Governors State University announced today that it was awarded a $4.9 million dollar grant from the U.S. Department of Labor. The competitive grant was one of only 55 awarded nationwide.
Part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, the grant will help provide training and placement services to unemployed, dislocated, and low-wage incumbent workers enabling them to pursue healthcare careers.
Office of Public Affairs, "Governors State University Receives $4.9 Million Department of Labor Grant" (2010). Press Releases. 487.