Prairie State College dental hygiene students Dana Tarkowski, center, and Erin Gilbert present U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly (D-Ill.) a bouquet of flowers during her visit to PSC where Kelly announced a $1 million grant that PSC will use to make improvements to the dental hygiene clinic. (Marilyn Thomas/H-F Chronicle)
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Rep. Kelly announces $1 million grant for PSC dental hygiene program

A $1 million federal grant will enable Prairie State College to expand its dental hygiene and dental assistant programs after updates are made to the clinic’s space on the Chicago Heights campus.

PSC recently remodeled the current clinic space. Each student works in an operatory set up like a dental office. The $1 million federal grant will give PSC resources to build out a second simulation clinic. 

Prairie State College Trustee Jay Readey of Flossmoor, left, and PSC President Michael Anthony, right, welcomed U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly to campus where she announced a . . .

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