Author: James C. Hodgins

CFP Board Center for Financial Planning Announces First Scholarship Honoring First Black CFP® Professional, LeCount R. Davis, CFP®

The CFP Board Center for Financial Planning (“Centre”) has announced its first scholarship program honoring the first black CFP® professional, Earl R. DavisPCP®. Created to support the next generation of diverse CFPs® professionals, LeCount R. Davis, CFP® The scholarship program will assist qualified Black or African American students and professionals who are committed to achieving […]

The University Center for Economic Development appoints a new director

The University Center for Economic Development (UCED) of University of Nevada, Reno appointed Dr. Frederick Steinmann as its new director, effective July 1, 2022. Steinmann’s predecessor, Dr. Thomas Harris, has held the position for 30 years since the center’s inception. Harris will continue to serve the center as a part-time faculty alongside Steinmann and the […]

Harford Community College Announces First Success Journey Scholarship Recipient – Baltimore Sun

Harford Community College has announced that Dakota Smith, a June graduate of Joppatotone High School, is the first recipient of the Success Journey Scholarship. “As soon as I heard about the Success Journey Scholarship opportunity, I immediately thought of Dakota and that he should apply,” said Joppatowne High School Counselor Nicole Venters. “Dakota meets all […]

State pensions and university endowments take a beating in market rout

Teachers may be leaving the profession in record numbers this year after their stint on the front lines of the pandemic, but there isn’t much refuge, safety or security in retirement either. On Tuesday, data released by comparison service Wilshire Trust Universe shows that state and local pension funds for teachers, firefighters and police do […]

Hagen of the Texas Tenors helps raise money for music scholarship in honor of parents | Waverly Logs

Amid the sweltering heat, members of the Waverly community gathered on Saturday afternoon to listen to music and raise scholarship funds in memory of two beloved music teachers, Alan and Patricia Hagen. The event, which took place in the Fruehling family barn, was orchestrated by the Wartburg Community Symphony and featured live music from Alan […]

Ivy League University Set to Rebury Black Skulls Kept for Centuries | American universities

The University of Pennsylvania is moving forward with the reburial of the cranial remains of at least 13 black Philadelphians whose skulls have been preserved for nearly two centuries in a notorious anthropological collection used to justify white supremacy in the run-up to the American Civil War. Ivy League University is petitioning the Philadelphia Orphans’ […]

NOAA scholarship supports graduate student research in seabird conservation

Aspen Ellis, Ph.D. student in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at UC Santa Cruz, is one of seven students nationwide selected by NOAA’s Office of National Marine Sanctuaries to receive a 2022 Nancy Foster Fellowship. The fellowship will support Ellis’ work assessing the impacts of offshore wind energy development on seabirds and evaluating the effectiveness of […]

Stock Exchange Remains Locked After Appeals Court Denies Stay Motion | News, Sports, Jobs

CHARLESTON — One of the first rulings on Tuesday from West Virginia’s new Intermediate Court of Appeals could mean the state’s vast college savings account program remains on hold ahead of the new school year. West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey announced Tuesday night that the Intermediate Court of Appeals (ICA) has denied […]

Finalists Chosen for Associate Vice President of Student Affairs

Savora Ear and Farrah-Marie Gomes Two finalists have been identified to fill the University of Hawaii Associate Vice-Rector for Student Affairs (AVPSA) a position that reports directly to the Vice-Rector, Academic Strategy and provides leadership in the design, implementation, evaluation, administration and management of policies, programs and initiatives related to student affairs and student success […]

Opening of the orthopedic clinic; local student wins McDonald’s scholarship, plus

Benton student gets McDonald’s scholarshipLocal students were selected as recipients of McDonald’s Agriculture Scholarships, including one from Franklin County. Morgan Young of Benton received a $500 scholarship for her studies in agriculture. Young will be attending SIU Carbondale this fall. Local McDonald’s owners and operators, including Stephanie Bishop, Larry Lovelace, John and Mary Moreland, Michael […]

Auburn University’s Supply Chain Management Graduate Program Ranked 14th in the United States in Freshman Year

Body of the article Auburn University’s Supply Chain Management Graduate Program in the Herbert College of Commerce is ranked 14e in the country in its first year of operation by Gartner Inc., a research and consulting firm that evaluates supply chain management programs in higher education. Gartner’s announcement follows its June report ranking Auburn’s undergraduate […]

