Eye on UMSL: Education initiative

Gov. Jay Nixon announces a $500,000 federal grant to North Campus, a tutoring program founded by St. Louis Alderman Antonio French (left). Also looking on at the Oct. 2 press conference at UMSL are (from left) Maida Coleman, director of the Office of Community Engagement, UMSL College of Education Dean Carole Basile and Sen. Jamilah Nasheed.

The funding is designed to increase the numbers of St. Louis-area students receiving math and science tutoring at North Campus with the support of UMSL’s College of Education. The announcement received media coverage from KSDKKMOVKMOXKTVISt. Louis Public Radio, The St. Louis American and St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The photograph was taken by UMSL photographer August Jennewein and is the latest to be featured in Eye on UMSL.

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