Division of Nursing at Louisiana College Receives grant of $51,000

February 13th, 2007

The Louisiana College Division of Nursing was awarded a $51,000 grant from the Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation, Inc. The grant money will be used for nursing scholarships during the 2007-2008 academic year.

Dr. Alex Ferry, Chairman of the LC Division of Nursing said, “It is an honor to receive a grant from this foundation. We have consistently received grant money from the Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation for student scholarships.” Ferry continues, “Although this year we are pleased that the foundation increased the amount of our grant from last year.”

The Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation is a charity dedicated to the support of women in nine southeastern states. The foundation devotes most of its resources to Lettie Pate Whitehead scholarship program, which provides scholarship grants to schools and colleges for deserving female students. The Foundation also supports selected nursing homes and hospices in Georgia, North Carolina, and Virginia serving the needs of elderly women.