Posts tagged "Trudy Coxe"

Newport preservation society lands $500K for fellowship program

Join us in CONGRATULATING THE PRESERVATION SOCIETY OF NEWPORT COUNTY! Newport Mansions | The Preservation Society of Newport County  www.newportmansions.org/ COURTESY PRESERVATION SOCIETY OF NEWPORT COUNTY THE PRESERVATION SOCIETY OF NEWPORT COUNTY has been awarded a $500,000 grant to establish a fellowship program to study the city’s history. By Patrick Anderson PBN Staff Writer Twitter: @andersonpbn Posted 12/19/12 NEWPORT – The Preservation Society of Newport County has won a $500,000 challenge grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to establish a fellowship program studying the city’s history. The Preservation society now has three years to raise the three-to-one match – $1.5 million – required to secure the full value of the grant. The planned fellowship will provide places for five emerging scholars in the humanities each year to research and write about Newport’s history, study the Preservation Society’s collections and conduct public programs. The fellows will live in the The Elms Scholars Center being created at historic 1901 Carriage House of The Elms. “The Fellows Program is a key priority for us,” said Preservation Society CEO and Executive Director Trudy Coxe. “These scholars will conduct original research that enhances the interpretation and deepens the content of the Preservation Society’s tours and […]

Read more...

Be the first to comment - What do you think?
Posted by NewportAlliance - December 20, 2012 at 3:24 pm

Categories: Recent Updates   Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Social Widgets powered by AB-WebLog.com.