John Benton Wins First Stimpson Scholarship at USA

John Benton Wins First Stimpson Scholarship at USA

In the photo, front row, from left, Margaret Stimpson, Billy Stimpson, John Benton, Marion Stimpson, Pam Stimpson Haynes. Back row, from left, Richard Stimpson, Sandy Stimpson, USA Vice President for Development Dr. Joseph F. Busta Jr.

The first Stimpson Brothers Leadership Scholarship, totaling $5,000, was awarded to John Benton of Deer Park, Ala., a University of South Alabama Mitchell College of Business Real Estate major with a 3.96 grade point average. Benton works in the USA Center For Real Estate Studies and Economic Development, is involved in the ROTC program and demonstrates strong leadership skills. He also received a $2,000 Turner-Heggeman Memorial Scholarship, which is given to an outstanding real estate major. The Stimpson family recently met and presented the award to Benton at a special luncheon.

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2009 Honors Day

Real Estate Scholarships Awarded
LARSON EDGE REAL ESTATE SCHOLARSHIP
Megan J. Hoffman

2009 Honors Day

From left, Dr. Don Epley, Mr. Larson Edge, Megan Hoffman.

The Larson Edge Real Estate Scholarship was awarded for the first time at the annual Honors Day sponsored by the Mitchell College of Business. The $1,000 award recognizes the 50 years of service Mr. Edge gave to the community. He was employed by Volkert Engineering and established their right-of-way department. He is credited with the creation and implementation of procedures for right-of-way acquisitions and appraisals, which have become industry norms. Previously, he was a professional appraiser who worked for clients throughout the southeastern United States.

BILL MOSS / CCIM REAL ESTATE SCHOLARSHIP
Nicholas A. Lawkis

From left, Mr. Steve Coleman, CCIM Scholarship Chairman; Dr. Don Epley; Nicholas A. Lawkis.

From left, Mr. Steve Coleman, CCIM Scholarship Chairman; Dr. Don Epley; Nicholas A. Lawkis.

The Bill Moss Scholarship is in honor of a longtime instructor and past president of the Alabama Chapter of CCIM. He taught the CI-Intro course numerous times at Gulf Shores and instructed students from the southern areas of the state.

Society of Industrial and Office REALTORS® (SIOR)
Deepa Rajan

From left, Dr. Don Epley, Deepa Rajan, Mr. Gavin Bender Sr., of Bender Real Estate Group presenting award.

From left, Dr. Don Epley, Deepa Rajan, Mr. Gavin Bender Sr., of Bender Real Estate Group presenting award.

Prestigious Commercial Association Awards Scholarship
University Students are Recipients
The Louisiana/Mississippi/Alabama/Northwest Florida Chapter of the Society of Industrial and Office REALTORS® and the Society SIOR Foundation have awarded Deepa Rajan at the University of South Alabama a $2,000 scholarship in recognition of her academic excellence at the University. Deepa received a bachelor's degree in accounting and is enrolled in the University, attending more real estate courses.

APPRAISAL INSTITUTE EDUCATION TRUST SCHOLARSHIP
Joseph P. Vegliacich

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Want to Help Financially?
There are a number of ways that you can help the Center For Real Estate Studies and Economic Development.

Academic Scholarships
Students are supported with financial rewards for academic performance. Awards are requested in $1,000 multiples.

Scholarships are awarded in the spring of each academic year. Contact the Center's director, Dr. Epley, at 251.460.6735.

Real Estate Center Scholarships
Students are supported financially with a work assignment in the Center. Many of the reports on this website involve student labor. Awards are requested in $1,000 multiples. Scholarships are awarded in the spring of each academic year. Contact the Center's director, Dr. Epley, at 251.460.6735.

Endowed Scholarship, Professorship or Center
An endowment supports the annual operating budget and special projects of the center. Naming opportunities exist. Scholarships are awarded in the spring of each academic year.

Our Current Scholarships
The following scholarships are available for real estate students. Awards are given in
the spring.

Aloyis Sonneborn - Endowed Scholarship
Alton R. III and Toni G. Brown - Endowed Fund in Real Estate
J. Gavin Bender of Bender Real Estate - Endowed Assistance Fund in Real Estate
White-Spunner and Associates, Inc. - Endowed Scholarship in Real Estate

 

For more information concerning gifts and scholarships, contact:
USA Office of University Development
Health Services Building
Room 2150
Mobile, AL 36688-0002
Telephone: 251.460.7032
Fax: 251.461.1776
Email: development@southalabama.edu
For more information, visit the webpage: http://www.southalabama.edu/development/

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