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Pepperdine Receives Ambassador of Education Award
Pepperdine University was awarded the Ambassador of Education Award from the Millennium Momentum Foundation, Inc. on Friday, Nov. 2, at the organization’s 4th Annual Opening Doors Scholarship Awards Ceremony and Benefit Dinner. The award, presented to an institution of higher education that is committed to educating and professionally developing a pool of diverse public policy scholars and practitioners, was accepted by Edna Powell, chief business officer at Pepperdine University. Previous recipients of the Ambassador of Education Award include California State University, Dominguez Hills, and USC School of Policy, Planning, and Development.
School of Public Policy alumna Elizabeth Garcia (MPP ’07) was chosen in 2006 as one of 13 Millennium Momentum Foundation scholarship recipients for her exemplary work as a public policy student and outstanding potential as a future leader.
The Millennium Momentum Foundation, Inc. was created with the mission to increase the number of students and young professionals in public administration, public policy, and public-service related fields. This mission is achieved by serving as a resource bridge between collegiate institutions and the workplace while also providing academic scholarship benefits and an array of professional development services for deserving young people from various ethnic backgrounds pursing careers in a variety of public service fields.