The Charlotte W. Newcombe Foundation is pleased to share articles of interest from the campuses where Newcombe scholars are hard at work.
Temple University October 2016
Access and Success for AllRenee Kirby, Temple University's Associate Director of Disability Resources and Services, is honored in this article about her work at Temple with students with disabilities. She was recently inducted into the Susan Daniels Disability Mentoring Hall of Fame for "making a significant difference in the lives of youths and adults with disabilities through mentoring."
- Temple Now
Gallaudet University Fall 2016
Partnering for SuccessIn 2013, Gallaudet University's Alumni Association answered the challenge from the Charlotte W. Newcombe Foundation to match a pledge of $100,000 distributed over five years. This unique partnership between the Foundation and alumni in creating this endowed fund will benefit students at Gallaudet for years to come.
- Gallaudet University News
Edinboro University of Pennsylvania Summer 2016
Online Programs for Students with DisabilitiesEdinboro University has been celebrated by the OnlineSchoolsCenter.com, a virtual publication, for providing accommodations for students with disabilities who are enrolled in online courses. An article titled "Navigating an Online Education for Students with Disabilities" highlights the benefits and appeals of pursuing a college education online for students with a disability at Edinboro University.
- Edinboro University News
New Jersey City University May 2016
1,877 NJCU Grads Now Ready for the FutureExemplifying the challenges faced by many mature women students, Newcombe Scholar Shalonda McCall graduated from NJCU with a flourish. Her accomplishment was highlighted in an article in The Jersey Journal that shared her story and captured her joy.
- The Jersey Journal
Rider University Spring 2016
Finding a WayThe impact of the Newcombe Scholarship program at Rider University and the story of Charlotte W. Newcombe is the focus of a feature article in the Spring 2016 edition of Rider Magazine. Featuring a story of individual courage and determination, Rider's article demonstrates the significance of recognizing and acknowledging the efforts of non-traditional students.
- Rider Magazine
Misericordia University Winter 2016
Speaking from the HeartAlthough the focus of this article that appeared in Misericordia Today is not a Newcombe Scholar (she is too young to qualify), Asia found her strength and access to higher education through the Women with Children program at the University, a program that receives scholarship support through the Newcombe Foundation. Her remarkable story exemplifies the difficulties of being a single mother, her struggle to provide for her family, and her courage. Her involvement in advocating for nutritional assistance for people of low income took her to Washington, DC.
- Misericordia Today