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Tigers News: Moneythink Program Will Hold Meeting Sept. 30th

Tigers News: Moneythink Program Will Hold Meeting Sept. 30th
Posted By: Elynor Moss on September 19, 2014

Coahoma Community College has been selected as the first community college nationwide to participate in a nationally recognized program that uses college students to mentor high school students about financial literacy.

The program's first meeting will be held in Curry Hall Room 1, on Sept. 30th at 11 a.m.

Moneythink is an organization that recruits and trains college students to serve as financial mentors at their area high schools.



As the organization moves into the Mississippi Delta, CCC has been selected to as the first community college to establish a Moneythink chapter.

“We’re excited about moving into the Delta—it’s something that we wanted to do before, but were never quite able to pull it off,” said Benjamin May, the Clarksdale program manager for the Moneythink. “We’re excited about the resources we now have coming in courtesy of American Express and a couple other non-profit organizations that we’ve been working with to actually bring a completely unique program to the Delta.”

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