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 universities

PHOENIX—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 2025

PHOENIX—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.

22 top Arizona students named Flinn Scholars

PHOENIX—Twenty-two of Arizona’s most talented high-school seniors have been awarded the 2012 Flinn Scholarship, a comprehensive educational package at an Arizona public university that includes tuition, room and board, international study-related travel, and additional benefits.

Flinn Foundation Names Director of Flinn Scholars Program

Matt Ellsworth, a former Flinn Scholar and a five-year Flinn Foundation staff member, has been named the fourth director in the program’s 26-year history. Ellsworth graduated from Prescott High School in 1993, attended Arizona State University as a Flinn Scholar, and earned a master's degree at George Mason University.

Arizona Bioscience Sector Sustains Strong Job Growth

 Neither the recession nor the subsequent economic doldrums have impeded the growth of Arizona’s bioscience sector, a new report shows. During the post-recessionary period of 2009-10, bioscience jobs increased by 7.4 percent, compared to a 1.8 percent decline for the state’s overall private sector, according to a new performance analysis of Arizona’s bioscience sector, commissioned by the Flinn Foundation. 

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