Manchseter - posted Aug, 31 2012
MANCHESTER- The Veterans OASIS Center at Manchester Community College recently received two grants totaling $2,600 from the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving. The funds from the Anonymous No. 46 Fund and the Morton and Dinah Danseyar Family Foundation Fund at the Hartford Foundation will be used to assist student veterans and service members experiencing financial hardship with academic supplies such as notebooks and flash drives. Students will also be provided with bus passes if there is a transportation need and receive assistance with the purchase of textbooks if they are without funds, or their stipend does not cover the total cost. The OASIS Center (Operation Academic Support for Incoming Service members) is part of the college’s Student Affairs Division and offers a dedicated space on campus for veterans and military service men and women to network, socialize, study and share as they integrate into the college experience. Students of any age who possess the desire to pursue higher education are welcome at Manchester Community College. MCC is proud of its academic excellence, new facilities, flexible schedules, small classes, low tuition and faculty with both academic and “real world” credentials. The College offers over 60 programs, transfer options, financial aid and scholarships, as well as access to baccalaureate degrees through guaranteed admissions programs with several universities. MCC is situated on a park-like campus and is easily accessible from I-84.