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College of Micronesia Land Grant board meets in Palau

KOROR (PCC) — Members of the College of Micronesia Land Grant board of regents met in the Assembly Hall of Palau Community College on June 12-13, 2019.

The members focused on discussing and reviewing the directives of the land grant program. After reviewing the minutes of their last meeting, the COM board confirmed the implementation of its new directives.

Palau Community college hosted a recent meeting of the College of Micronesia Land Grant board of regents.  PCC photoPalau Community college hosted a recent meeting of the College of Micronesia Land Grant board of regents. PCC photo

The COM Land Grant Program serves the people of the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, and the Republic of Palau. It is responsible for ad- ministering the land grants offered to the following national colleges in the region: the College of Micronesia - Federated States of Micronesia, the College of the Marshall Islands, and Palau Community College.

The COM Land Grant supports three types of programs: extension, research, and residential instruction/education. Each college conducts studies that focus on agriculture, aquaculture, environment, food, and human sciences that are beneficial to the people of Micronesia.