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Quotidiano di informazione – Anno 31 n° 275

Corvias Foundation Celebrates 2019 College Scholarship Class At Annual Awards Ceremony

Posted by fidest press agency su venerdì, 19 luglio 2019

Corvias Foundation, a private charitable foundation dedicated to increasing opportunities for military families, recently invited the 13 recipients of the 2019 Corvias Foundation college scholarship class to Boston for an awards ceremony and orientation to recognize their accomplishments and prepare them for college life. The scholarships were awarded based on merit and need and given to eleven military children and two children of Corvias employees. The orientation provided students with key information to help them transition into the routine of higher education and life at college. Topics included financial independence, health and nutrition, professionalism, leadership, dorm life, time management and academic advising. Addition subjects were offered to the eleven military children students about the resources that are available to them as military dependents. Recent graduates of the program were also present at the orientation and provided the new scholars with peer mentoring. The graduates additionally received professional development guidance to help them transition into new careers.The awards, held at the Hotel Commonwealth, consisted of a luncheon and ceremony, during which the recipients were celebrated for receiving Corvias Foundation’s prestigious four-year college scholarship. The occasion further recognized the graduating college seniors who were recipients of the 2015 scholarships. Speakers at the event included Bill Kahn, professor of Management and Organizations at Boston University, Chelsea Williams, Founder and CEO of College Code, and Nancy Hunter Denny, professional speaker and leadership trainer.

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