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Saint Elizabeth University , Morristown, NJ

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Saint Elizabeth University is a private university founded in 1899. It has an student enrollment of 752 (fall 2021) Its location is in the suburbs, and its campus covers 200 acres. It follows the semester-based academic calendar. Saint Elizabeth University’s rank on the list of 2022-23 Best Colleges is Regional Universities North #101. The cost of tuition and fees is $34,850.

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MORRISTOWN N.J. August. 29, 2022/PRNewswire– Saint Elizabeth University ( SEU) received the two-year grant of $200,000 through Bank of America to support Hispanic-Latino students who are pursuing careers in healthcare with the Progresando initiative. It was launched to assist Hispanic Latinos attain upward mobility by pursuing careers in healthcare and also to improve the number of Hispanic-Latino students in healthcare and to address the shortage of bilingual, culturally sensitive healthcare professionals.

SEU is located situated in Morristown, N.J., is one of the 12 institutions of higher learning Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSI) across the country that are part of the Bank of America’s Progresando Initiative. The HSIs that are part of the initiative are situated in regions that have a high demand for Hispanic-Latino health providers.

In the course of the program the education company EAB will offer marketing, research, technology and consulting services to the institutions participating. In in the coming two years this initiative is expected to assist over 6,200 students of Hispanic-Latino descent enroll in healthcare-related programs, which will double the current number of students.

“As an HSI, Saint Elizabeth University is dedicated to supporting our Hispanic student population in achieving academic, professional and personal success. It is critically important that we enhance equity and inclusion in healthcare to improve patient access and outcomes in Hispanic communities,” said Anne Clark Bartlett, provost and vice president of the department of Academic Affairs and Student Life at SEU.

The grant awarded to Saint Elizabeth University will directly aid in the development of an academic bilingual health coach as well as a career adviser for Progresando Scholars and will also provide supplementary instruction and tutoring in crucial classes that are prerequisite. The grant will also provide emergency funds for Progresando Scholars who face food problems, caregiving obligations and other financial demands.

“Hispanic-Latino graduate students cite gaps in academic preparation and support, caregiving responsibilities, unanticipated financial pressures, and language barriers as major challenges to degree completion,” said Alberto Garofalo, President of Bank of America New Jersey. “Through the Progesando initiative with Saint Elizabeth University, not only are we providing the necessary support for Hispanic-Latino students to successfully embark on high-quality healthcare careers, we are also helping to strengthen the pipeline to support employer demand, so it’s truly a win-win.”

Saint Elizabeth University offers six accredited degree programs that can lead to toplevels.

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