Flinn Foundation executive’s retirement prompts new leadership appointmentsPHOENIX— After more than five years in a key role at the Flinn Foundation, Executive Vice President Cathy McGonigle has announced her retirement. McGonigle’s departure June 26 will trigger three additional leadership changes at the Foundation. Two of the further staff moves will be internal. Brad Halvorsen has been named the Foundation’s new Executive Vice […]
30th class of Flinn Scholars to attend Arizona public universitiesPHOENIX—Twenty-one of Arizona’s highest-achieving high-school seniors have been awarded the 2015 Flinn Scholarship, which will provide them a comprehensive educational package at an Arizona public university. The highly competitive, merit-based scholarship, valued at more than $115,000, includes the cost of tuition to one of the three state universities, room and board, funding for international study-related […]
New Fellows named by Arizona Center for Civic Leadership
The Arizona Center for Civic Leadership has chosen 35 more Arizonans as Fellows in the Flinn-Brown Civic Leadership Academy.
New class of 20 Flinn Scholars chooses Arizona universitiesPHOENIX—The 2014 Flinn Scholarship has been awarded to 20 of Arizona’s highest-achieving high-school seniors, who will receive a comprehensive educational package to attend an Arizona public university. Now in its 29th year, the competitive, merit-based scholarship package is valued at more than $100,000. The scholarship includes the cost of tuition to one of the state’s three […]
Arizona’s long-term bioscience plan updated, extended through 2025PHOENIX—The strategic plan that has guided Arizona’s fast-growing bioscience sector for nearly 12 years is gearing up for a new decade. “Arizona’s Bioscience Roadmap: 2014-2025” will be unveiled starting April 8 at events in Phoenix, Tucson, and Flagstaff, the state’s three metropolitan areas that feature growing bioscience hubs. The plan includes updated strategies that can […]
Flinn Foundation report outlines current priorities to benefit Arizona
PHOENIX—The Flinn Foundation has released “Action and Impact,” a report that presents the organization’s current grantmaking priorities and activities across its four program areas.
20 new Flinn Scholars chosen among Arizona’s top students
PHOENIX—Twenty of Arizona’s most talented high-school seniors have been awarded the 2013 Flinn Scholarship, an intensely competitive and prestigious merit-based award that provides a comprehensive educational package at an Arizona public university.
Arizona bioscience jobs continue rapid growth during economic recovery
Arizona’s bioscience sector added jobs at nearly four times the national rate over the past decade and experienced double-digit job growth during the economic recovery, according to a new report from Battelle Technology Partnership Practice that outlines the 2012 progress of Arizona's Bioscience Roadmap.
Flinn-Brown Fellows Complete Intensive Seminar Series, Look Toward State-Level Service
Throughout the celebrations marking Arizona’s Centennial, many have wondered about how the next generation of civic leaders can prepare for the future. The third class of Flinn-Brown Civic Leadership Fellows has been busy thinking about that same thing and planning their leadership contributions to Arizona’s next century.