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Life of Service
Life of Service
Donor Spotlight: Kathleen Parker
This is the story of Kathleen (Kathy) Parker's journey and lifelong connection to Côte d'Ivoire.  It continues today as Kathy helps Ivorian students realize their dreams of a college education through her generous gift to the IUGB Foundation's "Invest for Success" Scholarship Campaign.
It was a long journey. Upon graduating from high school in 1961, Kathy decided that "....she would like to join the Peace Corps...."  That decision charted the course of her career and shaped the rest of her life.  She could not predict travel across several continents, a new lifetime relationship with an entire family, or that this relationship would progress from "friend" all the way to beloved "Memi" ("Grandma") to several children in Côte d'Ivoire.  Certainly she could not know then that she would help a young Ivoirian woman obtain a higher education, and ultimately help others do likewise through the IUGB Foundation and "Invest for Success."  Read More...  

Scholarship Recipients
Four Students Awarded IUGB Foundation's First Scholarships

Four students have received the first IUGB Foundation Scholarship grants to attend the International University of Grand-Bassam (IUGB). Each scholarship is worth $20,000. The winners are (from left)   Aishah ALATISHE, Eboi AGUI, Marie-France BIGBA, Kouassi AGNAMAN. 

This year's scholarship winners are indicative of the diversity of talents and interests of IUGB students. Eboi, for example, has indicated an interest in actuarial science, Bigba aspires to a career as a clinical psychologist and Alatishe plans to study computer science. Read More...
Invest for Success Scholarship Campaign

The IUGB Foundation, a 501(c)3 U.S. tax exempt nonprofit organization based in Atlanta, Georgia, is the fundraising arm of the International University of Grand-Bassam. The Foundation is committed to helping IUGB realize its vision of becoming a 
Regional Center of Higher Education Excellence in West Africa.
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