Tag Archive: Point Scholar

Allan Gilmour & Eric Jirgens Point Scholar Xinyi Ou Becomes a U.S. Citizen

On April 16, 2014, I became an American Citizen! The ceremony, which was held at the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum in Grand Rapids, honored and naturalized nearly 80 immigrants from 46 countries.… Continue reading

Maggie Keenan-Bolger Graduates and Reflects on Being a Point Scholar

Maggie Keenan-Bolger graduated in December from Goddard College with a M.F.A. in Interdisciplinary Arts. Now one of Point’s newest alumni, Maggie reflects on her time as a Point Scholar.  What were some of the highlights/favorite moments… Continue reading

Jacob Rostovsky Graduates & Reflects on Being a Point Scholar

Jacob Rostovsky graduated in December from American University with a bachelor’s in Psychology. Now one of Point’s newest alumni, Jake reflects on his time as a Point Scholar.  What were some of the… Continue reading

Scholar Jeff Sheng Reflects on Point’s Mentoring Program

I think that the mentoring aspect of Point is just as, if not even more valuable than the financial support that I receive from Point.  The organization spends a lot of energy, time… Continue reading

Patrick Oathout Returns from Ten-Week Trip to Jordan

Patrick Oathout, a 2012 Point Scholar, spent ten-weeks in Jordan teaching English to refugees from Iraq, Syria, Libya, and Palestine.  He taught over seventy students, had a home-stay with a popular Imam, and lived with Bedouins for… Continue reading