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College Campuses Rally For Puerto Rico Relief

College Campuses Rally For Puerto Rico Relief

Connecticut colleges are rallying to help students displaced by last month’s hurricanes by preparing to offer in-state tuition and scholarships to those who moved individuals who want to continue their education to the area from Puerto Rico and the U.S Virgin Islands.

“We’re being proactive,” said Maribel La Luz, a spokeswoman for the public Connecticut State Colleges and Universities. “We want to be ready if and when the requests come in.”

CSCU announced Thursday that its finance committee will consider a proposal to extend the option of in-state tuition to students who relocate to Connecticut from the U.S. territories because of the hurricanes, which knocked out Puerto...