Oakland City University receives $750k Lilly Endowment Grant

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Published: Sep. 19, 2022 at 3:13 PM CDT
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OAKLAND CITY, Ind. (WFIE) - Oakland City University officials say the university has received a $750,000 from Lilly Endowment, Inc.

According to a press release, the grant will be used to establish and run several technology-based summer camps for high school students in the southwest Indiana region.

University officials say Lilly Endowment’s grant will allow OCU to offer three summer camps:

  1. A beginning coding camp
  2. An advanced game design camp
  3. A two-week intensive college-level computer science course for which students can receive college credit

According to a press release, the beginners camp will start in the summer of 2023, with the following two camps beginning in 2024 and 2025, respectively.