Paine College Presidential Scholar Elected to National Board of Directors

Posted by lsuggs | 05/6/2013 10:54 AM

(Augusta, GA) -The Paine College Honors Program is pleased to announce that Fatima Ojeda Rojas has been elected to the Board of Directors for the National Collegiate Honors Council (NCHC).  NCHC is the professional association for undergraduate collegiate honors programs.  It is a tremendous honor to have a member of the Paine College Honors Program serving in a leadership role for NCHC.

 
A native of Puebla, Mexico, Rojas calls Atlanta, Georgia her home. She is a sophomore Business Management Information Systems major who upon completion of her studies at Paine College plans to continue her studies in computer science at the University of California Berkley. She is interested in providing assistance to communities with little technological accessibility and knowledge in developing countries.

 
“As a Student Board Member, I will not only be able to add diversity and personality to this year’s committee, but also new ideas to persuade students to want to take part in these conferences,” stated Rojas, “Thank you for this great opportunity.”

 
During her tenure at Paine College, Rojas has shown outstanding leadership skills by serving as the vice president of Paine College’s Business Club, president of the French Club, as well as president of the International Student Association (ISA). She is a varsity member of the Paine College Honda Campus All-Star Challenge Team, Wesley Fellowship, and serves on the institution’s Disciplinary Committee. Rojas ultimately plans to start her own software company.


Information from Rojas’s candidacy on the NCHC website: http://nchchonors.org/nominations/2013-bod/board-of-directors-nominees-rojas-fatima/

For more information on Paine College, please visit http://www.paine.edu, or contact Leah Suggs in the Office of Communications & Marketing at (706)821.8322, (803) 524.3195.


Photo caption: Fatima Ojeda Rojas, sophomore Business Management Information Systems major at Paine College. Rojas has been elected to serve the Board of Directors for the National Collegiate Honors Council (NCHC). 

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