Everglades University Boca Campus Attends the 71st Annual CASF Installation and Awards Banquet- Honoring our First Scholarship Recipient- Mr. Geansli Joseph
November 18, 2021 | Uncategorized | No Comments
On October 27, 2021 Everglades University representatives; President Kristi Mollis, Vice President of Academic Affairs -Jared Bezet, Vice President- Joseph Dalto, and Director of Student Services- Rubeena Barrat attended the CASF 71st Annual Installation And Awards Banquet.
President Kristi Mollis was a speaker for the event discussing the recent partnership between Everglades University and the Construction Association of South Florida to establish a permanent scholarship endowment for the EU Construction Management department. She also discussed future plans to develop externships with CASF members to allow EU Construction students the ability to gain experience in the industry with the CASF member companies while completing their degrees.
In July 2021 Everglades University was gifted $60,000 to establish the scholarship endowment. President Mollis also presented the first EU/ CASF scholarship recipient- Mr. Geansli Joseph.
Mr. Joseph was in attendance at the event and accepted the scholarship with his wife on stage. Mr. Joseph is currently pursuing his bachelors in Construction Management. He has experience in design, drafting, BIM technology, and construction.
President Mollis’ speech included the following statement, ”We believe we are aligned with CASF in that our goal is to support the South Florida Construction Industry by training and educating your future employees. Everglades University is a home grown Florida based regionally accredited not for profit University with 6 campuses in Florida. Our Main campus is located in Boca Raton and our branch campuses are located in Miami, Tampa, Sarasota and Orlando. This scholarship will annually support students attending our south Florida campuses for years to come. And for that we thank all of you for your support.”
“Everglades University was ranked #10 in the nation for Social Mobility in 2022 by the US News and World Report Best Colleges Ranking. So we are just as committed to education as we are to ensuring our graduates gain employment in their fields of study. So again thank you very much for establishing the CASF scholarship. We look forward to expanding this relationship to better support the CASF membership,” stated President Mollis.