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“Our goal more recently is to have a higher monetary amount per scholarship and have a longer impact,” said Abigail Kopp, fund president.
In addition to his new job, Finch will maintain his duties as a climate fellow at the Rockefeller Institute of Government in Albany, New York.
“I don’t like the term ‘holistic’ because people think of us as old hippies," said Christel Autuori, director of the Institute for Holistic Health Studies.
Omnikal has teamed with Norwalk Community College to create a scholarship program to encourage African American males to pursue studies in the STEM field.
Triangle Community Center offers training that includes an overview of the LGBTQ experience, as well as shifting views of gender identification.
Based in Dingle, Ireland, the new institute is named for the writer who focused on mankind’s connection to creation and the environment.
Over the past five years, more than half of the winning teams had at least one woman as a team founder, while 60 percent were solely founded by a woman.
The Fairfield-based school also announced partnerships with Rochester Polytechnic Institute and Columbia University to provide a dual-degree opportunity.
Sacred Heart University’s Jack Welch College of Business (WCOB) will debut an undergraduate degree program focused on hospitality, resort and tourism management in the fall 2018 semester.
The college president noted that funding is his most significant challenge, adding that “if we had more funding, we’d have even more of an impact.”
The clinical program at the university’s Marion Peckham Egan School of Nursing and Health Studies will prepare students to become expert nurse midwives in every stage and setting of midwifery care.
The new program, which is the only one of its kind being offered by a Connecticut college, will be limited to 30 students.
In her latest endeavor, Jennifer Openshaw is laying the foundation for a new generation of women to succeed in the corporate world.
The grant is designed to help cover expenses for current students with fewer than 70 college credits, as well as those with more but who have not completed a college degree.
The grants are aimed at programs supporting families living within the ALICE (Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed) income threshold.