Grant funds citizenship classes at SCC

North Carolina State Board of Community Colleges awarded Southwestern Community College a grant of $29,000 for an English Literacy and Civics Education project.

To become American and work successfully, adults must be able to read, write, speak and listen to English.

The civics class is offered on the Jackson campus from 8:30-11:30 a.m. every Monday and citizenship class is offered from 8:30-11:30 a.m. every Wednesday. The classes run until mid-December.

The college also offers free English as a Second Language (ESL) classes through their Educational Opportunities Department. These non-credit courses are free for students.

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