Spring 2009

  • By Jenny Faubert During these hard times, people are looking toward the future. For many this includes seeking a higher education. Finding funding options for school has become more important than ever before. Each year $80 billion in grants, loans and work-study assistance is available through financial aid. For most schools, in order to receive financial aid students must fill out a...
  • By Andrea Spisak The Imagine America Foundation takes great pride in the career college sector and the schools that work with our scholarship and award programs. In an effort to acknowledge schools dedicated to providing affordable higher education opportunities to students, the Imagine America Foundation has decided to highlight new campuses that have enrolled into one or more of IAF...
  • By Jenny Faubert Katrina Wheeler's Photography “I know it doesn't take a degree to make a photographer, but for me, I needed that extra instruction to really hone in on my style, perfect my skills, and really master my trade,” said Katrina Wheeler, a student of the Academy of Art University Online and an Imagine America MAP recipient. Katrina started her own part-time...
  • By Jenny Faubert You might've heard the term millennials, and maybe even neo-millennials, but do you know what they are? The Imagine America Foundation, in collaboration with ED MAP, has developed a new webinar series devoted to answering this question. This series, designed to help better understand millennials, neo-millennials and virtual high school students, will be presented in...
  • By Danica Benson It's a new year and our 2009 Imagine America program has started! With that, students want to know, "Just what is the Imagine America scholarship and how do I apply?" First, the Imagine America scholarship is a program that allows each high school to nominate up to three students to receive $1,000 toward their tuition when they enroll at a participating...
  • By Jenny Faubert On November 3, 2008, Andrea Wilcox Spisak joined the Imagine America Foundation family as the Director of Strategic Development. In this position, Spisak’s primary responsibility will be to develop relationships with career colleges to offer the Imagine America scholarship and award programs. Spisak has extensive experience with the career college sector. Before...
  • By Jenny Faubert For people who need information in an instant, the Foundation now has readable electronic versions of its publications available online. With a subscription, information can be accessed anytime, anywhere via the Internet. All you have to do is sign in. Why would you want access to online publications when you can get the hard copies? You’ll never lose this copy!...
  • By Torian Brown The Imagine America Foundation (IAF) continues to be successful in its activities: scholarships, research and training. The Foundation’s success is largely due to financial support from the contributors and supporters of the 21st Century Workforce Fund. These contributors and supporters consist of career colleges, school owners, foundations, companies and individuals...