Montgomery County, Bryn Mawr Colleges Celebrate Partnership

Last week, Bryn Mawr College President Dr. Jane McAuliffe joined Montgomery County Community College President Dr. Karen A. Stout in celebrating the partnership between the two institutions, made possible by the  Jack Kent Cooke Foundation.

Pictured at the reception (from left) are Vice President of Academic Affairs and Provost Dr. Victoria Bastecki-Perez, Bryn Mawr President Dr. Jane McAuliffe, students Jocelyn Moye and Abby Hochman, President Dr. Karen A. Stout, and Board of Trustees Chairman Michael D'Aniello. Photo by Dawn Deppi

The three-year $400,000 Community College Transfer Initiative (CCTI) grant from the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation creates the pathway for high-achieving, low-income community college students from Montgomery County Community College and the Community College of Philadelphia to transfer to Bryn Mawr College to complete their baccalaureate degrees.

The program is part of a national initiative funded by the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, which was established in 2000 by the Estate of Jack Kent Cooke to help young people of exceptional promise reach their full potential through education.  Montgomery County Community College has participated in a similar initiative with Bucknell University since 2006.

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