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MCC Responds to Governor's 2020 State of the State Address (01/09/2020)

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Below is a statement from Monroe Community College in response to Governor Andrew Cuomo’s 2020 State of the State address:

“Access to an affordable, quality college education is integral to economic growth and the well-being of individuals and our region. Monroe Community College appreciates and supports Governor Andrew Cuomo’s proposals to expand access to higher education and invest in workforce development to create a stronger future for New Yorkers. Increasing the Excelsior Scholarship eligibility threshold to $150,000 will empower more students to achieve life-changing degrees and certificates that lead to rewarding careers.”

-- Hezekiah N. Simmons, Acting President, Chief Financial Officer and Vice President, Administrative Services
Monroe Community College

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