Central Carolina Community College (CCCC) Veterans Upward Bound project supports veterans with getting and staying on track while pursuing a college education. This program, a first in North Carolina, was made possible by a five-year, $1.23 million dollar grant from the U.S. Department of Education. College president Dr. Bud Marchant stated that many of the veterans who could benefit from this program are “potential first-generation college attendees, low-income, or academically at-risk students.”  The college plans to partner with Wake and Johnston community colleges to provide services to student veterans who reside in Chatham, Harnett, and Lee counties.

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