Corvias Foundation Gathers 45 Scholars for Three-Day Orientation Supporting Academic, Professional and Community Service Student Growth

CHAPEL HILL, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Corvias Foundation, which has awarded greater than $15M to greater than 500 army dependents, honored its 45 present scholarship recipients, latest graduates and previous students throughout a three-day orientation and awards celebration held July 15-17, 2022. The orientation, which focuses on educational, skilled and service-oriented progress helps to arrange students for undergraduate {and professional} success. Corvias Foundation is a personal basis based by Corvias Chairman John Picerne to help schooling alternatives for army households.

“Corvias Foundation offers holistic support to our scholarship recipients,” stated Maria Montalvo, government director of Corvias Foundation. “We endeavor to enrich our scholars’ experience throughout their journey – beyond the classroom – bringing them together to strengthen the special community they have built.”

The students have been handled to a sequence of periods led by nationwide management {and professional} improvement audio system, reminiscent of Nancy Hunter Denney, a seven-time creator and management coach, and Dr. Jermaine Davis, a 10-time creator, founder and CEO of Jermaine M. Davis Seminars & Workshops, Inc., a private {and professional} improvement firm. Topics included the significance of self-care and motivation, readability of objective and priorities rooted in a price system and the worth of networking expertise. Participants additionally engaged in staff constructing actions, together with scholar bingo, scavenger hunts and extra.

After the orientation, the weekend culminated with an awards brunch the place the three lessons of students have been acknowledged along with the three lessons of graduates. Alumni audio system included Sean Tolbert, Kavon Sims and Amayah Edwards, every of whom supplied knowledge for the attendees and their households.

“You have amazing people in your network,” stated Tolbert throughout his speech. “Corvias scholars are creating sustainable agricultural solutions, advocating for human rights, fighting unjust policy, and we are creating space for individuals at every table imaginable- from the NFL to Frito-Lay. We are health care professionals, teachers, lawyers, social workers, businesswomen, engineers, and so much more. At the end of the day, we will always be military kids who have the unique perspective to understand the sacrifices United States service members and their families make to ensure this country is one that we have the power to change.”

Upon commencement, students enter the devoted community of Corvias Foundation alumni, a lifelong group that goals to pay attention, study, encourage others and contribute to their group. To study extra about Corvias Foundation’s mission and work, go to www.corviasfoundation.org.

About Corvias Foundation

Corvias Foundation is dedicated to inspiring college students, faculty and college campuses and army households to succeed in increased. Founded in 2006, our work will increase entry to instructional, internship, mentoring and volunteer alternatives in order that these we contact are empowered to pursue their desires and to make a better influence in service to their communities and their nation. We attempt to create ever-increasing alternatives by offering the sources and networks wanted to assist our students and companions surpass their targets. We obtain this via a dedication to schooling, group engagement and high-impact charitable giving. To study extra, please go to: corviasfoundation.org.