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NCICU Distributes $60,000 in BB&T Scholarships to North Carolina Private Colleges

Raleigh, NC - North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities (NCICU) has distributed $60,000 in BB&T Scholarships at private colleges and universities in the state. Institutions award these scholarships on the basis of the students’ academic achievement and financial need.

St. Andrews University student Kerri Snipes received the award for the 2012-2013 academic year.

BB&T also distributed scholarships to students from Barton College, Belmont Abbey College, Brevard College, Campbell University, Catawba College, Chowan University, Gardner-Webb University, Greensboro College, Guilford College, Lees-McRae College, Lenoir-Rhyne University, Louisburg College, Mars Hill College, Meredith College, Methodist University, Montreat College, Mount Olive College, N.C. Wesleyan College, Pfeiffer University, Queens University of Charlotte, Salem College, Warren Wilson College, William Peace University, and Wingate University.

Jack Frost, Senior Vice President of Capital Markets at BB&T and Chairman of the Board for the Independent College Fund of North Carolina, expressed that "BB&T is delighted to support North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities and its scholarship program. NCICU and BB&T are very aligned in our support of education, and we're glad to assist these students in achieving their goals. It's part of our mission, making all of our communities better places to live."

Dr. A. Hope Williams, president of North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities, thanked BB&T on behalf of the Independent College Fund of North Carolina and the students attending private colleges and universities in North Carolina. “The BB&T scholarship makes an important contribution to higher education, to students and to our future economy,” said Dr. A. Hope Williams. “The BB&T Scholarship truly makes a difference in the lives of students and in their ability to achieve the American dream: a college education. We thank BB&T for making a sound investment in our students and in the future.

About BB&T
As of March 31, 2013, BB&T is one of the largest financial services holding companies in the U.S. with $181 billion in assets and market capitalization of $22.0 billion. Based in Winston-Salem, N.C., the company operates 1,842 financial centers in 12 states and Washington, D.C., and offers a full range of consumer and commercial banking, securities brokerage, asset management, mortgage and insurance products and services. A Fortune 500 company, BB&T is consistently recognized for outstanding client satisfaction by J.D. Power and Associates, the U.S. Small Business Administration, Greenwich Associates and others. More information about BB&T and its full line of products and services is available at BBT.com.

About North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities

NCICU is a 501(c) 3 non-profit corporation that represents North Carolina’s 36 private colleges and universities. The mission of NCICU is to support, represent, and advocate for North Carolina independent higher education. NCICU represents independent higher education in the areas of state and federal public policy and on education issues with the other sectors of education in the state. They also provide research and information to and about private colleges and universities, conduct staff development opportunities and coordinate collaborative programs. For more information about NCICU, visit www.ncicu.org.

 

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