Scholarship fund established in Miller’s memory – UB Now: News and views for UB faculty and staff

Teresa Miller always made an impression. She exuded personal warmth and a professional commitment to using education and the law to advance the human condition. 

Miller, who died on Aug. 6 at the age of 59, joined the faculty at the School of Law in 1995, specializing in immigration law, criminal procedure and prisoner law. During her distinguished career at UB, she became the inaugural vice provost for inclusive excellence, where she made great strides in leading the university’s efforts to build a culture of equity, diversity and inclusivity. Her vision built the Office of Inclusive Excellence and launched forward-looking

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Italy rancher Refel Rushing creates $100K scholarship fund

Italy resident and Texas State University alumnus Refel Rushing recently created a matching entrepreneurship scholarship fund with the McCoy College of Business Foundation at TSU. The Refel Rushing Entrepreneurship Scholarship, with funds totaling $100,000, will provide scholarships to students from South Texas who are attending Texas State University.

“The McCoy College of Business Foundation at Texas State University is proud to partner with alumnus Refel Rushing in establishing the Refel Rushing Entrepreneurship Scholarship.  This scholarship will benefit aspiring business students with an interest in entrepreneurship and honors the life-long commitment of Mr. Rushing in his own entrepreneurial pursuits,” said Kent

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Applications open for Daniels Fund scholarship program | Local News

SHERIDAN — Applications for the nationally-recognized Daniels Scholarship Program are open for high school seniors in Colorado, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming. 

The Daniels Scholarship Program provides the opportunity for highly motivated students to earn a bachelor’s degree that helps them build a successful career and rewarding life. 

Now in its 21st year, the program has provided more than $220 million in undergraduate scholarships to approximately 4,600 students. The goal of the program is to help each Daniels Scholar thrive through college and earn a degree — a step that will ultimately lead to becoming an independent, contributing citizen with

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Beyonce, Jay-Z Partner With Tiffany’s for Scholarship Fund

Be good indeed. Beyoncé and Jay-Z, coming off the heels of their About Love campaign with Tiffany & Co., announced on Thursday (Sept. 9) that their charities BeyGOOD and the Shawn Carter Foundation have partnered with the luxury jewelry brand to launch the About Love Scholarship program.

Together, they have pledged $2 million in scholarship funding to Historically Black Colleges and Universitites — also known as HBCUs — to help students who are pursuing studies in history, communications, or the arts. The scholarship will be award to five colleges that are both private and public. The selected schools are

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9/11 scholarship fund to raise another $25m as number of victims’ children grows

A scholarship fund created in the wake of the 9/11 terrorist attacks to benefit children of victims has set a new fundraising target of $25million as the number of students needing support continues to grow.

The Families of Freedom Scholarship Fund is the largest fund for children whose parents were killed or left permanently disabled in the attacks, reports the New York Times.

The fund, founded by former president Bill Clinton and former senator Bob Dole, raised more than $100 million in its first year alone to help support students through postsecondary education.

To date the fund has raised

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Hawaiian teen uses money from recycling to fund college scholarships

Where some people see trash, Genshu Price sees opportunity.

Price, 13, lives on Oahu, and is the founder of Bottles4College. Through the program, Price takes cans and bottles that he finds littering parks and beaches, recycles them, and puts the money aside for college scholarships. He started Bottles4College three years ago to raise money for his college fund, but decided he also wanted to boost other students in need of assistance. 

“We’re helping the environment by recycling,” Price told The Associated Press. “We’re helping education by providing scholarship funds for Hawaii kids and inspiring them to want to get

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WSTMBlue Knights NY Annual Scholarship Fundraiser Motorcycle Ride to benefit
CNY studentsBlue Knights NY Chapter 19’s Annual Motorcycle Ride will be kicking off
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First ‘Run Billy Run’ race for William J. Boyle Scholarship Fund planned on Oct. 2 at Ashley Reservoir in Holyoke

The William J. Boyle Scholarship Fund is hosting their first ever “Run Billy Run” 5K road race and 1-mile walk at the Ashley Reservoir in Holyoke on Oct. 2 to raise money to support Springfield students going from Putnam Vocational Technical High School to Springfield Technical Community College, the same educational path taken by the late Judge William Boyle.

Boyle got into running one day in his late 40s at his son’s lacrosse practice. He decided that instead of watching on the sidelines, he would walk around the field.

“Walking turned into jogging and jogging turned into running and running

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TETFUND scholarship beneficiaries lament shortage of fund

Some of the lecturers under the Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFUND academic staff training and development programme have lamented the shortage of funds to enable them complete their studies abroad.

They said that the current exchange rate was a major challenge affecting their studies abroad as a result of Naira depreciation, which made them embark on certain jobs to complete their studies.

The lecturers disclosed this when TETFUND delegation from Abuja visited the Federal College of Education (Technical), Asaba, Delta State, to reconcile records with tertiary institutions and to get feedback from beneficiaries of the training programme.

Some lecturers, Hector

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Accident victim’s best friend raising money for scholarship fund

MAPLETON, Utah — The best friend of a 13-year-old Mapleton boy killed in a go-kart accident is raising money this weekend to donate to a scholarship fund in his buddy’s name.

READ: Utah missionary among 2 killed in head-on collision

Bridger Robison was killed on July 15 when the go-kart he was riding crashed into a vehicle at an intersection.

On Friday, the Mapleton Police Department shared a message from Robison’s best friend, Wyatt Alvey, about a fund-raising effort taking place during the city’s Pioneer Day celebration Saturday.

“Bridger and I were best friends. We did everything together and

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