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Colleges & Universities Learning Circle: More Than a Check
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When: Monday, June 10, 2019
1PM - 2:00PM (MT)
Where: Webinar
United States
Contact: Maggie Brubaker

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Colleges & Universities Learning Circle
More Than a Check: Scholar Support Services and Added-Value Programs 


Programming and services can be just as valuable to students as the financial commitment we make to them. Join our panelists, who will share their experiences and initiatives designed to enhance and maximize scholars’ growth as leaders and successful professionals. You will learn how to create and implement impactful student support programs, such as assistance in finding scholarships and completing the application, wrap-around services, coaching and mentoring programs, mental health, and college completion supports.


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Brenda Holcombe
Director of University Scholarships
Western Carolina University


William G. McMullen
Director, Student Financial Aid Services
Tarrant County College Trinity River Campus

  Chelsea Muhlhahn Scoffone
Sr. Assistant Director, Office of Special Scholarships
Stamps President's & Gold Scholars Program
Georgia Institute of Technology


Panelist Bios
Brenda Holcombe began her career in higher education at the University of West Georgia in 1994 as a member of the Residence Life staff, and then, two years later, she joined the admission staff at her alma mater – Western Carolina University. Over the past two decades, Brenda has held positions in undergraduate admissions and financial aid, including serving as WCU’s first director of university scholarships for the past seven years. When she isn’t working, she and her husband can be found trail running, mountain biking, or paddling. They also spend their time being entertained by their rescue beagle, Brownie. Brenda earned her B.S. in Recreational Therapy at WCU and her M.S. in Human Relations and Business from Amberton University.

William G. McMullen served in the United States Air Force for 10 years. After his military service, he attend college to complete a degree in History. He began working on the college campus as a work study student. Bill began his career as a Veteran Certifying officer, helping Veterans with their education goals. Over the course of his career he has held several positions within the financial aid office and was eventually promoted to Financial Aid Director. Bill has been in higher education for 22 years.

Chelsea Muhlhahn Scoffone has a diverse background in higher education and scholarship program administration. In her current role, she manages the recruitment/selection process for GT’s top merit scholarships, the multiple yearly retreats, the outdoor leadership trip for first-years, and assists with other programmatic responsibilities. Prior to coming to Tech, she served as an assistant director of Undergraduate Admissions at the University of California, Berkeley. During her tenure, Chelsea focused on recruitment, selection and outreach initiatives, attracting top students from around the world. Previously, she served with both the US-UK Fulbright Commission in London and the National Scholars Program at Clemson University.

Free for NSPA members
$35 for non-members*
*If you 
apply for NSPA membership within two weeks after this webinar, the webinar cost will be applied toward your membership.

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