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Capitol College Receives $80,000 BRAC Higher Education Grant
December 20, 2010
Laurel, Md. – Lt. Governor Anthony G. Brown announced Friday that Capitol College received one of 11 BRAC Higher Education grants. The $80,475 grant, made available through legislation passed by the Maryland General Assembly in 2008, will help Capitol College develop the Center of Academic Excellence Collaboration Cybersecurity Virtual Resource Lab.
“Capitol College appreciates the recognition from the State of Maryland, and we are committed to the Maryland initiative of cybersecurity,” said Dr. Michael T. Wood, Capitol College president. “The BRAC Higher Education grant affords Capitol College the opportunity to improve and expand our renowned cybersecurity program and facilities.”
“I applaud Capitol College and the eight other institutes of higher education on their successful grant application. It is only through our partnerships that Maryland will reap every benefit of BRAC,” Lt. Governor Brown said. “Governor O’Malley and I have set clear priorities that put an emphasis on job creation and we wholly understand that our strong network of public, independent and community colleges play an important role in reaching our ambitious goals.”