Faculty

Ferber’s ‘Angel Scholarship’ helps future college students

February 23, 2016 by Guest Contributor
Deb Ferber and Maria Colmenares

Dr. Deb Ferber of Brandman University presents funding for a $1,000 scholarship to A Better Chance leader Maria Colmenares.

Dr. Deb Ferber of Brandman University presented her annual “Angel Scholarship”, which is  Dr. Ferber’s personal scholarship created to help women and students of color.  This year, Dr. Ferber has chosen to donate her “Angel Scholarship” funds to A Better Chance.

Dr. Deb Ferber, assistant professor in the School of Business and Professional Studies, presented her “Angel Scholarship” to longtime A Better Chance volunteer, Maria Colmenares. Dr. Ferber’s donation will be used by A Better Chance to further its mission, which is to increase substantially the number of well-educated young people of color who are capable of assuming positions of responsibility and leadership in American society.

Dr. Ferber made the presentation on Feb. 18 to Colmenares, who Ferber said has become skilled at finding students in Santa Ana as early as the eighth grade who exhibit the learning and leadership qualities needed to make them competitive applicants for a college education. Ferber works with A Better Change as part of her commitment to community outreach through Brandman University. She also encourages fellow faculty members, students and alumni to become involved with A Better Chance through volunteering or by contributing to scholarships.

For more information on A Better Chance, please visit their website at www.abetterchance.org or contact Craig Pinto at cpinto@abetterchance.org.

Note:  A Better Chance provided this press release to Brandman News.

Become a Student

Have questions about enrollment, degree programs, financial aid, or next steps?

Further your education with a few questions

Please enter your zip code to proceed.
Please enter a valid zip code to proceed.
Is this an international zip code?
Please select a degree type
Please select your area of interest
Please select a program type
Please select a session
Please enter your name
Please enter your last name
Please enter your email to proceed
Please enter a valid email address
Please enter your phone number to proceed.
Please enter a valid phone number.

About Brandman

Earn your bachelor’s degree, master’s degree or certificate at Brandman, a regionally accredited university.

We value your privacy

By submitting this form, I agree that Brandman may contact me about educational services by voice, pre-recorded message and/or text message using automated technology, at the phone number provided, including wireless numbers. I understand that my consent is not required to attend Brandman University. Privacy Policy