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News & Newsletter

 

Pierre Toussaint Scholars Newsletter

 

 

The Pierre Toussaint Scholarship Fund

  • For the 2015-16 academic year, the Pierre Toussaint Scholarship Fund and Program have made a commitment to mentor and support a record number of 50 Scholars.
  • Our Pierre Toussaint Scholarship recipients are enrolled in a number of top colleges and universities across the country which include: Fordham University, Manhattan College, New York University, Providence College, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Vassar College, University of Pennsylvania, Howard University and Howard University School of Law, University of Notre Dame, Cornell University and Cornell Medical College, Macaulay Honors College at The City College of New York, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and Case Western Reserve University.
  • Pierre Toussaint Scholars are currently majoring in various areas of study, including: engineering, education, international relations, pharmacy, dance, economics, pre-med, pre-law, religious studies, business, medicine and law.
  • In addition to academic excellence, Pierre Toussaint Scholars are actively involved in their school, parish and home communities.

 College Pierre Toussaint in Sassier, Haiti 

  • College Pierre Toussaint (CPT) is a secondary school, in the rural community of Sassier, in southwest Haiti, that was established in 2006 with 58 seventh graders;
  • By the Fall of 2011 enrollment for grades 7-12 at CPT was approximately 250 students.
  • June 23, 2013 marked the school’s first graduation with 50 students graduating from Grade 12 and 11 students graduating from Grade 13.
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