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ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Adventist University of Health Sciences (ADU) student Jens Grindley, majoring in Biomedical Sciences, has been selected to receive a CIC/UPS Scholarship provided by the Florida Independent College Fund and its national partner, the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) in Washington, DC.
Nationally, CIC and the UPS Foundation provided more than $1.5 million in student scholarships to make private colleges and universities more affordable and accessible to underserved students. This year, the Florida Independent College Fund awarded $82,500 in CIC/UPS Scholarships to 30 deserving students at private institutions across Florida.
"All Floridians deserve access to affordable, high-quality higher education regardless of their background," said Dr. Ed Moore, president of the Independent Colleges & Universities of Florida (ICUF). "ICUF and ADU are proud to partner with CIC and the UPS Foundation to make access easier for students throughout Florida."
For more information about the Florida Independent College Fund, visit www.icuf.org
For more information about the Council of Independent Colleges, visit www.cic.edu
For information about the UPS Foundation, visit www.UPS.com/foundation
About Adventist University of Health Sciences (ADU)
Adventist University of Health Sciences (ADU) is a Seventh-day Adventist institution specializing in healthcare education in a faith-affirming environment. Service-oriented and guided by the values of nurture, excellence, spirituality, and stewardship, the University seeks to develop leaders who will practice healthcare as a ministry. ADU fulfills this mission by developing skilled professionals who live the healing values of Christ.
ADU offers undergraduate and graduate programs including: Biomedical Sciences, Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Health Sciences, Radiography, Nuclear Medicine Technology, Nursing (BSN), Nurse Anesthesia, Occupational Therapy, Healthcare Administration, Physician Assistant, and Physical Therapy. The University is associated with Florida Hospital and the Adventist Health System.
ADU embraces the benefit of whole person care as demonstrated in the life and ministry of Christ. The University is dedicated to developing skilled professionals who live the healing values of Christ. Graduates who live these values effectively extend the healing ministry of Christ.
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