Five SVC Freshmen Named Fred Rogers Scholars

As a Fred Rogers Scholar, each student will receive a renewable $2,500 scholarship and opportunities to network with scholars and industry leaders in early learning and children’s media.The Scholars Program, designed for students interested in pursuing careers involving children, early learning and media for young children, will introduce the students to the Fred Rogers Archive and its research capabilities, encourage them to participate in regional and national internships, work on service-learning projects, develop a senior research project and have the opportunity to travel to local and national centers of research and media outlets.

Mrs. Rita Catalano, executive director of the Fred Rogers Center, and Dr. Melissa A. Cook, associate professor of communication and director of the Fred Rogers Scholars Program, welcomed the new Scholars at an orientation meeting on Aug. 28 at the Fred M. Rogers Center.

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