Prairie State College Opens New Learning Achievement Center for African American Males

Learning Achievement Center at PSC


Chicago Heights, IL–(ENEWSPF)– Prairie State College (PSC) president Dr. Eric Radtke (left) and PSC students Delvin Jones (center) and Jawan Savage (right) cut the ribbon on the college’s new Learning Achievement Center (LAC). The 1,874 square-foot space is designed to support the academic achievement and persistence of African American male students by providing computer-assisted tutoring, a laptop and textbook loan program, educational resources such as reference books and calculators, and study rooms. The LAC also features an 18-seat computer lab equipped with Smartboard technology and Internet access.

The LAC is part of Excellence = Men of Color in 2 Programs (E=MC2) initiative, supported by a $600,000 United States Department of Education Predominantly Black Institution (PBI) grant.