First in the World

Farmingdale lands $2.9M grant for at-risk students

Farmingdale State College has been awarded $2.9 million in federal funding to increase mentoring research programs for at-risk students at at its local caampus and schools in three other states. Farmingdale is the only school in the state and one of only 17 nationally to win the grant, which comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s First in the World program. The school hopes the money, which will be used to provide what Farmingdale President W. Hubert Keen called “innovative mentored…