RGNUL Student Bags Oxford and Cambridge Society Of India Scholarship

RGUNL Patiala BA LLB (Honours) Sahajveer Baweja student New Delhi: A student of Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law (RGUNL) Patiala has won the Oxford and Cambridge Society of India Scholarship. Sahajveer Baweja was awarded the Oxford and Cambridge Society (OCSI) Nirmal Luthra Memorial Fellowship for pursuing a Master of Philosophy in Criminology at the […]

Friday Harbor student receives Congress and Bundestag youth exchange scholarship

Presented by ASSE. ASSE International is pleased to announce that Sheya Welty, a high school student from Friday Harbor, is one of 250 American high school girls from across the United States to be awarded the prestigious Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange Scholarship for the 2022 academic year – 2023. Scholarship students will travel from August 2022 […]

Northern NJ Community Foundation awards scholarship to aspiring artist to study animation and fine art

The Frank DeLorenzo Memorial Scholarship Fund of the Northern New Jersey Community Foundation (NNJCF) has awarded Pilar Carranza, a graduate of the Leonia High School Class of 2022 in Leonia, New Jersey, her fourth annual scholarship. This fall, Carranza plans to attend the Otis College of Art and Design in Los Angeles and study animation […]

Lakeview College of Nursing Awards Transfer Merit Scholarship to Greenup Resident | Community

Lakeview College of Nursing (LCN) has awarded a Transfer Merit Scholarship worth $20,000 to Elijah Lamb of Greenup. He was chosen from among many qualified applicants based on his outstanding academic record, according to Amy McFadden, chair of the LCN scholarship committee. Lamb is the son of Neal and Crystal Lamb of Greenup and is […]

University of Warsaw sees surge in Ukrainian student enrollment – The First News

News and politics | Ukraine (PAP)mb/mrb/mf July 27, 2022 The university is ready to welcome 2,437 Ukrainian students for the 2022/23 academic year in addition to its regular enrolment, Modzelewska added. Albert Zawada/PAP Over 500 Ukrainian students have enrolled at the University of Warsaw during the current recruitment period, nearly double the previous period, the […]

Poultry Federation Names 2022-23 Scholarship Recipients

Jessica Wesson There were 26 students from the Department of Poultry Science who received the 2022-23 Poultry Federation Scholarship. The Poultry Federation recently recognized 26 poultry science students for receiving the TPF scholarship at the 62nd Annual Rogers Poultry Festival. The Poultry Federation is a multi-state organization that represents the poultry and […]

Obi promises to use public funds wisely, Otti grants scholarship to 26 students – The Sun Nigeria

Of Okey SampsonUmuahia Presidential Labor Party (LP) candidate Peter Obi has said he would use public funds to improve the living conditions of Nigerians if elected president in 2023. It was even the party’s gubernatorial candidate for Abia, Alex Otti, who awarded scholarships to 26 students, through the Alex Otti Foundation (AOF). Obi, who said […]

Center graduate receives McDonald’s agriculture scholarship | New

A recent graduate from Hopkins County Central was named the 2022 McDonald’s Agriculture Scholarship recipient this week. Caroline Wilson, a 2022 HCCHS graduate, received a $500 scholarship to further her agricultural education, which she will continue this fall at Madisonville Community College. “I’m blessed to receive this scholarship, but also grateful that McDonald’s has provided […]

The Australian government is preparing a pro-business university agreement

Speaking at the ‘Universities Australia 2022 Gala Dinner’ on July 6, Education Minister Jason Clare highlighted the Labor Government’s intention to further transform universities to meet the needs of big business and “national security”. Jason Clare (Image: Twitter) Clare confirmed Labor’s commitment to putting in place an ‘Australian Universities Accord’, which will be drafted by […]

Women invited to apply for Cambridge seafood scholarship

To mark the occasion, the company’s charitable trusts are awarding a number of special grants and scholarships in 2022. Two Mark Quested Legacy “Fishmongers ‘750” scholarships will be awarded to “deserving, worthy, and underrepresented who study in particularly relevant fields. to the work of the Trusts”. These particular scholarships are awarded in honor of Mark […]

Montana State University research in Antarctica continues with $1.4 million grant | Montana State University

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10 YEARS— Theater shooting survivor plans to change more lives with scholarship

(The Aurora Sentinel) – Ten years ago, the trajectory of Zack Golditch’s life took a turn. Now, the Aurora Theater shooting survivor hopes to positively change the path of another Aurora Public Schools student with a life-changing scholarship. The first Hero’s Journey 5K race on July 23 will run through Aurora to the 7/20 Memorial […]

