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VERA WELLS TO BE FEATURED IN TALK AT YALE
Jason Buhle | February 18, 2017

Vera Wells '94 to be featured in a talk series hosted by Yale's president.
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FELLOW TO RECEIVE UNION MEDAL
Percy Preston, Jr. | May 24, 2016

Union Theological Seminary to award medal to Roothbert Fellow
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FELLOW HONORED BY THE QUEEN
Percy Preston, Jr. | April 06, 2016

Dinuki Nushelle De Silva is 2016 Queen's Young Leader for Sri Lanka

Nushelle De Silva, who received her Roothbert grant in 2015 to study architecture at M. I. T., is a citizen of Sri Lanka (formerly Ceylon), a Commonwealth country. She has been selected as the 2016 Queen's Young Leader for Sri Lanka. This award is presented to 60 young people annually, selected for effecting change in their communities. In June, she will go to London and receive her award from Her Majesty.  

FUND RECEIVES AWARD
Percy Preston, Jr. | December 23, 2015

The Roothbert Fund receives community service award at the Interchurch Center
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FRANCES A. WHELAN, 1933-2015
February 20, 2015

With regret, the Board of Directors of the Roothbert Fund, Inc. announces the death of Frances A. Whelan, O. P. on 15 February 2015. A native of Duluth, Minnesota, Fran earned a B. S. degree in nursing from Mt. St. Vincent College in Riverdale, NY in
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JACOB VAN ROSSUM, 1953-2015
January 29, 2015

With deep regret, the Board of Directors of the Roothbert Fund, Inc. announces the death of its long-time Administrative Secretary, Jacob van Rossum, on 2 January 2015.
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MINORITY GRADUATION AND RETENTION GROUP FOUNDED BY PHYLLIS UTLEY '08 WINS GRANT
December 14, 2014

The Minority Student Leadership Academy co-facilitated by Phyllis Utley, '08, was recently awarded a second grant from Sisters of Mercy. The group works at a local community college in the mountains of Western NC to increase the graduation
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STARTUP COMPANY FOUNDED BY JASON BUHLE '07 WINS GRANT
December 10, 2014

The educational technology company Books That Grow, founded by Roothbert Fellow and Board member Jason Buhle, '07, has won a Verizon Powerful Answers Award. The award comes with a grant of at least $250,000. The exact amount of the grant will be announced
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"THE IMMIGRANT EXPERIENCE," REPORT FROM THE SPRING RETREAT
July 07, 2014

It was the usual eclectic, exhilarating group of diversity. It was wonderful to see people connecting and sharing and having a good time together.
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CHANGES ON THE BOARD
April 21, 2014

The Roothbert Fund Board of Directors met on Friday, April 18th. This was a momentous meeting as it marked the end of the tenure of Blake Newton, who has been president of the Fund for many, many years. It was a bittersweet meeting in which we enjoye
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CLAIRE GERUSON '09 WINS BOSTON COLLEGE GRADUATION HONOR
June 15, 2013

At the May graduation ceremony for Boston College, Claire Geruson, '09, was given the Welles Remy Crowther Award. The award is given for "selfless sacrifice and determination in serving the needs of others." You can read more and see a short video of
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