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Two Seniors in JSU Technology Program Receive National Scholarship Awards

February 13, 2003 -- Two Jacksonville State University seniors, Carlos Garcia and Jennifer Williams, were awarded scholarships from The American Society of Safety Engineers.

Carlos Garcia of Anniston is the first recipient of The American Society of Engineers (ASSE) UPS Diversity Scholarship. Carlos received the $3, 825 scholarship at the annual Conference in Nashville, TN.

The ASSE UPS Diversity Scholarship is designed to help minority students in the Occupational Safety and Health field. Carlos is currently a senior in the Occupational Safety and Health Technology Program at Jacksonville State University and has been on the Dean's list for over two years.

Jennifer Williams of Oxford also has been awarded The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) UPS Scholarship. Jennifer, also a senior in JSU's Occupational Safety and Health Technology Program, was one of four students awarded this national UPS Scholarship.

ASSE has nearly $50,000 in scholarships available for students pursuing degrees in Occupational Safety and Health.

The Occupational Safety and Health profession is concerned with protecting America's work force, as well as the general public, from injury in today's age of technological advancement. It is one of the most challenging and rewarding career fields available.

The Safety Professional brings to bear engineering knowledge, skills and expertise, along with management abilities, developed through education and practical experience. If interested in exploring a degree in Occupational Safety and Health, contact the Department of Technology & Engineering at Jacksonville State University (256) 782-5294.


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