access and Completion

NEW ANNUAL REPORT DETAILS SUCCESSFUL PROGRAMS FOR BOTH HIGH SCHOOL AND COLLEGE STUDENTS

Madison, Wis., May 14, 2015  Great Lakes Higher Education Corporation & Affiliates releases its 2014 Philanthropy Report today, highlighting its work over the past year to close the college completion gap faced by students of color, low-income students and first-generation students.

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Great Lakes Expands Grants for Colleges Committed to Making Internships More Equitable

APPLY BY JUNE 25 FOR THREE-YEAR GRANTS TO CREATE PAID INTERNSHIPS FOR STUDENTS WITH FINANCIAL NEED

Madison, Wis., April 30, 2015—Internships open doors for college students. But for students who pay their way with part-time jobs and financial aid, unpaid internships are simply out of the question. Internships are feasible only when wages are paid, and those can be hard to find.

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Great Lakes Commits $4.2 Million to Prepare More Students for College Math & English

NEW TWO-YEAR GRANTS WILL EXPAND NINE PROGRAMS EXPERIENCED IN INCREASING ACADEMIC READINESS

Madison, Wis., April 23, 2015 — Being prepared to pass gateway math and English classes is especially crucial for college students to earn their degrees. But more and more students are arriving on campus without these essential skills, and many never make it past their first year.

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