SOU Foundation Awards Scholarships to Single Mothers

The Columbia Pacific Foundation creates three $3,000 scholarships for single moms

(Ashland, Ore.) — The SOU Foundation awarded three new Columbia Pacific Foundation Scholarships this month—funds that will help three single mothers attend college.

Business administration junior Daniella Bivens (Grants Pass) and graduate students Johanna Morris, a special education student (Klamath Falls) and interdisciplinary studies student Kathleen Gamer (Ashland) each received a $2,000 Columbia Pacific scholarship, which was then matched by $1,000 from the SOU Foundation.

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Three SOU Professors Awarded Presidential Funds for Research, Creative Work

The SOU Seal(Ashland, Ore.) — An international study of teen bullying, an artist-in-residence program in Budapest and a live art performance in New York—these are just three of the scholarly and creative projects that Southern Oregon University faculty are pursuing.

Because of the significance of these projects nationally and internationally, SOU President Mary Cullinan chose them as recipients of the 2012 President’s Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity Fund. This is the second year that these funds have been made available through the SOU Foundation.

“SOU faculty are being widely recognized. Their research and creative endeavors enrich their teaching and provide extraordinary experiences for students,” says Cullinan. “I want to increase the visibility of our faculty’s work on campus and beyond.”

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