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State grant awarded to help minorities

Tamonda Griffiths—News Writer A $70,000 Promoting Academically Successful Students grant, or PASS, has been awarded to the university from the state of Connecticut to help struggling students. According to President Joe Bertolino, 50 students— who are being referred to as rising scholars—have been selected as recipients. The grant, Bertolino said, is exclusively available to minority students, specifically those of African-American

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