Greewich Time – Stamford Dollars for Scholars awarded 29 city high school graduates scholarships worth $97,500 at its sixth annual ceremony last week.
More than 180 family, friends and guests attended the ceremony, which featured a keynote address from Gary Freeman, president of Stamford Dollars for Scholars. Twenty-three of the scholarships, valued at $44,000 were sponsored by generous individuals and organizations in the community.
UConn Foundation – Donors Peter ’55 (BUS) and Re’ Telep are committed to supporting UConn Stamford students today – and in the future.
In 2009, the couple established the Telep Family Scholarship to support UConn Stamford students. Recently, the two decided to ensure the scholarship’s longevity by creating an endowed scholarship through their estate plans. For the Teleps, this scholarship is an opportunity to give back and help others move ahead in the world.
New England Real Estate Journal – The Connecticut/Western Massachusetts Chapter of the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR) has named the University of Connecticut Scholarship recipients for the 2015/2016 academic year.
School of Business Alumnus Gives to Make College Accessible to All
UConn Foundation – UConn alumnus Dan Toscano says the best part about giving to scholarships is seeing the blossoming that can happen to a student during his or her college career. “You see a career start to play out, and it started with a good foundation,” he said in a segment that will play on Connecticut NPR stations from April 20 through Memorial Day weekend.