The UPS Foundation $200,000 UNCF Grant Empowers – Clark Atlanta Student Shares His Story

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Elmer Jones, Clark Atlanta University student and UPS UNCF scholarship recipient, recently spoke at the Atlanta’s 27th Mayor’s Masked Ball about his life and the opportunities provide by his scholarship.

Wednesday, April 27, 2011 - 1:00pm

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by Lisa Lynn

This past December I had the pleasure of hearing Elmer Jones, Clark Atlanta University student and UPS UNCF scholarship recipient, speak at the Atlanta’s 27th Mayor’s Masked Ball about his life and the opportunities provide by his scholarship.  Elmer’s inspiring story shows how the contributions of companies like UPS provide opportunities for students that often lack options for funding their education.

Since 1997, UPS has provided scholarship grants to the UNCF and committed $200,000 for 2011. These funds support scholarships and program development for more than 60,000 students at 39 member colleges and universities each year.  

Click here to watch a video of Elmer Jones' speech. 

About UPS
UPS (NYSE: UPS) is a global leader in logistics, offering a broad range of solutions including the transportation of packages and freight; the facilitation of international trade, and the deployment of advanced technology to more efficiently manage the world of business. Headquartered in Atlanta, UPS serves more than 220 countries and territories worldwide. The company can be found on the Web at UPS.com and its corporate blog can be found at blog.ups.com. To get UPS news direct, visit pressroom.ups.com/RSS
 
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Keywords: Volunteerism & Community Engagement | Clark Atlanta University | Elmer Jones | The UPS Foundation | United Negro College Fund

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