Maryland launches new college success initiative

ANNAPOLIS, MD—The Maryland Higher Education Commission is launching a new initiative to support college success. The Expanding SUCCESS initiative will provide coaching, financial aid, and other resources to help students complete their degree. The initiative is part of a collaboration between the state government, higher education institutions, and community college providers. Governor Wes Moore said the expansion of college completion […]

Governor Moore announces $2.8 million in grants to enhance efforts to address Maryland’s nursing shortage

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Wes Moore this week announced $2.8 million in grants from the Maryland Higher Education Commission’s Nurse Support Program II to help address the state’s nursing shortage. Through the New Nursing Faculty Fellowship and Nurse Educator Doctoral Grants for Practice and Dissertation Research, funding will help support the need for more nurse educators who are critical to getting students […]

Governor Moore supports key investments to grow economy, announces $17.4 million in funding for adult education

ANNAPOLIS, MD — Governor Wes Moore has announced that Maryland will direct $17.4 million toward adult education providers in support of key investments to grow Maryland’s economy. The announcement came as part of the program during Joe Biden’s visit to Prince George’s County Community College in support of the Biden Administration’s vision for growing the country’s economy. “Together, we will […]

Governor Moore announces $5.8 million in grant awards for Maryland nursing programs

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Wes Moore has announced that nine Maryland nursing programs will receive $5.8 million to help address the state’s nursing shortage. The FY24 Competitive Institutional Grant funding includes one-year resource grants, multi-year implementation grants, and planning grants to get more students out of the classroom and into the workforce. “This funding will create positive and lasting change in the […]

Governor Moore joins veteran entrepreneurs during 2023 Military Small Business Appreciation Breakfast

​​​​​​ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Wes Moore this week delivered the keynote address to more than 100 former and current military personnel during the Governor’s Office of Small, Minority, and Women Business Affairs 2023 Military Small Business Appreciation Breakfast. The event, co-hosted by Prince George’s Community College, honored the significant contributions of Maryland’s veteran community to the state’s economy. “Thank you to our […]

Maryland Department of Labor awards nearly $17 million to 25 local adult education providers

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Department of Labor Secretary Tiffany Robinson on Thursday announced that Md. Labor has selected 25 adult education providers to receive $16.8 million in combined federal and state funds. These organizations will continue to expand access to adult education opportunities for Marylanders in the areas of adult basic and secondary education, English language acquisition, and civics education. “Labor is […]