Wes Hickman (202-224-5972) or Kevin Bishop (864-250-1417)
- U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) today announced The Citadel will receive a $178,400 grant to support its GEAR UP
is a national grant program to support early college preparation and awareness activities for low-income students.
The Citadel will provide teacher training for rigorous and relevant academics, especially in math and science; establish a Parent University to help parents understand the benefits of college attendance; and, provide GEAR UP
students with academic preparation in reading and math.
The grant was awarded by the U.S. Department of Education.