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NFI/NPDP Alumni Event - Save the Date
Are you a Networks Financial Institute / Networks Professional Development Program alumni?
If so then there's an Homecoming event just for you.
Save Friday, September 30, 2016 for the NFI/NPDP alumni event. Details coming soon.
Indiana State Students Awarded Lilly Endowment Scholarship
July 15, 2016
Two incoming Indiana State University freshmen have been awarded the Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship. Now in its 19th year, the Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Program has awarded more than $333 million. Taylor Thrasher of Sullivan County and Kyle Collins of Pulaski County are recipients of this prestigious award that provides four years of full-tuition scholarships and book stipends to Indiana students. Kyle is a Networks Scholar and a member of the Class of 2020 Networks Professional Development Program.
"I am extremely grateful for the Lilly Endowment Scholarship and the Pulaski County Community Foundation for selecting me among a great group of peers," Collins said. "In high school I had the chance to learn the importance of philanthropy, academic excellence and community involvement. Being given this honor, I have realized that it is my responsibility to make my hometown proud with what I do."
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Welcome to the 2016 University Honors Scholars
July 12, 2016
Indiana State University has awarded the University Honors Scholarship to 31 outstanding freshmen set to begin their studies this fall.
The students chosen for these competitive scholarships demonstrated high levels of academic achievement throughout high school and during an on-campus interview process. Specifically, students are required to have at least two of the following: a cumulative GPA of at least 3.75 on a 4.0 scale, a score of 1200 on the SAT or 26 on the ACT and a ranking within the top 10 percent of their high school class.
Congratulations to all 31 students and welcome to the Scott College of Business to the three taking business degrees, Alison Dial (accounting), Taylor Yates (business administration), and Taylor Morris (finance). All three are also joining the Networks Professional Development Program, class of 2020.
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Welcome to the 2016 Networks Scholars
July 8, 2016
Eight incoming Indiana State University students have been awarded the Networks Scholarship for 2016.
Networks Financial Institute Scholarship provides first-year students with full in-state tuition for four years and a $3,000 professional development account. Recipients of the Networks Scholarship have also been presented the opportunity to become part of the prestigious Networks Professional Development Program in the Scott College of Business. The Networks Program is intended to develop future leaders of the financial services and business fields.
There is a heavy focus on both professional and personal growth through hands-on learning, industry relationships and personalized coaching through participation in weekly educational seminars, student-led planning and execution of projects that impact the program and the university and community with events like the annual Ethics Conference held at Indiana State each spring.
Congratulations and welcome to Gretchen Burkhart, Kyle Collins, Kyle Deters, Luke Fleck, Jacob Kissick, Samantha Lewis, Andy Mersman, and Allison Meyer.
Welcome to the 2016 Gongaware Scholars
June 2, 2016
Four students have been selected to participate in the 2015-16 class of Gongaware Scholars in the Scott College of Business at Indiana State University.
The Gongaware Scholarship provides recipients with a full in-state tuition scholarship, a $3,000 professional development account and creates networking opportunities through involvement in various events and activities. Students are given multiple professional and developmental opportunities including paid internships, professional mentors and leadership roles. Gongaware Scholars also participate in the Networks Professional Development Program and receive a laptop computer through the ISU Laptop Award.
Congratulations and welcome to Addison Grooms, Erika Perry, Gregory Darling, and Chevy Elliott.
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