FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, May 27, 2010
CONTACT: Elizabeth Fischtziur - (425) 352-3636 - firstname.lastname@example.org
BOTHELL, Wash. - The University of Washington Bothell is pleased to announce that Master of Nursing student, Janet Pohl, has been named as a Healthy Aging Research Scholar for 2010-11.
This prestigious award is presented by the de Tornyay Center for Healthy Aging at the University of Washington. Janet was selected from dozens of applicants and receives a $5000 scholarship, as well as the opportunity to carry out a project that supports the health of older adults.
Janet was recognized at the Scholars Reception event held on May 12th at the University House in Seattle, WA.
For more information about the UW Bothell Nursing Program, please visit their website: http://www.uwb.edu/nursing.
About the de Tornyay Center for Healthy Aging: The de Tornyay Center for Healthy Aging serves as a catalyst for promoting healthy aging through its support of research and education in the field of gerontology for both the University of Washington and the broader community. The Center is committed to advancing and sharing knowledge about successful aging and ways professionals and systems can promote optimal experiences for older adults. For more information, please visit their website: http://www.agingcenter.org/default.asp.
About UW Bothell: The University of Washington Bothell combines the benefits of a small campus with the resources and prestige of a world-renowned university. Offering over 30 degrees, options, certificates and concentrations, its curriculum emphasizes close student-faculty interaction, collaboration among students, and hands-on learning. UW Bothell celebrates its 20th year of operation during the 2009-10 academic year with the opening of student housing, an access ramp connecting the campus to SR522, and new degrees including a Master of Computing and Software Systems (MSCSS), and a Leadership Master of Business Administration (L-MBA) at an offsite location in Bellevue, WA.