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Stephana Eghan Wins NY Women in Communications Scholarship

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Stephana Eghan, CCNY's 2017 New York Women in Communications Scholarship winner.

Stephana Eghan, a junior in The City College of New York's media and communication arts department, is the winner of a New York Women in Communications Scholarship for 2017. The advertising and public relations major is one of 19 recipients of the highly competitive award. 

The award is open to residents of New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Pennsylvania. Winners are selected on the basis of academic excellence, need and a demonstrated commitment to the field of communications.

Eghan is City College’s fourth NYWICI Scholar after Joanne Ventour (2015), Kar Ye Au (2014) and Stephanie Guzman (2010).  She will receive a $5,000 scholarship for tuition and a paid summer internship with McCann Worldgroup, a leading global marketing firm.

“We commend the dedication and accomplishments of these remarkable young women,” said Jacki Kelley, NYWICI president CEO, Bloomberg Media, Bloomberg LP. “They are already well on their way to becoming the next generation of female leaders and we are so pleased to welcome these women into our New York Women in Communications family.”

Eghan was recognized alongside several media and communication luminaries, including Savannah Guthrie, Matt Lauer and Judy A. Smith at NYWICI’s Matrix Awards. Katie Couric emceed the event at the Sheraton New York Times Square.

Ghanaian-born and residing in the Bronx, Eghan’s other honors include an ORCA Fellowship in summer 2016.  She spent it helping archive the George Lois collection gifted to City College by the legendary art director, designer and ad man, while receiving a $3,000 stipend.

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