Terra State awarded GEER II Grant and Sandusky County Communities Foundation Donations

Terra State Community College has been awarded the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief (GEER) II grant from the Ohio Department of Higher Education for $253,016.

The College will be using the funds for academic support services and hybrid curriculum development. The funds will also be used for professional development trainings for faculty and staff.

Dr. Cory Stine the executive director of the Terra College Foundation said, “Terra State Community College is thankful to the Ohio Department of Higher Education for awarding these funds that allow our faculty and staff to help even more students navigate their pathways to degree completion and success.”

“Our faculty have done an excellent job developing corequisite courses in Math and English and have already shown success early on,” Garien Hudson the vice president of student affairs and enrollment services said, “This grant will allow us to further enhance on our ability to support students in these critical first year courses.  It’s no secret, when students successfully complete Math and English in the first year, it’s a positive indicator for future academic success and completion - which is what we desire for all of our students at Terra State.  What a great opportunity we have to invest in an initiative that will make have an exceptionally positive impact on our students.”

Also, Sandusky County Communities Foundation awarded Terra State Community College $2,000 for the 2022 Midwest Rhythm Summit for musician fees and marketing and awarded Terra College Foundation $2,000 for books for children ages 0 – 5 for the Imagination Library.