[Masthead] Fair ~ 51°F  
Freeze Warning
Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

Crowder receives $3.6 million grant

Thursday, February 18, 2010

On Friday, Crowder College was awarded a $3,576,760 U.S. Department of Labor grant that will be used to expand programs at the Cassville, Nevada and Webb City campuses. The funds will also allow the Cassville Campus to expand its addictions counseling program to other campuses.

"The addictions counseling professionals program was started here, and this is the only campus where it is offered," said Angela Seymour, Crowder College Cassville Campus director. "The grant will allow us to move our part-time instructor to a full-time coordinator position. It will also allow us to develop additional resources for the program."

Dr. Heidi Henderson, who created the curriculum for the addictions counseling program, will become the Crowder College Cassville Campus' first full-time general education staff member later this year.

"It is so exciting," said Seymour. "Students at the Webb City, Neosho and Nevada campuses have been asking about our addictions counseling program. This will give us a chance to expand the program beyond Cassville. It is a wonderful opportunity."


The entire story can be found in our print edition. Please pick up a copy at our newsstands or subscribe today! To subscribe, call our office at (417) 847-2610 or stop by at 600 Main St. in Cassville.



Respond to this story

Posting a comment requires free registration. If you already have an account on this site, enter your username and password below. Otherwise, click here to register.

Username:

Password:  (Forgot your password?)

Your comments:
Please be respectful of others and try to stay on topic.