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Susan Holczer Wins Bisk Foundation Teacher Education Scholarship

By Bisk on June 11, 2014
Susan Holczer Wins Bisk Foundation Teacher Education Scholarship

Applications are now being accepted for The University of Scranton’s upcoming scholarship for Special Fall 2014, Part A Session.

TAMPA, Fla., June 11, 2014 –The University of Scranton, a regionally accredited and U.S. News & World Report-ranked university, congratulates Susan Holczer as the winner of the Bisk Foundation Teacher Education Scholarship for the Special Summer 2014, Part A Session.

Holzcer is pursuing a Master of Science in Educational Administration through The University of Scranton’s 100% online master’s degree program.  

Holczer, a teacher at C.D. Hylton Senior High in Woodbridge, Va., believes in collaborating with peers to produce the best possible results for students.

“One of the main lessons I have learned is no one truly succeeds alone,” Holczer wrote in her application essay. “As an administrator, my goal would be to support connections between teachers, foster new ones and encourage a school environment where every child is given a chance to succeed.”

Assistant Principal Eric A. Switzer describes Holczer as a reliable team player with a high degree of professionalism that enjoys positive relationships with students and parents.

“The University of Scranton is pleased to present the Bisk Foundation scholarship to Susan Holczer,” said W. Jeffrey Welsh, Ph.D., Dean of the College of Graduate and Continuing Education. “Her commitment to pursuing an advanced degree to for the benefit of her students and fellow teachers is commendable.”

Each year, The University of Scranton awards sixteen scholarships to first-time students in its online Master of Science in Education programs.

The scholarship provides winners with a quarter of the tuition cost for either the Master of Science in Curriculum and Instruction or the Master of Science in Educational Administration.

Courses in both graduate programs are 100% online which features streaming and downloadable lectures, professor-led interactive discussion boards and online chat rooms.

Holczer, who attended The University of Scranton as an undergraduate, is looking forward to the opportunity to continue her studies at the prestigious university, she wrote.

“I am very familiar with the rigor of the curriculum, the dedication of the professors and the high standing the university holds in the community,” Holczer wrote.

Applications are being accepted through Aug. 1 for The University of Scranton’s Bisk Foundation Scholarship for the Special Fall 2014, Part A Session.

For more information about available scholarships and how to apply, call toll free 855-300-1471 or visit

About The University of Scranton

Nestled in the Pocono Mountains of Northeastern Pennsylvania, The University of Scranton was founded in 1888 and has been educating students in the Jesuit tradition since 1942. It is consistently ranked among the top 10 regional universities in the North byU.S. News & World Report. The University of Scranton is accredited by The Commission of Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. The Education programs are accredited by the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC). The College of Graduate and Continuing Education is authorized to award graduate degrees by the Pennsylvania Department of Education.

About Bisk Education, Inc. 

Founded in 1971 by Nathan M. Bisk, Bisk Education is one of the world’s leading providers of professional education online. Bisk, is a leader in facilitating the online delivery of associate’s, bachelor’s and master’s degrees as well as professional certificate programs from the nation’s leading traditional universities and institutions. Universities powered by UA’s technology and support services have surpassed 450,000 online enrollments – making UA one of the largest facilitators of e-learning in the country.

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