Emergency grants help Minnesota's strapped students stay in college
July 24, 2017
As a college administrator, Muzamba Sibajene has met more than her share of struggling students. Some are so financially strapped, she said, that even one setback — a car breaks down, a child gets sick — can force them to drop out of school.
So when she heard that one student at her school, Alexandria Technical and Community College, lost his home and was sleeping in his car, she tracked him down at a Walmart parking lot — and changed his life.