Convocation 2015 brought much needed financial relief 

Convocation 2015 brought much needed financial relief for four students who were surprised with an academic scholarship award that will cover tuition costs for their final year of attendance.


The students are listed below:

School of Medicine
Francheska Desravines, SOM, Senior, from Miami, Florida



School of Dentistry
Pashe Sanders, SOD, Senior from Akron, OH



School of Graduate Studies and Research –
Master of Science in Public Health
Carlton Baskin, MSPH, 2nd year from Madison, Alabama



Trakendra Irby, MSPH, 2nd year from Horn Lake, Mississippi


The 100% (tuition-only) Presidential Student Leadership Scholarships are funded by the U S Department of Education’s Historically Black Graduate Institution (HBGI) Part B Programs (commonly referred to as Title III).