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Northern Foundation Gives $500 to Self-design Major

As a special Innovative Practice mini-grant, the Northern Foundation Community Fund provided a $500 scholarship to James Annon, a student in the first cohort of Northern's new Self-design degree program.

Mr. Annon, a father of two, is taking the opportunity to return to college, and use credits already earned as part of his self-designed Psychology degree program.

"Having just experienced a personal loss, I wanted to focus on what's important, on making people's lives better," said Annon. "And I want to learn the skills to do it right. I'm impressed with the people at Northern and very happy to be here. Out of tragedy, comes change."

The Self-design degree option is one of five emphases in our Bachelor's of Integrated Studies program. Learn more from Dr. David Barton at 505.747.2217.

Special thank you to all of our donors who provide scholarships for Northern students.

In photo: Terry Mulert and Dr. David Barton present James Annon with $500 to pursue his dream of a degree at Northern.

Northern offers over 50 bachelor's, associate and certificate programs in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math); Nursing and Health Sciences; Liberal Arts and Humanities; Arts, Film & Media; Business Administration; Teacher Education and Technical Trades.
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The Northern Foundation remains committed to stimulate leadership, promote equity, and grow resources and philanthropy in the Española Valley and surrounding rural areas. Over the past twenty years, we have granted $1.3 million to support over 1,250 NNMC students.