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2019 Champion of College Access and Success award acceptance speech

Sep 16, 2019

I can’t tell you how honored I am to be with all of you … and to receive this recognition. It’s especially meaningful because of what you just heard—that my life’s work has been aimed intentionally at what each of you in this room does every day.

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Jamie Merisotis, Lumina Foundation President and CEO, Receives 2019 Champion of College Access Award

Sep 16, 2019

NCAN presented Jamie Merisotis, president and CEO of Lumina Foundation, with the Bob Craves Champion of College Access and Success Award today during this year's national conference in Indianapolis.

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Lumina Funds Journalists Who Shape the Narrative

Sep 15, 2019

Lumina makes grants to support education journalism and training in the field of education reporting. The foundation's strategic media grants support efforts that rethink how education and training are delivered to an increasingly diverse group of students, in order to increase the overall education attainment rate in the United States.

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Experienced broadcast producer to lead Lumina's media outreach

Feb 12, 2019

INDIANAPOLIS—Lumina Foundation has named Tracy Chen, vice president of broadcast operations at Grow INdiana Media Ventures and executive producer of the Emmy Award-winning weekly TV show Inside INdiana Business, to the newly created position of director of media strategy.

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Lumina's Susan D. Johnson selected for premier leadership development program in the philanthropic sector

Dec 20, 2018

Susan D. Johnson, Ph.D., Lumina Foundation’s director of organizational development and philanthropic practice, has been selected to participate in the Council on Foundations 2019 Career Pathways program.

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Lumina announces new round of Adult Promise states

Nov 08, 2018

Lumina Foundation has awarded more than $2.5 million in grants to six states supporting adults who want to earn college degrees, certificates, and other quality credentials beyond a high school diploma.

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Lumina names New York-based leader in corporate philanthropy Chauncy Lennon to executive team

Sep 25, 2018

Following a national search, Lumina Foundation has named workforce expert Chauncy Lennon to the newly created role of vice president for the future of learning and work.

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Lumina names two new leaders who bring talent development and endowment expertise to board

Aug 21, 2018

Lumina Foundation has announced the election of Joseph A. Boateng, chief investment officer of Casey Family Programs, and Matthew (Matt) Breitfelder, managing director and chief talent officer of BlackRock Inc. to serve on its board of directors.

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Education: Lumina builds strategy around partnerships, investments

Aug 07, 2018

A big job takes a big toolbox, and we’re fortunate at Lumina to have some interesting tools to help bring desperately needed, high-quality education beyond high school to all Americans.

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