University of Providence Student Awarded Newman Civic Fellowship

Date: April 3, 2017

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For Immediate Release

Great Falls, Montana—Campus Compact, a Boston-based non-profit organization that helps to advance public purposes of higher education, announced its selections for the 2017 cohort of Newman Civic Fellows. The University of Providence is honored to have a student among the 273 selected—Bobbie Alcanzo.

Alcanzo, a sophomore biology major from Ajo, Arizona, is involved in the University and community through several student clubs and organizations. She is a member of the Providence Formation Program, Argo Ambassadors, and the Peer Mentor group. Bobbie serves the community of Great Falls and the University through these organizations and through her own personal time.

Bobbie will be provided a number of learning and networking opportunities through the Fellowship, including a national conference of Newman Civic Fellows in partnership with the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate. The Fellowship will also provide scholarship and post-graduate opportunities.

The Fellowship is named after the late Frank Newman, one of Campus Compact’s founders and an advocate for civic engagement in higher education. The students selected are exemplary, community-committed students nominated by the president of their respective university.