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Mar 09, 2015 06:00 AM

Cooke Foundation Vice President to Become President of Gateway to College National Network

After a decade at the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, Vice President of Programs Emily Froimson is leaving to serve as president of the Gateway to College National Network (GtCNN).

 
Dec 04, 2014 09:28 AM

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholar Chionque Mines Introduces President of the United States Barack Obama

At the White House College Opportunity Summit today President Barack Obama will be introduced by Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholar Chionque Mines, who will share her moving account of overcoming family challenges while growing up in a violence- and drug-stricken neighborhood in Philadelphia.

 
Dec 04, 2014 06:00 AM

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Commits $14 Million in Scholarships and Creating New Technology Tools at White House College Opportunity Summit

Building on a dozen years of success in increasing access to college for high-achieving, low-income students, the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation today at the White House Summit on College Opportunity committed to do even more.

 
Oct 30, 2014 07:41 PM

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Supports Initiative to Help High-Achieving, Low- and Moderate- Income Students Get to Colleges

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation supports the Bloomberg Philanthropies initiative to increase the number of high-achieving, low- and moderate-income students who apply to and graduate from top colleges and universities.

 
Aug 28, 2014 01:42 PM

Three Opportunities to Learn More about the College Scholarship Program

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation invites potential applicants for the College Scholarship Program, parents of potential applicants, and educators who may know a student eligible for the scholarship to participate in any of three opportunities to learn more about the program.

 
Aug 04, 2014 11:11 AM

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Announces New Executive Director Harold O. Levy

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation is pleased to announce that Harold O. Levy has been named Executive Director. Levy will lead the Foundation’s efforts to advance the education of exceptionally promising students who have financial need. Levy is a highly seasoned executive with strong leadership experience in the education sector, including serving as the New York City Schools Chancellor.

 
Apr 10, 2014 04:07 PM

Ed Trust Study Highlights Effects of the "Excellence Gap"

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation is pleased to support The Education Trust’s recent research, “Falling Out of the Lead: Following High Achievers Through High School and Beyond.”

 
Feb 04, 2014 09:11 AM

Foundation Opens Young Scholars Program Application for Exceptionally Promising 7th Graders

Jack Kent Cooke Young Scholars Program Application Available Until March 20, 2014

 
Jan 16, 2014 02:25 PM

Foundation Comments About White House Initiative To Improve College Access for Low-Income Students

Statement by Vice President of Programs Emily Froimson

 
Oct 02, 2013 09:00 AM

Graduate Arts Award Application Now Open for Promising Artists with Financial Need

Today the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation announces the opening of its Graduate Arts Award application. The Graduate Arts Award recognizes and rewards America’s up-and-coming artists from lower-income backgrounds with up to $50,000 per year for up to three years to attend an accredited graduate institution in the U.S. or abroad.

 
 
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