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DOI awards crime lab CIP grant

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by Sabrina Salas Matanane

Guam - The Department of the Interior has awarded $365,653 to the Guam Community College's Crime Lab. DOI Assistant Secretary of the Interior for Insular Areas Tony Babauta signed the Capital Improvement Project Grant Award today to allow GCC to move forward with the architecture and engineering designs for DNA lab and toxicology facilities at the crime lab.

Babauta states, "For many years now, GCC, under the leadership of its president, Mary Okada, has worked to diversify its curriculum and offer students educational opportunities to be on the cutting edge in various professional fields." He adds, "Expanding GCC's criminal justice program, with the addition of a DNA lab and toxicology facilities, strengthens GCC's curriculum and places the institution at the forefront of criminology and forensic science in the region.

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