Category Archives: Scholarships

Paying it Forward: An Interview with Susan Hegland Blumentals (B.Arch ’59)

Susan Heglund Blumentals (B.Arch '59)

At the time of her graduation, Susan Hegland Blumentals (B.Arch ’59) was one of only two female students in her class at the School of Architecture. Her husband, Janis Blumentals (B.Arch ’59), was born in Riga, Latvia and immigrated to the United States after World War II in 1950. With the creation of the Janis and Susan Hegland Blumentals Scholarship, Susan creates a legacy that honors and assists students who have overcome adversity.

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Apparel Design Student Named Finalist in Fashion Scholarship Fund

Maxine Britt at the YMA Scholarship Gala

The YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund is an educational non-profit that focuses on creating career opportunities for apparel design students worldwide. This year, undergraduate Maxine Britt (Apparel Design) was named one of the eight finalists for the Fashion Scholarship Fund’s largest scholarship.

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