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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 01, 2019, teampoint

Significant Impact

Mission: Point Foundation empowers promising LGBTQ students to achieve their full academic and...

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May 20, 2018, teampoint

Three Lessons from a Point Alumni

  I met writer and Point alumni Ellen Adams in the last few hours of the Point Arts and Humanities...

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September 05, 2017, teampoint

#ScholarlyAction: Point Alum Ryan Karnoski’s lawsuit against Transgender military ban

Photo: Plaintiffs Point Alumni Ryan Karnoski, Staff Sergeant Cathrine “Katie” Schmid and Drew...

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June 06, 2017, teampoint

Bridging the Gap Between Nursing and Activism

  A radical organizer who I love and respect has a saying that goes something like “you can do...

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September 01, 2016, teampoint

Alumni Spotlight: Lawrence Robinson

Lawrence Robinson completed his undergraduate at Claremont-McKenna College as a 2003 Point Scholar,...

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November 17, 2015, teampoint

#AskAScholar: Can I apply if I have not been accepted to school yet?

Trent asks:       Am I able to apply for the scholarship before my acceptance into graduate school?...

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November 10, 2015, teampoint

#AskAScholar: Will my scholarship carry over from undergraduate to graduate school?

David asks:     I am currently a junior at university and I am applying for this scholarship for my...

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February 02, 2015, teampoint

Creating Change: It's Worth Going Twice

Creating Change (CC) is an annual organizing and skill-building conference that attracts hundreds...

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July 31, 2014, teampoint

Point Scholars & Alumni Attend Seattle Victory Fund Brunch

Photo: Point Alumnus Jesse Gilliam, Point Scholar Rachel Jackson, Point Alumnus and Trustee Pete...

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April 24, 2014, teampoint

Celebrating Nat'l Poetry Month with Point Alumni

April is National Poetry Month and Thursday, April 24, 2014 is Poem in Your Pocket Day.   On Poem...

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March 11, 2014, teampoint

Point Alumni Yve Laris Cohen & Rhys Ernst in Prestigious Museum Exhibition

We are extremely proud to share the news that two Point Alumni are among the artists included in...

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February 20, 2014, teampoint

Maggie Keenan-Bolger Graduates and Reflects on Being a Point Scholar

Photo: Maggie at her graduation reception with her brother Andrew and father Rory Maggie...

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