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WA community and technical college system wins federal grant to expand research opportunities for students.

March 27, 2024

The Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges (SBCTC) recently received a $2 million grant from the National Science Foundation for a 5-year initiative that will expand research opportunities for students. Colleges will use the grant funding to help embed research projects into class curricula so whole classes of students can participate in research projects rather than just a select few. >>

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