Mercy College of Health Sciences in Des Moines has received a College Success grant of nearly $178,000 from the Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corp. The grant will enable Mercy College to provide 80 of its students with assistance through its Steps to Success program, which offers learning coaches, student success seminars and tutoring. Through the program, students develop a personal education plan to help them persist in their health science education, and are eligible for up to $400 toward book vouchers. Mercy College was one of 28 organizations across Iowa, Minnesota, and Wisconsin to receive a portion of the $4.5 million in College Success grant funds awarded by Great Lakes.