University’s attempt to give back meets local resistance

Fairfield University leaders proposed the establishment of Bellarmine College as a way to give back to its socioeconomically disadvantaged neighbor, Bridgeport, Conn. The Jesuit University of Fairfield, Connecticut, developed the plan in partnership with the Roman Catholic Diocese of Bridgeport to offer low-income Bridgeport students a two-year associate’s degree at little or no cost. It […]

Cellular Agriculture Postdoctoral Fellowship

1. Origins a. This scholarship was established to provide financial assistance to research students undertaking research in bioengineering. a. This scholarship is funded through a collaborative agreement between Defugo Group Australia Pty Ltd and the University of Sydney. 2. Eligibility a. The scholarship is offered subject to the candidate being currently registered to study full-time […]

Saratoga teen wins diabetes scholarship – The Mercury News

According to studies, students with chronic conditions like type 1 diabetes show higher levels of stress and difficulty pursuing higher education. So, nonprofits like Beyond Type 1 are helping to level the academic playing field. Through its Diabetes Scholars program, Beyond Type 1 has awarded scholarships to 58 students across the country, including Saratoga High […]

The Grambling State University athletics department and football program are mourning the loss of Cedric Skinner. | KTVE

GRAMBLERLa. (KTVE/KARD) – The Grambling State University athletics department and soccer program are mourning the loss of Cedric Skinner. Skinner, a native of Oberlin, Louisiana, was a notable former running back at Oberlin High School and played at Grambling State University. He led Oberlin to the state playoff semifinals in 2010 before playing three seasons […]

Elizabeth City State University offers one-time free scholarship

ELIZABETH CITY, NC (WAVY) — Elizabeth City State University has announced that it is offering a one-time, free scholarship worth up to $1,000. According to a press release, this scholarship is available to new transfers, new military and military-affiliated students, and readmitted students who have been off for at least one semester; regardless of their […]

10th District Women’s Steering Committee Prepares for 44th Annual Scholarship Luncheon – Los Angeles Sentinel | Los Angeles Sentinel

Rep. Karen Bass (file photo) Outstanding professionals and outstanding students will be recognized at the 44th Annual Scholarship and Fundraising Ceremony sponsored by the tene Council District Women’s Steering Committee. According to CSM President Jacqueline Nunn, the gala takes place on Saturday, July 23 at 11 a.m. in the Tuskegee Room of the Proud Bird […]

Students create limu mural with support from UH Sea Grant

(Photo credit: Boz Schurr, Kamehameha Schools) 2022 is the Year of the Limu (seaweed), and communities everywhere are celebrating Hawaii strengthen links between programs and generations. In March, the Keahiakahoe Canoe Club, with the support of the University of Hawaii Sea Grant College Program (Hawaii Sea Grant) and Kuaʻāina Ulu ʻAuamo (KUA) came together to […]

Douglas County Students on Oregon State University Honor Roll | Briefs

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McDonald’s franchise owner helps workers get to college

SALINAS, Calif. (KSBW) – Nearly two dozen people are getting the chance to go to college thanks to the charitable foundation of a California McDonald’s franchise owner. The Raymond Costa Family Scholarship Foundation provided scholarships to 21 McDonald’s employees or their children. Mohamed Abdulla said he is entering his third year at Cal State Monterey […]

Griffith Park art exhibit aims to rekindle young people’s interest in art with scholarship – Chicago Tribune

After 47 years, it’s more than an art exhibition. For many, it is also a reunion. “Artists who have been there for years and years, it’s like the old week at home,” said president Kathie Price. “It’s great fun to see everyone and visit everyone. We are really looking forward to this part. The 47th […]

International Wheelchair Tennis Camp Build a Racket at UH

UH Adaptive Athletics welcomes players for a week of activities By Mike Emery, 713-743-7197 This week all eyes are on Wimbledon, but another international tennis event features true champions of the court. The University of Houston welcomes young players ages 11-18 from around the world for the American Tennis Association/International Tennis Federation Junior Wheelchair Tennis […]

The Seacoast Artist Association Scholarships are awarded to local high school students

EXETER – The Seacoast Artist Association of Exeter has named its seven winners of the 2022 Art Grants. For the past 34 years, the Grants Committee has worked with local public secondary school teachers and guidance counselors who choose one talented senior from each school who pursues art studies in college or university. This year’s […]

University of Sheffield scholar to host celebration of exiled Afghan composers | New

