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Exploring the Skies - Cooke Scholar Harun Mehmedinovic

Posted by Marc Linmore on Apr 13, 2017 12:53:17 PM

We’ve all been told to 'reach for the stars', but what if the stars are hidden?

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Topics: Scholar Spotlight, Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, Video, Profile, Arts, alumni, photography

Undergraduate Transfer Scholar Sofia Medina in Emmy-Nominated TV Segment

Posted by Amber Styles on Sep 10, 2015 4:34:00 PM

Undergraduate Transfer Scholar Sofia Medina is featured in an Emmy-nominated program titled "An Immigrant’s Story." This segment of Classroom Close-up, NJ produced and edited by Kevin Ronan details the hurdles Sofia faced to become a pre-med student at Johns Hopkins University.

After emigrating from Ecuador in 2000, the Medina family struggled to have their permanent residency finalized. Being undocumented meant that Sofia was not eligible to receive many forms of financial aid and prevented her from accepting enrollment offers at the prestigious universities she had originally set her sights on.

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Topics: Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship, Scholar Spotlight, Scholar News, Profile, JKCF in the News

9 Unexpected Honors of Our Undergraduate Transfer Scholars

Posted by Amber Styles on Aug 17, 2015 1:57:13 PM

Our Undergraduate Transfer Scholars represent a diverse and talented group of individuals. When you gather them in a single room some pretty interesting stories begin to emerge. At Scholars Weekend this year, we discovered a few remarkable accomplishments that might not have made it onto their college resumes.

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Topics: Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship, Scholars, Scholars Weekend, Profile

Cooke Scholar Shrochis Karki Helps Communities Rebuild After Earthquake Tragedy

Posted by Marc Linmore on Jun 2, 2015 3:34:00 PM

When one of this year’s most tragic natural disasters unfolded, a Cooke Graduate Scholar alumnus was among those leading the relief response.

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Topics: Scholar Spotlight, Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, Video, Profile, Graduate Scholar, Scholar accomplishment, alumni, service

Cooke Scholar Emily Hedin Transforms Communities Half a World Away

Posted by Marc Linmore on May 13, 2015 3:10:37 PM

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Topics: Scholar Spotlight, Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, Video, Profile, Graduate Scholar, Scholar accomplishment, alumni, service

Video: Undergraduate Transfer and Graduate Scholar Harun Mehmedinovic

Posted by Anthony Baracat on May 20, 2014 4:52:00 PM

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation is proud to present a video spotlight on former Undergraduate Transfer and Graduate Scholar Harun Mehmedinovic.

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Topics: Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship, Scholar Spotlight, Video, Profile, Arts, Graduate Scholar, Scholar accomplishment

Profile: AVID - Decades of College Dreams

Posted by Elizabeth Davidson on Oct 24, 2013 3:30:00 PM

 

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Topics: college readiness, college access, AVID, Profile

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