OLLU awarded a $3 million Title V grant

OLLU has been awarded a $3 million grant from the Department of Education Title V Developing Hispanic-Serving Institutions Program.

The funding will be distributed over a five-year period and will be used for renovating Metz Hall fourth floor to create a “makerspace” to facilitate hands-on active/collaborative experiential learning activities, redesigning core STEM courses to include project-based/research-based activities in the classroom, providing professional development opportunities to STEM faculty, increasing STEM-centered internships and incorporating financial wellness modules into First-Year Seminar courses to improve students’ financial literacy.

Dr. Teresita Munguia will serve as the Title V Project Director.