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Haneline Memorial Scholarship Endowment Reception Set for Friday, April 29

pictureA reception will be held to celebrate the establishment of the Dr. Ellen J. Haneline Memorial Scholarship Endowment on Friday, April 29 at 2 p.m. in the new Michigan College of Optometry building at Ferris State University.

The reception is being hosted by Julie Coon, interim dean of the College of Allied Health Sciences; Douglas L. Haneline, a professor in the Languages and Literature department at Ferris and Ellen’s husband; and Elizabeth A. Haneline, daughter of Ellen and a Ferris employee in the Technology Assistance Center.

The Ellen J. Haneline Memorial Scholarship Endowment shall be awarded to a full-time undergraduate student enrolled in associate or baccalaureate degree programs in the CAHS. Recipients will have a minimum 3.25 grade point average at the time of application. Additionally, preference will be given to eligible students who demonstrate financial need as determined by the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid and have a minimum GPA of 3.25 at the time of application.

The scholarship endowment is in honor of the late Ellen J. Haneline, former dean of the CAHS who worked at Ferris from 1984 through 2010.

Snacks and refreshments will be served as part of the reception at the new MCO building located at 1124 South State Street in Big Rapids.

For more information about this event or the scholarship endowment, contact Destiny Gorby in the University Advancement and Marketing office at (231) 591-2391.