Winter 2007

  • by Jenny Faubert For all the high school seniors out there trying to navigate the maze of financing their college education, not so long ago (at least in my mind) I was also starting college. I remember feeling like a deer caught in headlights. As the first in my family to attend college, I had NO clue how to finance my education. Student loans were my only option, right? Wrong! Did you...
  • by Danica Benson The Imagine America Foundation recently got a whiff of something new over at the Lincoln Technical Institute campus in Columbia, MD. We decided to pay a visit to check it out, and what we found was quite exciting. Lincoln Technical Institute has opened a brand-new Culinary Arts wing. Three new modern industrial kitchens – two for cooking and one for baking –...
  • by Jenny Faubert Mark Harris knew at a young age that he wanted to serve his country. Just 10 days after his 17th birthday, he joined the U.S. Air Force. Why the Air Force? His father was in the Air Force, and as far back as Mark can remember, he loved it. For Mark, it was an easy choice making the military his career. During his 30 years of service one of Mark’s greatest...
  • by Kerry Turner 2007 Military Leadership Award Recipients Left to right: Dennis Johnson (Grantham University – Kansas City, MO), Benjamin Claus (Triangle Tech – Greensburg, PA), Mark Harris (MedVance Institute – Cookeville, TN). The Imagine America Foundation awarded $5,000 scholarships to retired and active duty military personnel attending career colleges at a ceremony...
  • A: Great question! Oftentimes the contact information for schools change without notice and it is very important for the schools, as well as the students, to have the proper contact information on file to ensure that pending scholarship applications can be processed as quickly as possible. Listed below are the steps for high school counselors to update their contact information. First go...
  • by Torian Brown The Imagine America Foundation is pleased to announce three new employees: Danica Benson, Scholarship Services Coordinator; Patricia Gallagher, Executive Assistant; and Ronnie Richmond II, Outreach Coordinator. As Scholarship Services Coordinator, Danica will be essential to the operations of our scholarship and award programs. She will work closely with high school...
  • by Ronnie Richmond So you've heard about the Imagine America high school scholarship program, but how much do you know about the Imagine America Military Award Program? For those students who may be interested in applying or learning more about the Military Award Program (MAP), the process just got a little easier. The new "How to Apply for the Imagine America Military Award Program...
  • Of course the leading career education companies know that one of the most important strategic priorities to achieve growth is increasing the capabilities of their workforce. After more than a year in the making, the Center for Excellence in Education (CEE) has its newest strategic partner. After an extensive evaluation by its regional education directors and training managers, UTI found...