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Featherstone Foundation Awards $90,000 in College Scholarships to 30 Exceptional Baltimore Area Students

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Friday, September 23, 2022

BALTIMORE, Sept. 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The William & Lanaea C. Featherstone Foundation , an award-winning nonprofit, touts its Featherstone College Scholarship Award recipients.

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  • BALTIMORE, Sept. 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The William & Lanaea C. Featherstone Foundation , an award-winning nonprofit, touts its Featherstone College Scholarship Award recipients.
  • This year, 30 exceptional Featherstone Scholars will receive $3,000 merit-based scholarships during a special awards ceremony on Friday Sept. 23 at noon.
  • "She reinforces our values that higher education is a gateway to economic opportunities for all," said Juliana Lopez, executive director, William & Lanaea C. Featherstone Foundation.
  • Since 2017, the Featherstone Foundation has provided more than $236,000 through 98 scholarships to students from 20 countries who now attend 12 institutions.

Capstone On Campus Management Continues Strategic Staff Promotions

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Tuesday, July 5, 2022

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., July 5, 2022  /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- COCM recently promoted three of its veteran student housing professionals: Vallyn Merrick, Corey Reedy, and Jennifer Hornbuckle.

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  • COCM is pleased to announce strategic staff promotions to support its continued growth as the leading on-campus third-party management company with a portfolio of 34,389 beds on 36 campuses across the US.
  • Jennifer joined COCM in 2011 as the Director of University Affiliated Housing at Towson University.
  • She took some time away in 2017 to work with Sodexo as their National Brand Manager for Student Living.
  • Jennifer returned to COCM in the summer of 2017 to serve as the Regional Manager for Courtyards and South Campus Commons at the University of Maryland.

Oracle Cloud Helps Schools Embrace the Next Era of Higher Education

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Wednesday, January 19, 2022

To be able to quickly adapt in the face of adversity, leading higher education institutions are looking to Oracle Cloud.

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  • To be able to quickly adapt in the face of adversity, leading higher education institutions are looking to Oracle Cloud.
  • With Oracle Cloud for Higher Education , including Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) , Oracle Fusion Cloud Applications , and Oracle Student Cloud , schools including Bowie State University, Butler Community College, Coppin State University, Skidmore College, and University of Pittsburgh are simplifying business processes, maximizing resources, and better supporting their students and staff.
  • To learn more about how Oracle Cloud is helping higher education institutions, tune into Oracle's Virtual Summit: Charting the Future of Higher Education.
  • Oracle Fusion Cloud Applications Suite offers a fully integrated suite of cloud applications to run every part of a university including Oracle Fusion Cloud Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) , Oracle Fusion Cloud Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) , Oracle Fusion Cloud Supply Chain Management & Manufacturing (SCM) , Oracle Fusion Cloud Human Capital Management (HCM) , and Oracle Fusion Cloud Advertising & Customer Experience (CX) .

Thirty Outstanding Students Win Featherstone Scholarships Powered by State Farm, Embassy of Mexico Partnership

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Friday, September 24, 2021

These outstanding students from Baltimore City and across the state of Maryland receive up to $3,000 scholarships for their stellar academic performance.

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  • These outstanding students from Baltimore City and across the state of Maryland receive up to $3,000 scholarships for their stellar academic performance.
  • This year's impressive honorees include notable Featherstone winners such as Joseph Manu, a Coppin State University student, who made it to finals of the Tokyo Olympics for track and field.
  • The Featherstone Foundation's college and career readiness initiatives provide merit-based scholarships to first-generation college students and honors academic excellence from communities who are traditionally underrepresented in higher-education.
  • Since 2017, the Featherstone Foundation has awarded over $156,000 in scholarships through 72 awards to students from 19 countries from 11 institutions.

Constellation Accepting Applications for 2021 Energy to Educate Grant Program

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Tuesday, August 10, 2021

Constellation, a leading energy and energy solutions provider, announced today it is now accepting applications for its 2021 E2 Energy to Educate grant program, which provides funding for student projects focusing on energy innovation.

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  • Constellation, a leading energy and energy solutions provider, announced today it is now accepting applications for its 2021 E2 Energy to Educate grant program, which provides funding for student projects focusing on energy innovation.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210810005160/en/
    Constellation's 2021 Energy to Educate program includes an added focus on inspiring equity in the energy industry.
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    This year, Constellation has refreshed its E2 innovation themes (see below) to emphasize inspiring equity in the energy industry.
  • Projects included solar car competitions, fuel cell technology, energy storage, wind power, and teaching energy concepts via an interactive gaming platform.

Coppin State University and Featherstone Foundation Announce Strategic Partnership

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Thursday, July 1, 2021

BALTIMORE, July 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The William & Lanaea C. Featherstone Foundation and Coppin State University announce a strategic partnership that will create economic and professional opportunities for students from underrepresented communities.

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  • BALTIMORE, July 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The William & Lanaea C. Featherstone Foundation and Coppin State University announce a strategic partnership that will create economic and professional opportunities for students from underrepresented communities.
  • "State Farm is delighted to support the Featherstone Foundation in their efforts to provide economic opportunities for underrepresented communities," said Lonzo Warren, owner, State Farm Agency and alumni, Coppin State University.
  • The 2021 inaugural Coppin State University's Featherstone HBCU College Scholarship Award recipients are:
    Since 2017, the Featherstone Foundation has awarded over $156,000 in scholarships through 72 awards to students from 19 countries who now attend Coppin State University, Cornell University, Goucher College, Morgan State University, Northwestern University, The University of Baltimore, St. Mary's College of Maryland and the University of Maryland.
  • The Featherstone HBCU Scholarships at Coppin State University are powered by State Farm.

University System of Maryland Launches an Instructional Design Support Center for More than 11,000 Faculty

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Tuesday, August 4, 2020

The system will tap independent instructional design firm iDesign , which has worked with more than 100 institutions to design, build and support award-winning online courses.

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  • The system will tap independent instructional design firm iDesign , which has worked with more than 100 institutions to design, build and support award-winning online courses.
  • "This support center will help us build surge capacity for faculty, providing them with instructional design support they need to thrive and do their best work in the online environment."
  • The Instructional Design Support Center (IDSC) is designed to ease the transition to online teaching for faculty and, by extension, improve course quality for students.
  • The participating campuses that will each receive customized IDSC deployments include: Bowie State University; Coppin State University; Frostburg State University; Salisbury University; Towson University; University of Baltimore; University of Maryland, Baltimore; University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science; University of Maryland, College Park; and University of Maryland Eastern Shore.