Wilson College

Wilson College

Posted on May 15, 2020

Beginning with the fall 2020 semester, students accepted into the Wilson College Single Parent Scholar Program will no longer have to pay for on-campus housing. The program, open to single parents who qualify academically for admission to Wilson, allows participants to live in on-campus housing with up to two children…

Temple University

Two people holding an award at temple Univeristy

Posted on October 1, 2016

Renee 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.”…

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 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.…

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.…

Misericordia University

An article from a magazine

Posted on January 1, 2016

Although 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.…