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Point Alum Ashley Burnside was born with cerebral palsy, the most common childhood motor disability, and spent much of her childhood learning how to adapt. As a teenager, her experiences as both a...

January 11, 2022, Hope Harris

Meet Point Flagship Scholar Andreas Copes

The Point Flagship scholarship for LGBTQ students provides financial assistance, mentoring,...

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January 07, 2022, Hope Harris

Meet Point Flagship Scholar Jo Lew

The Point Flagship scholarship for LGBTQ students provides financial assistance, mentoring,...

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December 13, 2021, Hope Harris

Point Scholar Perspectives: Out in Higher Education

This November, Point Foundation presented our inaugural Out in Higher Ed Week, a campaign designed...

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December 12, 2021, Hope Harris

A Message from Jorge Valencia, Executive Director & CEO

Photo: Jorge Valencia, Point Foundation's Executive Director & CEO As we approach 2022, we are now...

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December 07, 2021, Hope Harris

Handling Holiday Stress as an LGBTQ Student

Holidays are stressful for everyone— there’s pressure related to gift-giving, travel arrangements...

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December 07, 2021, Hope Harris

Meet Point Flagship Scholar Morgan Beaven

The Point Flagship scholarship for LGBTQ students provides financial assistance, mentoring,...

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December 06, 2021, Hope Harris

Meet Point Flagship Scholar Arianna Peró

The Point Flagship scholarship for LGBTQ students provides financial assistance, mentoring,...

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December 02, 2021, Hope Harris

Meet Point Flagship Scholar Sofia Arlen

The Point Flagship scholarship for LGBTQ students provides financial assistance, mentoring,...

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November 24, 2021, Hope Harris

Meet Point Community College Scholarship Recipient Anthony Adero Olweny

Which community college are you currently attending? University of the District of Columbia...

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November 16, 2021, Hope Harris

Meet Point Flagship Scholar Kelvin Moore, Jr.

Why did you choose your major or program?  I had grown up always interested in healthcare. It...

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November 12, 2021, Hope Harris

Meet Point Flagship Scholar Jessie Melina Garcia Gutiérrez

Why did you choose your major or program?  I choose to pursue an MPH because I believe that the...

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November 09, 2021, Hope Harris

Meet Point Flagship Scholar Mikiko Thelwell

Why did you choose your major or program?  I chose medicine because it is inherently...

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