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ASSE Foundation Scholarships Awarded to Four Students Attending Universities in Florida, Alabama

Posted in , , on Mon, May 14, 2012

DES PLAINES, IL (May 14, 2012) – Four students attending universities in the
American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) Region IV, which consists of Alabama,
Florida, Georgia, Louisiana and Mississippi are recipients of ASSE Foundation (ASSEF)
2012 scholarships. Awarded each year to provide assistance to students entering
the growing international field of occupational safety and health, the scholarships
are funded by the continuing support of corporations, ASSE Regions and
Chapters, members and individuals.

Undergraduate recipients awarded in Region IV are:

  • Zachary Gualardo, recipient of the $1,500 ASSE Greater
    Baton Rouge Chapter – Don Jones Excellence in Safety Scholarship. Gualardo is pursuing
    safety science degree at Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach,
  • Shahil Kadiwal, recipient of the $1,500 Granberry
    Fleming and Ross Scholarship. Kadiwal is studying safety science at the Embry
    Riddle Aeronautical University.

Graduate recipients awarded in Region IV are:

  • Moses Davis, recipient of the $1,500 Gulf Coast Past
    President’s Scholarship. Murdock is pursuing his master’s degree in industrial
    and systems and engineering at Auburn University, Auburn, AL.
  • Ruoliang Tang, is a recipient of the $1,000 Thomas W.
    Pollock Memorial Scholarship. Tang is pursuing a master’s degree in occupational
    safety and ergonomics at Auburn University.

This year the ASSE Foundation awarded $155,000 toward
73 scholarships nationwide – 57 at the undergraduate level and 16 at the
graduate level.

The ASSE Foundation, established by and in partnership
with ASSE, generates funding and provides resources for scholarships, applied
research, academic accreditation, and related academic initiatives in order to
advance the SH&E profession. For more information on the Foundation and its
programs visit

Founded in 1911, the Des Plaines, IL-based ASSE is the
oldest professional safety organization and is committed to protecting people,
property and the environment. Its more than 34,000 occupational safety, health
and environmental professional members lead, manage, supervise, research and
consult on safety, health, transportation and environmental issues in all
industries, government, labor, health care and education. For more information
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