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Program Coordinator

Anne Gordon


headshot of Anne GordonAnne Gordon, a Nashville native, began as the Program Coordinator for the Ingram Scholarship Program in September 2006. Previously, she worked at Columbia College, the College of Charleston, and the University of Richmond, where she coordinated the Bonner Scholars Program.

Anne received her bachelor's degree in Art History from the University of Richmond and her master's in Student Personnel Services from the University of South Carolina.

Anne is married to Stuart Gordon, who serves on the staff of First Presbyterian Church. They have two sons, Andrew and Will.

 

The Program Coordinator assists with the development, revision and implementation of marketing materials - brochures, website, and other promotional materials. She assists with new Scholar recruitment and selections, arranging campus visits and interviews. The coordinator also schedules programs and events with the Ingram family, and organizes those events. The program coordinator plans and coordinates orientation with staff and Scholars, and assists them with program activities during the year. She helps plan the biennial Ingram Scholarship Program Alumni Reunion and maintains yearlong contact with Scholars, alumni, advisors, and the Faculty Director.

 

Josiah Holland

Holland HeadshotJosiah Holland graduated from the Ingram Scholars Program in 2018 and is now pursuing an M.Ed. in Leadership and Organizational Performance.  As an undergraduate, Josiah primarily engaged the Nashville community through Preston Taylor Ministries where he tutored, mentored, set up field trips, recruited volunteers, fundraised, and helped launch a mini-social enterprise with several students.  On campus he was a member of the Navigators campus ministry and Beta Upsilon Chi Fraternity. He majored in Human and Organizational Development (HOD) and minored in Corporate Strategy and Religious Studies. In January of 2018, while still a Senior, Josiah launched a social enterprise, XPCulture, which he hopes to turn into a full time opportunity by May of 2019 upon graduating with his Masters.

Passionate about social enterprise, Josiah spent the summer between undergrad and graduate school as a Summer Fellow with the Turner Family Center for Social Ventures. As a fellow, he continued developing the XPCulture platform, which helps NGOs protect the communities they serve from the unintended harms of short-term mission teams while also investing in the growth and development of those who go on the trips. That work and his experience with two Ingram Summer Projects spent abroad now undergird the value and structure Josiah seeks to bring to the Ingram Scholars Program as the interim Summer Program Coordinator.

 

The Summer Program Coordinator is responsible for leading a monthly seminar and workshops f or scholars participating in a summer project partnership.   He  guides and mentors the proposal writing and revision process, its defense and approval, the reflection retreat, final reports and presentations.