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Savannah Tech Nursing student receives CCIA scholarship

SAVANNAH, Ga. – Cuyler Community Improvement Association, Inc. (CCIA) presented Savannah Technical College Practical Nursing Student Jamahria Wyche with the Ursuline B. Law Medical Scholarship. This $500 scholarship will be used for practical nursing program costs for Wyche.

CCIA members presented STC Practical Nursing student Jamahria Wyche with a scholarship this week. Left to right: Doni Cullens, STC Nursing Instructor; Rimina Lewis, STC Nursing Instructor; Jamahria Wyche, LPN student, Rebecca Joiner, CCIA president; Pamela B. Jones, CCIA secretary; Ursuline Dickey, CCIA vice-president; and Clara Elmore-Bain, CCIA executive-advisor.  The official name of the scholarship is the Ursuline B. Law Medical Scholarship.

This scholarship was named in honor of Law’s family’s dedication to medical service. It is funded with proceeds from the CCIA’s historic Charity Hospital and Training School for Nurses fund. CCIA has been supporting students with college scholarships for decades. This is the second donation the organization has given to STC Foundation this academic year.

CCIA is a long established 501.c.3 organization in the Savannah Chatham County area whose origins date back to 1979. At that time a group of neighbors took it upon themselves to improve the quality of life for their community. The main tenets of the organization are safety, sanitation, education, historical preservation and being good neighbors. The physical boundaries of Cuyler Community are: the south side of West Anderson Street to the northside of West 37th St.; the westside of MLK, Jr. Blvd. to the eastside of Ogeechee Rd./ Kolloch Sts.

STC scholarship funds are managed by the Savannah Technical College Foundation, a 501 (c)3 organization whose sole purpose is to raise private funds to support the mission of Savannah Technical College. Gifts are tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law.

Savannah Technical College serves Coastal Georgia with quality, market-driven technical education with campus locations in Chatham, Effingham and Liberty Counties. Serving more than 10,000 credit and non-credit students annually, Savannah Tech offers nearly 150 different instructional programs in Aviation Technology, Business and Professional Services, Industrial Technology, and Health Sciences in addition to Adult Education classes, industry-specific training and continuing education. The College serves as an economic and community development partner for the region, offering corporate and customized training and assessment programs for business and industry.

Savannah Technical College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate degrees, diplomas, and technical certificates of credit. Questions about the accreditation of the College may be directed in writing to the SACSCOC at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling 404.679.4500, or by visiting www.sacscoc.org.

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#2136 | April 30, 2021
MEDIA CONTACT: Amy Shaffer, APR
912.443.5512 or ashaffer@savannahtech.edu