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Pfeiffer receives $105,000 from the Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation

Girl_in_classroom2Pfeiffer University has received a $105,000 grant from the Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation, Inc., located in Atlanta, to support female undergraduates and students.

“As aslways, we're very pleased with the generous ongoing support that Pfeiffer receives from the Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation,” said Shon Herrick, vice president for university advancement. “This 2010-2011 gift will allow us to further provide a quality academic experience, by awarding scholarships, to several deserving and talented female students.”

The Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation, Inc., assists more than 200 institutions located in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia annually through its charitable work. The Foundation devotes most of its resources to the Lettie Pate Whitehead scholarship program, which provides scholarship grants to schools and colleges for deserving female students. While most of the scholarships go toward undergraduate higher education, the Foundation maintains a special interest in health education.  For more information on the Foundation, visit www.lpwhitehead.org.

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