JBU Receives Nabholz Grant

Siloam Springs, Ark. (September 6, 2005) — The Nabholz Charitable Foundation of Conway has made a grant of $3,000 to John Brown University. The grant represents the fulfillment of a 5-year pledge of $3,000 per year.

Each year, the university has chosen to place the Nabholz gift into a fund dedicated 100% to providing financial aid to students with demonstrated financial need.

“We have enjoyed a strong partnership with the Nabholz Charitable Foundation and Nabholz Construction for many years, and we are grateful for their commitment to making a college education affordable for Arkansas students,” Cheryl L. Kester, JBU director of grants and foundation relations said.

JBU is one of the few Christian universities in the US to operate an accredited construction management program. The construction management program prepares men and women for professional careers in the rapidly-growing building industry nationwide.

John Brown University is a private Christian university, ranked sixth by U.S. News & World Report in the Southern Region. JBU enrolls more than 1,900 students from 43 states and 39 countries. JBU is a member of Arkansas’ Independent Colleges and Universities and the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities.