NOMA sponsors student to Harvard Program
WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 16, 2014) – For the second year in a row, the National Organization of Minority Architects (NOMA) is helping to send a student to Harvard. NOMA is proud to support Ms. Soraya Hasbun who will be attending the 2014 Career Discovery Program at the Harvard Graduate School of Design. Ms. Soraya, a second year architecture student with a 3.78 GPA at Georgia Tech, was selected thru a national application process. Successful applicants receive $2,985 in financial assistance from Harvard GSD to attend the program. The award amount applies to the full cost of tuition. NOMA assisted Ms. Hasbun’s funding by providing the additional $1,200 housing allowance required for attendance.
Ms. Hasbun is an international student from El Salvador and an active member of GaTech NOMAS student chapter. She has been very active in planning successful events for the chapter involving professionals and students. The NOMAtlanta leadership has been impressed with her self-motivation, initiative, and her personal drive for excellence and providing a wonderful recommendation letter on her behalf.
The Career Discovery Program sponsorship is made possible via an ongoing relationship between NOMA and the Harvard GSD.
About Career Discovery
The six-week summer Career Discovery program at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design (GSD) welcomes people from recent high school and college graduates to seasoned professionals to commit themselves to a path of intensive studio work, lectures, workshops, and field trips.
The National Organization of Minority Architects was founded in 1971 as a means to foster communications among minority architects and to fight discriminatory practices. Its mission is to champion diversity within the design professions by promoting the excellence, community engagement, and professional development of its members. NOMA and its professional and student chapters have been instrumental in supporting minority architects, interns, and underrepresented communities for the past forty years. To learn more, visit http://www.noma.net/.
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