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Master’s student receives fellowship

State-funded program helps recipients pursue teaching careers in higher education

| Author: Gary H. Piatek

mug-Moriah-CooperMoriah Cooper, a Central Michigan University Master of Public Health degree student from Detroit, has received the Martin Luther King Jr./César Chávez/Rosa Parks Future Faculty Fellowship for work toward her degree.

The state of Michigan funds the program to assist academically or economically disadvantaged students, providing them an opportunity to complete a college degree and pursue faculty teaching careers.

Upon completion of her degree, Cooper will be required to teach for a minimum of three years at an accredited two- or four-year postsecondary institution.