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HOMETOWN RELEASE: Denison Resident Receives $15K Scholarship to Attend UT Tyler Fisch College of Pharmacy

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November 27, 2018

Media Contact: Beverley Golden
Senior Director of Media Relations
Marketing and Communications
The University of Texas at Tyler

The University of Texas at Tyler announced today that Matthew Brown of Denison was awarded a scholarship to attend the UT Tyler Ben and Maytee Fisch College of Pharmacy.

Brown is the recipient of a Dean's Fellow Scholarship Award for $15,000 and will enter Fisch College in the fall of 2019.

Dean's Fellow Scholarship recipients are selected by an awards committee based on outstanding admission applications and interviews.

Recipients of the scholarship also are invited to join the Dean's Fellowship Program. The invitation-only fellowship includes expanded programming in leadership, academia, research and information technology, culminating in a major project in the third year of studies. Participants who complete the fellowship receive the designation of Dean's Fellow at graduation.

The first Doctor of Pharmacy education program in East Texas, Fisch College offers the PharmD degree in an innovative team-based learning format, designed to interactively engage students in the learning process. Students learn to work effectively in teams in the classroom and with health care professionals. They gain real-world experience in health care settings beginning in their first semester.

The program is a four-year course of study and requires at least two years of prerequisite coursework. For more about Fisch College, call 903.565.5777 or visit uttyler.edu/pharmacy.

A member of the prestigious UT System, The University of Texas at Tyler focuses on student success and innovative research in the more than 80 undergraduate and graduate degree programs offered. With more than 10,000 students, UT Tyler has facilities in Tyler, Longview, Palestine and Houston.

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