News Brief

BHCC Receives $100K Grant to Develop Center for Cultural Wealth and Equity

Friday, December 15, 2017

On Monday, December 11, 2017, the Baker-Polito Administration announced $1.2 million in Performance Incentive Fund (PIF) grants to sixteen Massachusetts public colleges and universities to make college more affordable and accessible through enhanced digital learning opportunities.

Issued by the Department of Higher Education, PIF grants seek to incentivize the state’s higher education institutions to produce cost savings for students through collaboration across the campuses.

In a bid to reduce achievement and opportunity gaps among its diverse student population, the DHE awarded $100,000 to Bunker Hill Community College to develop a Center for Cultural Wealth and Equity, an institute that will foster culturally relevant teaching and learning practices.

Read the Press Release.