Hackensack Meridian Health Announces the Sheila Cancro Institute for Nursing Leadership and Practice Excellence

Hackensack Meridian Health is pleased to announce the creation of the Sheila Cancro Institute for Nursing Leadership and Practice Excellence to provide infrastructure, support and advocacy for nurses as they advance their careers, education and research. In addition, a New Career Initiative will help build a pipeline of new nurses by offering financial relief to students.

UC Irvine alumni Paul and Jo Butterworth pledge $35.5 million to Donald Bren School

University of California, Irvine alumnus Paul Butterworth, co-founder and chief technology officer of enterprise software developer Vantiq Inc., and his wife, Jo Butterworth, also a UCI graduate, have named UCI as a beneficiary of their estate. The gift, valued at approximately $35.5 million, will support the Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences.

Salisbury University President Lepre Outlines Goals in Inaugural State of the University Address

Increasing enrollment, enhancing national rankings, expanding diversity and inclusion leadership, and exploring the creation of new academic pathways are some of the key initiatives Salisbury University President Carolyn Ringer Lepre announced during her inaugural State of the University address.

University of Maryland’s Smith School and the Deloitte Foundation to Fund Scholarships for Students Pursuing a Fifth-year Master’s Program in Accounting

Maryland’s Smith School of Business and Deloitte Foundation have launched a scholarship program to support a racially and ethnically diverse student population and help strengthen the pipeline of diverse CPA talent.

Binghamton University announces $37.5 million in new endowed scholarships

Thanks to a generous anonymous family, 25 incoming Binghamton University undergraduate students will receive scholarships per class year until the program reaches a steady state of 100 scholarships awarded per year.

UCI named Fulbright HSI Leader by State Department for second consecutive year

The University of California, Irvine has been named a 2022 Fulbright HSI Leader by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. Last year, UCI was an inaugural recipient of the newly created designation, which recognizes the noteworthy engagement that selected Hispanic-Serving Institutions have achieved with the Fulbright Program, the federal government’s flagship international educational exchange program.

UCI Esports announces fall addition of Valorant team

Irvine, Calif., July 25, 2022 – The University of California, Irvine will expand its 5-year-old esports program this fall by adding a Valorant team to its existing Overwatch and League of Legends teams. Valorant is a first-person hero shooter video game developed and published by Riot Games that was originally released in June 2020.

FAU Foundation Raises $81.24 Million in Record-setting Year

The Florida Atlantic University Foundation raised more than $81.24 million from more than 5,332 donors at the end of the 2022 fiscal year – the largest amount raised in the University’s history. This total breaks the record of $57 million from the previous year and demonstrates a continued trajectory for growth.

FAU Receives $28 Million Scholarship Gift to Support Medical Education

FAU’s Schmidt College of Medicine received an estate pledge of $28 million from John and Ann Wood to support scholarships for medical students. This is the largest scholarship gift in FAU’s history and the largest known scholarship gift to a Florida public university’s medical school.

The George Washington University to Designate $22.5 Million in Gifts to Create Scholarships for Students in Financial Need

As the George Washington University stands on the threshold of its third century in 2021, the university today reached a significant philanthropic milestone as it announced more than $22.5 million in gifts that will be used to create need-based student scholarships.

AIP Provides Aid to Struggling Physics, Astronomy Students Impacted by COVID-19 Pandemic

To help students struggling through financial challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the American Institute of Physics has established an emergency relief fund to support needs-based scholarships for undergraduate students in physics and astronomy. The AIP-SPS Student Emergency Scholarship Fund will be awarded on a rolling basis during this spring and summer and throughout the 2020-2021 academic year to provide immediate and timely relief for students who have been negatively impacted by the pandemic.