College for Professional Studies Awards 18 Community College Scholarships

Donnie VeaseyJanuary 03, 2013

Scholarship Diploma in front of Main Hall
Regis University’s College for Professional Studies (CPS) recently awarded 18 scholarships to 18 community college students valued at nearly $140,000. The scholarships were based on successful academic achievement and service to the community.

"Each year, we are pleased to award several scholarships to exceptional community college students transferring from a two-year program to a bachelor's degree program at Regis," said Deborah Lloyd, CPS associate director of marketing and new student enrollment.

Community College Scholarships were awarded to: Joseph Minicucci, Arapahoe Community College; Justin Rojas, Community College of Aurora; Rachel Jones, Community College of Denver; Laura Rutz, Front Range Community College; Adama Yocam, Morgan Community College; Samuel Masters, Pike Peak Community College; and Corissa Bowman, Red Rocks Community College. 
The Phi Theta Kappa Scholarships were awarded to: Nicole Gargano, Central Piedmont Community College; Patricia Combs, Community College of Aurora; Colleen Alarcon, Julie Almquist, Misako Calson, and Darlene Zigray, Front Range Community College; Areta Granger, Pikes Peak Community College; Lyndsy Heffner, Pikes Peak Community College; Noel Daring, Red Rocks Community College and Robin White, Red Rocks Community College. 
Hannah Simpson- Red Rocks Community College, received the Vice President's Community College Scholarship.

“Being selected for the Community College Scholarship at Regis University is an honor,” said Bowman. “I have already taken a couple of classes here and I am proud to be part of this community of high-caliber learners.”
Regis University created the Associate's to Bachelor's® Program as a transfer option to community college students. Students can remain in the community college taking a third year of courses while at the community college and transfer to Regis University for their fourth and final year. The university offers several financial aid options, as well as flexible class schedules on-campus and online. 

To learn more about Regis University's Associate's to Bachelor's® Program, call 1-800-707-2697, or visit