2nd Annual Veterans Upward Bound Award Banquet
The TRIO Veterans Upward Bound Program held the 2nd Annual Awards Banquet August 8, 2019, on the Monroe Campus. Each participant received a certificate and TRIO lapel pin. The speaker, Garry Hines, told stories from his past which focused on motivating the participants to excel beyond life’s challenges.
TRIO VUB is a federally funded program through the U.S. Department of Education designed to motivate and assist Military Veterans with the development of academic and other requisite skills necessary for success in postsecondary education programs.
“Louisiana Delta Community College is funded to serve 125 Veterans every year. The total grant award is over $1.3M. The award for the 2019-2020 grant year is $287,332.00,” explains Dr. Gloria George, VUB Director.
“Louisiana Delta Community College is one of five schools in the State of Louisiana with VUB Programs, and the only program in Northeast Louisiana (Other programs – Southern University – Shreveport, Southeastern Louisiana University, University of Louisiana Lafayette, and Delgado Community College)”