Nine new orchestral works by Afghan composers, many of whom are silenced in their home countries and live in exile, will be presented in a concert co-organized and conducted by an academic from the University of Sheffield. Master musicians on traditional Afghan instruments will join the Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra at the Spitalfields Music Festival on […]

Disney launches Howard University fund to support black storytellers – The Hollywood Reporter

Disney has partnered with Howard University to help advance opportunities for underrepresented students in media and entertainment. The initiative, Howard University’s Disney Storytellers Fund, was announced by The Walt Disney Company on Sunday during the Essence Festival of Culture. The multi-year program will provide stipends over a five-year period for story-driven student projects in the […]

Rice University and UT-MD Anderson Cancer Center researchers discover new leukemia-killing compounds

HOUSTON – Houston-area researchers say they’ve discovered a potential new drug that will deliver a “death punch” against leukemia. According to a press release, researchers from Rice University and the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center said that although the potential drugs are still years away from being clinically tested, their recent study highlights […]

The Dr. Philip Baldeo Scholarship for Future Physicians is still accepting applications

Dr Philippe Baldeo New York physician Dr. Philip Baldeo is giving back with his scholarship fund for future doctors NEW YORK, USA, June 30, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — Students who dream of becoming future doctors can now apply for the Dr. Philip Baldeo Fellowship for Future Physicians. This is a scholarship that aims to provide funds […]

City hails Bluefield State’s college status | New

BLUEFIELD — Members of the Bluefield City Council will present an official proclamation today welcoming Bluefield State’s transition from college to university status. The presentation, which takes place at noon during the regular council meeting, is part of the week-long academic celebration, which will culminate Thursday evening at midnight when the college officially becomes a […]

MPOWER Global Citizen Scholarship 2022 ($10,000 Grand Prize)

Deadline: July 15, 2022 Applications are open for the MPOWER Global Citizen Scholarship 2022. The scholarships are awarded annually to international and DACA students enrolled in MPOWER supported universities. They have intentionally designed this scholarship program to be as broad as possible to match the broad and diverse experiences of international students. At MPOWER, they […]

Clarkson University Lists Graduates | Education

Clarkson University graduates Calcium Michael Kenneth Thomas, Bachelor, Civil Engineering Canton John Patrick Bailey, BSc, Civil Engineering, Minor in Mathematics Nicholas James Bos-Ladd, BA, Political Science and Data Science Taylor Marie Dawley, Ph.D., Physiotherapy Sarah Elizabeth Gale, Masters, Physician Assistant Studies Luke Alexander Gillis, Masters, Physician Assistant Studies Maelea Marta Mercado, BA, with Distinction, Mechanical […]

Natick Sons & Daughters of Italy announces scholarship recipients

The Natick Sons and Daughters of Italy last week announced the recipients of the community group’s two annual scholarships – the Natick Sons & Daughters of Italy, Scholarship Award and the Cristofori Scholarship Award. The awards, for which any student in the region is eligible, were established in 1926 to recognize academic and community achievement. […]

How Lamar University Mechanical Engineering Students Learn to Be Career Ready

Ask Shiva Bairi what is the pursuit of a Master in Mechanical Engineering at Lamar University (LU) means, and tell you it was one of the best decisions of their lives. With a particular interest in thermal systems and heat transfer, Bairi’s academic projects were complemented with comprehensive content and software systems that enabled a […]

‘Queering STEM Culture’ is set to be released on June 28

Assistant Professor of Chemical and Materials Engineering Kelly Cross is the driving force behind “Queering STEM Culture in US Higher Education,” a book she says gives voice to members of the STEM community, which is often relegated to the margins of the society. Co-edited and co-authored with Professor Stephanie Farrell of Rowan University and Assistant […]

Leadership Institute for Principals Celebrates 10 Years, Announces Scholarship and Promotion of 22-Year-Old Graduates

Celebrating the tenth anniversary of the Leadership Institute for School Principals program, the Kentucky Chamber Foundation hosted a luncheon, hosted by Deirdre Lyons and Alltech Research Farm, to commemorate the success of the program, thank sponsors and contributors, and recognize principals who have completed the program. The event also included a graduation ceremony for the […]

MI-HQ acquires Eastern Michigan University College of Business building

The revitalized building will create a downtown life sciences and technology hub Ypsilantiwith medical offices, multiple catering options and state-of-the-art wet lab spaces. ANN ARBOUR, Mich., June 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Michigan Innovation Headquarters (MI-HQ), a leader in developing innovative workspaces for life sciences and technology, has reached an agreement to purchase for Eastern Michigan […]

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