July 2011

Imagine America Foundation Announces 2011 Gail Benjamin Fellowship Recipients

Washington, D.C. (July 14, 2011) – Tirelessly working to help students attaint their educational goals, Gail Benjamin was a determined advocate for career education whose actions warranted special recognition. In 2006, the Imagine America Foundation established The Gail Benjamin Fellowship to offer grants to send career college employees to the Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities (APSCU) Leadership Institute. This year, the Fellowship has announced two recipients of the 2011 grant: Angele  Blackshear-Brown, of Brown Mackie College – Northern Kentucky in Fort Mitchell, Ken. and Susan Green, of Anthem College in Maryland Heights, Mo.

Imagine America Foundation Announces New Appointments to Board of Directors

Washington, D.C. (July 06, 2011) – The Imagine America Foundation (IAF) announces the appointment of two officers to its Board of Directors. The new appointments are Chairman Russell Freeman of Coyne College and Treasurer Christopher M. Cimino of Neutron Interactive. The Foundation also announced the reappointment of Dennis Spisak of McGraw-Hill Career College Division, who will remain Vice-Chairman.

The Imagine America Foundation is career education’s largest provider of scholarships and also its primary research organization. IAF's board members are responsible for guiding the research- and scholarship-providing arm for the career college sector throughout the coming year.