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Hear directly from Point Scholars and Alumni through the blog.

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...

October 11, 2021, Hope Harris

Meet Point BIPOC Scholar Pilar García

Why did you choose your major or program?  I chose English as my major because it’s versatile as a...

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October 10, 2021, Hope Harris

Meet Point BIPOC Scholar Andrea Volcan

Why did you choose your major or program?  Since I can remember, I have had a knack for spotting...

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October 10, 2021, Hope Harris

Meet Point BIPOC Scholar Angelito Aya

Why did you choose your major or program?  Because I have a talent for making connections with...

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October 09, 2021, Hope Harris

Meet Point BIPOC Scholar Israel Ramirez Jurado

Why did you choose your major or program?  As a future public health nutrition professional, it is...

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October 08, 2021, Hope Harris

Meet Point BIPOC Scholar Bayron Bonilla

Why did you choose your major or program?  I chose Business since it is applicable to a wide range...

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October 07, 2021, Hope Harris

Meet Point BIPOC Scholar Xoë Sazzle

Why did you choose your major or program?  Coming into the awareness and acceptance of my gender...

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October 05, 2021, Hope Harris

Meet Point BIPOC Scholar Charlayne Hurlington

Why did you choose your major or program?  I chose my Liberal Arts & Sciences major and program...

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September 10, 2021, Hope Harris

5 Fall Must-Reads For LGBTQ Students

Looking for your next great read? Add these recommendations from this year's class of Point...

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June 01, 2021, Andrae Vigil-Romero

A COMMITMENT TO COMMUNITY SERVICE

Though the pandemic year has brought unexpected challenges to everyone in the Point community,...

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June 01, 2021, Andrae Vigil-Romero

CREATING COMMUNITY

When John Baird was young, the only gay bar close to his hometown in northern Mississippi was...

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June 01, 2021, Hope Harris

Sharing Wisdom Across Transgender Generations

Point Foundation helps our scholars develop the leadership skills they need to become leaders in...

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June 01, 2021, Andrae Vigil-Romero

20 YEARS OF FUNDING THE FUTURE

As we reported in our last newsletter, this year we mark Point Foundation’s 20th anniversary – a...

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