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2017/11 The Sunflower Initiative Quarterly

  November 2017 Women We Have Known:   Carolyn Bell  Remembers Jan Hullum Shirley Strickland, my senior colleague and sister R-MWC alumna, was excited about the new hire in sociology-anthropology.  “Her name is Jan Hullum,” Shirley told me.  “You’ll like her.”   Shirley’s prophecy proved to be an understatement.   As Shirley knew, Jan and I […]

2017/05 The Sunflower Initiative Quarterly

  The Sunflower Initiative Quarterly July 2017   Our Harriet Fitzgerald Scholars In addition to maintaining at least a 3.0 GPA, our returning scholars submit a letter of support from a faculty member and an essay detailing their experiences during the year, future plans for summer, and plans for the next academic year. We know you […]

2017/05 Special to TSI Supporters

  Special to TSI Supporters The Sunflower Initiative is proud to announce that Maggie Micklo of Glen Ellyn, Illinois, is the recipient of the 2017 Harriet Fitzgerald Scholarship. Maggie will enroll at Mt. Holyoke College in the fall.  In addition to taking demanding academic courses and producing a stellar high school record, Maggie was Senior […]

2017/03 The Sunflower Initiative Quarterly

The Sunflower Initiative Quarterly March 2017 This e-newsletter brings news of a successful 2016 fundraising year, another statement of why one of our supporters believes in a woman’s college education, and a new feature, “Women We Have Known.” We are grateful for contributors who made 2016 our best fundraising year since inception. Please see the […]

2016/11 Margaret McKean on the Sunflower Initiative

Margaret McKean on the Sunflower Initiative November 15, 2016Dear Friend of Women’s Colleges: The Scholarship Committee of The Sunflower Initiative eagerly reads applications from the many talented young women who ask for assistance to attend the women’s college of their choice. They are ambitious and already accomplished. They are also kind, generous, and idealistic. We […]