Odessa College Receives Grant to Train Health Care Professionals

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA - Big bucks are coming for Odessa College to make sure area towns have plenty of well-trained health care professionals.

Odessa College is getting more than three million dollars, over the next five years, to provide more educational opportunities in rural areas.

The money will expand degree programs, create a scholarship endowment and establish clinic simulation labs in both Pecos and Andrews.

Odessa College has already hired a project director to run the program.