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News Release (March 22, 1967)


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News Release (March 22, 1967)
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New College News Release, For Immediate Release, 3/22/67; Sent to: Florida Trend; Kiplinger, Fla.; Florida News Service, Tampa; Fla. Congregational News (Fla. Conf.); Florida a.m. and p.m. Papers; Miami Wire Services; All Fla. Mag.; Fla. Business Letter
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New College of Florida
New College of Florida
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Sarasota, Fla.
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March 22, 1967


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History -- New College (Sarasota, Fla.)
Planning -- New College (Sarasota, Fla.)
Records and correspondence -- New College (Sarasota, Fla.)
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News release
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United States -- Florida -- Sarasota


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3/22/67 ,NEW COLLEGE Sent to: Florida Trend; Kiplinger Florida ews Se rvice, Tampa; Fla. Congreg tiona! 'ews (Fla. Conf .); Florida A m and p papers; Iiami Wir e Servi ces; All Fla. Mag. ; Fla. Business Letter. i -NEWS RELEASE NEW COLLEGE, SARASOTA, FLORIDA FURMAN C. ARTHUR INFORMATION FOR RELEASE SARASOTA --Nine seniors of a small Florida college have set tvhat may be an all-time record in academic award-tvinning. The nine members of the first graduating class at Netv College here have been aHarded major national fellowships for graduate study. Representing 20 per cent of their graduating class of approximately 43, the nine t\IOn two Danforth Foundation, two National Science Foundation, and five Hoodrov7 Hilson Foundation fellot\lships. The nine at-tards v1ere supplemented by five honorable mentions from the National Science Foundation and four honorable mentions from the Hoodrow Hilson Foundation. The ttvo Danforth Fellm..rships given to NeH College seniors to7ere the only ones awarded to students in Florida colleges and universities. Although this graduating class is by far the smallest in the state, their five Hoodrow l.Jilson fellowships represent nearly 15 per cent of the total aHarded to Florida college and university graduates. (Note to Editors: For comparative purposes, other Florida Hoodrm.r Filson winners: Barry College -1; Biscayne -1; Florida Presbyterian-!; Florida State University -5; University of Florida-9; Jacksonville University-!; University of Hiami-4; Net-l College-S; University of South Florida-2; and Stetson University-5.) -more-


NEH COLLEGE Page 2 Nationally, 13,596 students nominated for Hood row Hilson Fellowships, with only 1, 259 being The Danforth Fellowships were even more rare since only slightly more than 120 were given out nationally. The nine are all members of the first graduating class at College, t-7hich opened in 1964. They vron their al.rards in philosophy, mathematics, English, physics, and psychology. Each of the fello"tTships provides a Hinning student with the cost of his education plus a living stipend, the total averaging about $3,000 a year. Of the 43 students expected to graduate v:rith bachelor of arts degrees at the end of College's unusual three-year program next July, 36 are planning to enter graduate schools. Already 31 of these students have been assured of admission to some of the nation's outstanding schools for study toward an advanced degree. Of these, 22 already have been granted financial assistance tmard their further study. -30-

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