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SAGE Scholars Monthly Newsletter | March 2021

SAGE Scholars Virtual College Fair

SAGE Scholars Virtual College Fair

Join us April 17th from 10 AM - 3 PM at the SAGE Scholars Virtual College Fair!

The SAGE Scholars Virtual College Fair is a one-of-a-kind event dedicated to connecting SAGE Scholars parents and students with member colleges and universities. Families can attend sessions run by experts from member colleges to learn about the new college admissions process, get answers to today's financial aid & FAFSA questions, join a discussion on what college is like now, and hear from experts on how to prepare for college.

We are giving high school seniors attending the Virtual College Fair an opportunity to earn a $1,000 scholarship! In addition, we will have door prizes and other surprises in store. Sign up early to guarantee your spot! Read More

SAGE Scholars Member College News

Saint Augustine's University Joins Tuition Rewards

Saint Augustine's University was established in 1867 in Raleigh, NC by the Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina. One of the South's oldest Historically Black Colleges and Universities, SAU offers students a choice of 20+ majors and 15+ minors. Among the most popular are business; kinesiology and exercise science; nonprofit and public management; sociology; and, sports and fitness management.

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Albion College

Albion College Forms Revolutionary Partnership With Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School Of Medicine

Albion College, one of the top 50 innovative liberal arts colleges in the country, announced a unique partnership with Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine (WMed), offering students an 8-year educational program. Students have the opportunity to receive a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) from Albion College and a Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) from WMed with acceptance into both degree programs directly from high school. Read More

Carthage College Introduces Engineering Science Major

Carthage College Introduces Engineering Science Major

Starting this fall, Carthage will offer a major in engineering science. The new Bachelor of Arts degree in engineering science will provide a rigorous engineering foundation for students interested in solving human problems by applying mathematics and science. More flexible than a traditional undergraduate engineering degree, Carthage's program will integrate engineering training with other subjects, such as business, environmental science, and data science. Read More


Dr. James B. Johnston Scholarship Essay Competition

Calling All SAGE Scholars High School Seniors - Apply now for an opportunity to earn a $10,000 Dr. James B. Johnston Scholarship. Essay submissions will be accepted until May 15, 2021. Good luck and we look forward to reading your essays! Read More

Beyond Financial Aid: Funding Strategies for College Costs

We know college is a big investment. Here are some of our tips to help plan, save, and pay for it. Read More

Florida College Joins Tuition Rewards

Florida College Joins Tuition Rewards

Florida College is a private, liberal arts school in the heart of Temple Terrace, Florida. The primary responsibility of the Florida College student is to reach his or her highest possible level of academic achievement. Florida College equips students with opportunities to develop qualities of leadership, cooperation and creativity.

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USciences Celebrates Bicentennial Founders Day

USciences Celebrates Bicentennial Founders' Day

The USciences community came together to honor its rich history on Tuesday, February 23, 2021, in a virtual ceremony to mark the Bicentennial Founding of the University. Two hundred years ago, on February 23, 1821, 68 prominent Philadelphia apothecaries gathered in Carpenters' Hall to establish the basis for improved scientific standards for medications and sought a way to train more competent apprentices, thus establishing Philadelphia College of Pharmacy -- now USciences. Read More

Kathryn A. Morris Named 19th President of St. Lawrence University

Kathryn A. Morris Named 19th President of St. Lawrence University

The St. Lawrence University Board of Trustees announced that Kathryn A. Morris, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Butler University in Indianapolis, Indiana, has been selected as the University's 19th President. "On behalf of the Laurentian network across the country and around the world, I want to welcome Kathryn Morris to our community," said Michael Ranger '80, P'17, chair of the University's Board of Trustees. "She brings a wealth of knowledge and experience, an authentic down-to-earth style, and an inspiring innovative spirit that will serve St. Lawrence well during this extraordinary time in higher education." Read More


Ten Minute Professor - More Questions About 529 Plans

It is important to learn the financial landscape of 529 plans. To help we have put together answers to some of the most common 529 questions. Read More

What Does Test Optional Really Mean?

We'll fill you in on what test optional means and give students important questions to consider about submitting test scores. Read More

University Of St. Thomas

St. Thomas Offers World-class Center for Microgrid Research

One of the only student-driven microgrid research facilities in the nation is at St. Thomas. At the Center for Microgrid Research, Tommies help develop technology and are trained to shape the evolution of energy in the face of climate change. The center, based at the School of Engineering, attracts an array of students, researchers and industry partners interested in distributed energy resources. Its value is seemingly limitless. Read More


Members of MICA community honored for prestigious education, illustration awards

Multiple members of the MICA community — from faculty to alumni to endowed chairs — were selected for prestigious awards by the Maryland Art Education Association (MAEA), by the National Art Education Association (NAEA) and by the Society of Illustrators. Read More

Daemen College

Daemen College Develops New Leadership and Entrepreneurship in the Arts Baccalaureate Program

The Daemen College Department of Visual and Performing Arts will launch a dynamic new interdisciplinary program, the B.S. in Leadership and Entrepreneurship in the Arts, in the fall of 2021. The program is designed to equip graduates with the necessary skills for a career as a working artist and/or as highly qualified candidates for jobs within arts organizations both locally and globally. Read More