More than $70 million allocated to local higher education institutions through CARES act

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(WSYR-TV) — More than $70 million has been allocated to local higher education institutions through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

The funds were administered by the Department of Education through the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund. 

According to a press release, some of the funds allocated will be used for emergency financial assistance to college students whose lives and educations have been disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Below is a breakdown of which schools received funding:

  • Binghamton University – $13,607,332
  • Cayuga Community College – $1,497,604
  • Cayuga-Onondaga BOCES – $59,419
  • Cazenovia College – $1,008,776
  • Colgate University – $1,636,002
  • Hamilton College – $1,189,507
  • Herkimer County BOCES Practical Nursing Program – $117,344
  • Herkimer County Community College (SUNY Office of Community Colleges) – $1,522,074
  • Le Moyne College – $2,709,704
  • Mohawk Valley Community College (SUNY Office of Community Colleges) – $4,368,811
  • Onondaga Community College – $5,222,555
  • Oswego County BOCES – $125,152
  • State University of New York Polytechnic Institute – $2,129,510
  • SUNY Broome Community College – $4,364,871
  • SUNY College at Cortland – $6,245,138
  • SUNY College of Agriculture & Technology at Morrisville – $3,527,241
  • SUNY College of Environment Science & Forestry – $1,681,739
  • SUNY Oswego – $7,244,716
  • SUNY Upstate Medical University – $519,926
  • Syracuse University – $9,920,122
  • Utica College – $2,388,832
  • Wayne – Finger Lakes BOCES – $362,846
  • Wells College – $623,035

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