Arizona Center for Civic Leadership names 2016 Flinn-Brown Fellows

PHOENIX—The independent, nonpartisan Arizona Center for Civic Leadership has selected 36 individuals as the 2016 cohort of the Flinn-Brown Civic Leadership Academy, a group of Arizonans from across the state and all walks of life and perspectives who share a commitment to state-level public service. The Flinn-Brown experience begins with Fellows, who are selected competitively, […]

31st class of Flinn Scholars to attend Arizona public universities

PHOENIX—The 2016 Flinn Scholarship has been awarded to 20 of Arizona’s highest-achieving high-school seniors, who will receive an unparalleled package for undergraduate study at an Arizona public university. The highly competitive merit-based scholarship includes the cost of tuition at one of the three state universities, funding for room and board, support for at least two […]

Arizona bioscience job growth rate continues to outpace nation

PHOENIX—Arizona’s bioscience industry has sustained its momentum and continues its long-standing trend of impressive job growth and high wages, a new report shows. In addition, risk capital reached its highest figure in four years, and all measures of bioscience tech transfer at Arizona universities are on the rise, with increases in startups, invention disclosures, patents, […]

Flinn Foundation names Stacy L. Tucker new Chief Financial Officer

PHOENIX—The Flinn Foundation has named Stacy L. Tucker its new Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, a position responsible for overseeing the Foundation’s investment, financial, accounting, and business activities. Tucker, who joined the Foundation in early March, also is responsible for financial reporting, auditing, budgeting, internal controls, insurance, employee benefits, and the preparation of annual […]

Six Arizona startups win entry to Flinn Bioscience Entrepreneurship Program

PHOENIX—Six Arizona startup bioscience firms have been competitively selected to participate in the 2016 Flinn Foundation Bioscience Entrepreneurship Program. The companies will receive $30,000 in funding support and a set of program services administered through a nonprofit partner. The program was established to foster entrepreneurship and help early-stage bioscience firms develop into successful and sustainable […]

Arizona’s Bioscience Roadmap Steering Committee names new leaders

PHOENIX—Arizona’s Bioscience Roadmap Steering Committee, a group of more than 100 Arizona leaders working to advance the biosciences around the state, has undergone its first leadership change in more than a decade, with two long-serving members assuming new responsibilities. Ron Shoopman is the new chair and Mark Slater is the new vice chair of the […]

2015 Flinn-Brown Fellows named by Arizona Center for Civic Leadership

PHOENIX—The Arizona Center for Civic Leadership has selected 33 Arizonans with significant leadership accomplishment and potential for the 2015 cohort of the Flinn-Brown Civic Leadership Academy. The newest Flinn-Brown Fellows come from urban centers and rural communities throughout the state and represent many leadership and professional experiences. They share a commitment to pursuing public service […]

Flinn Foundation executive’s retirement prompts new leadership appointments

PHOENIX— 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 universities

PHOENIX—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 […]
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