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SoPA students awarded more than $46K in scholarships

January 13, 2023

The Tulane School of Professional Advancement (SoPA) has awarded more than $46,000 in scholarships to 11 students for the Spring 2023 semester. The scholarship funds were endowed through generous

Tulane SoPA awards $70K in student scholarships

August 16, 2022

The Tulane School of Professional Advancement (SoPA) announced the recipients of four endowed scholarships earmarked for adult students matriculating in one of the school’s degree programs. 

Alumni careers focus of new Tulane SoPA portrait series

May 02, 2022

“At Work” is a digital and onsite portrait series that showcases a sample of careers in which graduates of the Tulane School of Professional Advancement are found.

SoPA faculty honored at convocation for their dedication to students

April 01, 2022

Fourteen faculty members were honored by the Tulane School of Professional Advancement (SoPA) during the annual Faculty Convocation held Friday, March 25, on the Uptown campus.

Tulane SoPA and Operation Restoration join $4.7 million initiative to promote post-secondary education in prisons

February 17, 2022

The Ready for Pell Initiative was developed in anticipation of the impending lift to a 26-year ban that prevented access to Pell grant funding for students in prison.

Tulane employee crushes obstacles, earns degree from SoPA

May 26, 2021

Niyoka “Nikki” Payton came to Tulane University as a temporary payroll clerk. This month, she earned her bachelor’s degree in social science from the School of Professional Advancement.

Through ‘blessings and determination’ SoPA student excels in class, career

May 19, 2021

Derick Houston Jr.’s journey to — and through — the Tulane University School of Professional Advancement (SoPA) isn’t unusual. But his motivation and work ethic are in a league of their own.