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Margaret White Receives UPS Scholarship

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September 19, 2012 – Shaw University student Margret White received the United Parcel Service (UPS) Foundation Scholarship during a recent check presentation ceremony at the headquarters of the North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities. White is a freshman from Tyner, North Carolina majoring in Speech Pathology.

The UPS Foundation Scholarship is awarded through the North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities (NCICU), the statewide organization of North Carolina's 36 non-profit, private colleges and universities accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). Shaw University is a member of NCICU.

UPS Division Manager and Independent College Fund of NC Board member, Nicole Brandon, presented a check for $86,400 for student scholarships at the 36 independent colleges and universities in North Carolina to Jack Frost, Independent College Fund Board Chairman; Hope Williams, NCICU President; Jim Brown Fund Director, and presidents and scholarship recipients including Shaw University President Dr. Dorothy Cowser Yancy. White receive $2,400 as part of the scholarship, to be applied towards tuition, books and general college expenses. She expressed appreciation and thanks for receiving the scholarship as it “helped her to attend the college of her choice and pursue a career as a therapist.”