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South Coast College Gets Boost In Efforts To Support At-Risk Students

A South Coast college is getting a major grant to help low income and first generation students.

Oxnard College is getting $1.2 million dollars over five years to support its TRIO programs.  They are eight programs which provide at-risk students with a variety of support services.

The TRIO efforts are funded by the U.S. Department of Education.

Lance Orozco has been News Director of KCLU since 2001, providing award-winning coverage of some of the biggest news events in the region, including the Thomas and Woolsey brush fires, the deadly Montecito debris flow, the Borderline Bar and Grill attack, and Ronald Reagan's funeral.