U.S. Senator Mark Pryor today announced that eight community colleges in Arkansas will receive a total of $10.5 million to expand education and career training programs for high-skill fields, such as advanced manufacturing, transportation, healthcare, and science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). This funding comes from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) Grant Program, which was authorized by the stimulus bill
Washington, DC - August 24, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senators Blanche Lincoln and Mark Pryor and U.S. Representative Marion Berry (AR-01) today announced that First Bank of the Delta in West Helena has been selected to receive $700,000 through the U.S. Treasury Department’s Bank Enterprise Award (BEA) Program. The funds will help First Bank provide affordable home mortgages, affordable housing development loans, education loans, home improvement loans, and small business loans.
Washington, D.C. - October 07, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — U.S. Senators Blanche Lincoln and Mark Pryor along with U.S. Representative John Boozman (AR-03) today announced that the University of Arkansas is the recipient of an $832,684 grant through the U.S. Department of Education’s Rehabilitation Continuing Education Program.