Source: The Business Journals: New York

St. Petersburg College: Verizon donates $100K to SPC for African American initiative

St. Petersburg College has received a $100,000 grant from Verizon to specifically help African American males succeed in its programs. The college announced Tuesday Verizon donated the funds for a two-year grant to help "jumpstart" SPC's African American Male Initiative, which seeks to close the achievement gap in that demographic. Jesse Turtle, vice president for SPC's Institutional Advancement, said discussions about the initiative began when Verizon, a longtime partner of the college, reached...

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