Gallaudet University

Two people holding a jumbo size check at a ceremony at Gaulladet Collge

Posted on September 1, 2016

In 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. …

Edinboro University of Pennsylvania

A student using a wheelchair and teacher at Edinboro College

Posted on July 1, 2016

Edinboro University has been celebrated by the, 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.…

Fairleigh Dickinson University

Fairleigh Dickinson University

Posted on June 1, 2016

Addressing Language-based Learning Disabilities: The Regional Center – Providing comprehensive support for students with learning disabilities with the goal of creating independent learners…

Rider University

an article from a magazine

Posted on May 1, 2016

The 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.…

New Jersey City University

A woman graduating from New Jersey City University

Posted on May 1, 2016

Exemplifying the challenges faced by many Mature 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.…