(BPRW) American Campus Communities Marks 25-year Partnership with Prairie View A&M University through $225,000 Grant | Press releases

(BPRW) American Campus Communities Marks 25-yr Partnership with Prairie Look at A&M University via $225,000 Grant

(Black PR Wire) — AUSTIN, Texas – Very long-expression companions Prairie Look at A&M University (PVAMU) and American Campus Communities (ACC: NYSE) celebrate their 25-yr partnership with the institution of two academic scholarship programs and a new endowment. 

The expense will assist and spotlight the academic nature of ACC’s mission. Over the following 5 a long time, ACC will assist PVAMU college students with a whole contribution of $225,000 to be dispersed as follows:

  • An annual $fifteen,000 American Campus Communities “Next Step” Scholarship supporting college students with terrific economical require

  • Two annual $5,000 “Success by Design” scholarships, awarded to two college students majoring in mission-linked fields, such as architecture and layout An extra aim is to stimulate fairness and range in occupation paths that can instantly impact the university student housing sector.

  • An annual $twenty,000 expense in the American Campus Communities Endowed Scholarship Fund to assist the common assist requires of total-time undergraduate students 

“The endowment, as perfectly as awarding scholarships to college students who will symbolize the following generation of diverse thinkers, is such a significant way to accept and commemorate our longstanding partnership with ACC,” stated Prairie Look at A&M University president, Ruth J. Simmons. “We enjoy ACC’s unwavering motivation to PVAMU.”


All of the initial scholarships had been not too long ago awarded to PVAMU college students for the 2021-22 university yr. The “Next Step” scholarship was awarded to a whole of fifteen college students in $one,000 increments. The inaugural “Success by Design” scholarships had been granted to PVAMU upperclassmen, Shantel Hood and William A. Spriggins, V (both of those pictured higher than). Both of those are juniors in the Faculty of Architecture.


“I’m incredibly humbled and honored to acquire this scholarship the timing of the blessing was ideal. I prepare on applying my cash in direction of my tuition harmony and a self-crafted desktop to perform computer software AutoCAD, Revit and Photoshop to name a number of. I would like to say thank you to ACC for the scholarship prospect and PVAMU for building my transfer working experience terrific,” shared Spriggins.


In 1996, PVAMU and ACC began a shared mission to make an academically-focused dwelling and understanding environment. Given that then, the partnership has delivered much more than $137 million in university student communities and 9 phases of present day academically-oriented housing, serving virtually 5,000 college students with on-campus housing lodging.


“We will permanently be grateful to PVAMU as our very first college shopper for believing in us since our founding times — this is our way of indicating thank you while supporting to invest in upcoming leaders,” stated Bill Bayless, main govt officer at ACC. 


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