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The Office of First-Year Programs embraces a student-centered, holistic approach to student success through courses and programs that support the academic achievement and co-curricular engagement of first-year students creating a foundation for life-long learning

Kolawole Akinrele From Northern Kentucky University Awarded Jo Anne J. Trow National Scholarship


The Office of First-Year Programs and Alpha Lambda Delta National Honor Society would like to congratulate Kolawole Akinrele for winning the Jo Anne J. Trow Undergraduate Scholarship. Akinrele is a mathematics and statistics major, by earning the scholarship he gained recognition for his hard work within the academic and extra-curricular activities he takes part in. The scholarship is for the 2018-2019 academic year, out of the 78 applicants Akinrele was one of 36 chosen to recieve a scholarship in the amount of $1,000.

For more information or to get involved visit NKU Alpha Lambda Delta, National Alpha Lambda Delta or Alpha Lambda Delta Trow Undergarduate Scholarship.


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 Northern Kentucky University freshman students have the opportunity to experience their first college year in an environment that promotes active learning, collaboration and personal development through these programs:

University 101: Orientation to College & Beyond
Learning Communities
Book Connection
Alpha Lambda Delta

By collaborating with other academic and student development offices and community agencies, First-Year Programs offers these experiences to any freshman, regardless of their academic major or interests.

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