Regis University celebration to honor transfer scholarship recipients

Nick HonnoldSeptember 12, 2013

(DENVER) – Regis University will conduct a scholarship reception to celebrate the 15 newest winners of the transfer scholarship from 3:30 -5:30 p.m. Sept. 20 in the University Main Hall Room 333.

Of the 15 winners, six received the Community College Scholarship, one received the Provost Scholarship, and eight received the Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship. 

The Community College Scholarship recipients, their community college and the degree they are pursuing are:  Nicholas Dafni, Arapahoe Community College, Marketing; Jade Winterhalder, Community College of Denver, Choice BSN; Lindsey Harlow, Front Range Community College, Accounting; Kelsey Hummel, Northeastern Junior College, Choice BSN; Jennifer NavaBello, Red Rocks Community College, Elementary Education; and Jane Lawless, Trinidad State Junior College, Business HR Management. The Provost Scholarship recipient is Stephanie Gilchrist, Red Rock Community College, Choice BSN.  The Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship recipients are: Ciara Sullivan, Arapahoe Community College, Applied Psychology; Joshua Sullivan, Arapahoe Community College, English; Robbie Francisco, Red Rocks Community College, Elementary Education and Special Education; Renee Major, Red Rocks Community College, Business Technology Management; Mailie Medina, Red Rocks Community College, Elementary Education; Scott Nakai, Red Rocks Community College, Accounting; Cody Rex, Red Rocks Community College, Accounting; and Haley Summers, Red Rocks Community College, Elementary Education.

Regis University’s renowned transfer program recently gained additional recognition in a Colorado Department of Higher Education report of the top transfer destinations for 2010-2011 which ranked Regis University as the fifth top transfer destination for Colorado community college students and the top private Colorado educational institution, drawing 5.1 percent of transfer students.

As a direct partner to local colleges with its Associates to Bachelors program, Regis University’s College for Professional Studies works closely with those students looking into transferring. 

“We have long valued our partnership with Regis University,” said Nancy McCallin, president the Colorado Community College System.  “The support they have shown to our students to create a seamless transfer system has greatly contributed to our student success and we thank them for their commitment to our students and look forward to our continuing relationship.”