Joyce P. Lewis Scholarship

Joyce Pocklington Lewis was born July 26, 1931, in Richmond , VA. She graduated from Baltimore Northwestern High School in 1949 and received a scholarship to the University of Maryland, earning a B.A. in English in 1953. During the 1950's she worked as a journalist for newspapers and the Associated Press in Huntington, WV. During the l 970's and '80's, she worked in Washington, DC as an editor for Prentice Hall Publishing and a writer for the U.S. Bicentennial Commission, National Council on the Aging, and the Reagan Administration's Task Force on Private Sector Initiatives. Throughout her career, she wrote freelance articles for newsletters (Fairfax County Association for the Gifted), magazines. and newspapers, including a cover story for the Washington Post Weekend section. She was a member of the National Press Club and enjoyed reading and the arts. Stephen M. Lewis is honoring his mother, Joyce P. Lewis, by the creation of this scholarship. Stephen received his undergraduate and master's degrees from Colorado State University. With 25 years of medical education, executive management and professional society experience, Stephen is a leader in the medical education field. Selected as one of Colorado's "Top 40 Under 40" leaders by the Denver Business Journal, Stephen has served as President of the Institute for Continuing Healthcare Education and President/CEO of Medical Education Collaborative. In addition  to  delivering presentations and developing testimony related to CME, nursing education and regulatory issues, Stephen served as President for the National Association of Medical Education Companies (NAMEC) and as a columnist for Medical Meetings magazine. Prior to entering the CME arena, Stephen served as a lobbyist and U.W. Senate Press Secretary. l le is a Life Member of MENSA and currently serves as the President of  Global Education Group.

Criteria

  • Full-time outstanding undergraduate student enrolled in the Department of Communication Studies within the College of Liberal Arts
  • Demonstrate strong leadership skills while at CSU
  • Maintain an overall 3.2 GPA
  • Preference shall be given to students who work at the university newspaper (the Collegian)
  • Scholarship may be renewable if the recipient(s) reapply annually, continue to meet all criteria and are selected by the scholarship committee