Thursday, July 2, 2009

Students win Yale-New Haven Hospital scholarships for nursing and allied health fields

Yale-New Haven Hospital recently honored the seven winners of its minority scholarship awards.
The recipients, who live in greater New Haven and are enrolled in a full-time course of study towards a degree in nursing or the allied health field, will receive $2,000 per year award, for a total of $8,000 during their college career.
In 19 years, the hospital has awarded almost $350,000 in scholarships to minority students. To qualify, students must be a member of a minority group as defined by the federal government and enrolled in a full-time course of study towards a degree in nursing or an allied health field, which can include pharmacy, respiratory therapy or X-ray technology.

In the photo, front row (l-r) are: Eva Bryant, Hamden, who will major in nursing at Western Connecticut State University; Jenel Douglas, Ansonia, who will major in nursing at the University of Connecticut; Amanda Gonzalez, Derby, who plans to study nuclear medicine at Eastern Connecticut State University; Hemmy Gonzalez and Ebonie Tillery, both of New Haven, who both will major in nursing at Southern Connecticut State University; Elizabeth Heng, East Haven, who will study nursing at Western Connecticut State University. In back row (also l-r) are: Richard D’Aquila, executive vice president and COO, YNHH; Michael White, New Haven, who will study physical therapy at Western Connecticut State University; Reginald Mayo, PhD, superintendent, New Haven Public Schools; and Paul Patton, vice president of human resources, YNHH.

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Anonymous said...

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