Innovative One-Day-A-Week Saturday Program for Women Receives Major Grant
Longmeadow, MA – Bay Path College’s award-winning One-Day-A-Week Saturday Program for adult women received a two-year $70,000 grant from The Clowes Fund. This grant will foster teaching excellence in the One-Day Program by establishing a program that will provide faculty and advisors with the resources they need to ensure student success. The grant will also provide training to faculty who will deliver online courses and support to develop a program that enables adult students to earn credit for prior learning experiences.
The Clowes Fund grant will enable Bay Path College to build a stronger bridge to college and career success for adult women in our region.
Bay Path’s One-Day-A-Week Saturday Program is nationally recognized as one of the most successful adult degree programs in the Northeast. Thousands of working women have advanced their careers and transformed their lives through this innovative approach to college education.
The Clowes Fund is a family foundation established in 1952, in Indianapolis, Indiana. The fund awards grants in Indianapolis, Seattle, and northern New England to support human services, education and the arts.
Bay Path is a four-year private college with an enrollment of more than 2,000 students at its Longmeadow campus and satellite campuses in Sturbridge/Charlton (MA) and Burlington (MA). The College offers undergraduate degrees for women; graduate degrees for men and women; and Bay Path Online, the college’s online center offering graduate degrees and certificates.