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The College of the Canyons First-Year Promise (FYP) program, which offers qualifying full-time freshman students free tuition and fees during their first year of study, received a $10,000 pledge from Logix Federal Credit Union. The credit union’s pledge will provide 10 FYP students with a $1,000 scholarship in 2018 and 2019.

The donation supports the COC Foundation’s pledge to fundraise $500,000 over the next two years to ensure the future of the FYP program.

“College of the Canyons is a valued partner in the community, and this program is a great example of why,” said Logix Executive Vice President Andrea Carpenter. “We recently toured the COC campus and were impressed by the outstanding facilities and resources available to students of all walks of life. We want to be part of sharing First-Year Promise with the college and we look forward to helping further this program.”

In addition to receiving free tuition, FYP students are offered priority registration and helpful orientation sessions to learn about majors and receive academic guidance. FYP courses include digital textbooks, ongoing counseling and student support, as well as a $100 supplies voucher each semester.

“We are so grateful to Logix for their generous donation to the First-Year Promise program,” said Murray Wood, Chief Development Officer at the college’s Foundation. “Their donation will help ensure the academic success of future First-Year Promise students at College of the Canyons.”

Logix also donated $2,000 in proceeds from a recent Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce mixer event held at Wolf Creek Brewery toward FYP.

For more information about the FYP program and how to make a donation, please visit the program’s web page.

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    • The College of the Canyons First-Year Promise (FYP) program, which offers qualifying full-time freshman students free tuition and fees during their first year of study, received a $10,000 pledge from Logix Federal Credit Union. The credit union’s pledge will provide 10 FYP students with a $1,000 scholarship in 2018 and 2019.

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