Marian University student earns U.S. Bank Scholarship

September 4, 2012

FOND DU LAC, Wis. - Ashley Zitzelsberger of Menasha, a student at Marian University, was named as one of 40 college students chosen to receive a $1,000 U.S. Bank Scholarship. Zitzelsberger was selected from more than 150,000 students throughout the country who applied to the U.S. Bank Scholarship Program.

"It is an honor for Ashley to earn such a prestigious scholarship," said Katie Hughes, chair of the undergraduate nursing program at Marian University. "It is through Ashley's hard work and dedication toward the nursing field that she has earned this scholarship."

Zitzelsberger is currently a sophomore at Marian University in Fond du Lac. She has participated in a variety of activities including the Marian University Student Nursing Association, National Honor Society and was recognized on the dean's list. Zitzelsberger is pursuing a bachelor's degree in nursing.

"We would like to congratulate our 2012 U.S. Bank Scholarship Program winners," said Erica Opstad, vice president, Office of Corporate Citizenship & Financial Education at U.S. Bank. "With the cost of tuition increasing and financial aid sources decreasing, we are proud to provide this opportunity for students."

U.S. Bank is one of the top student banking institutions in the nation, providing a comprehensive line of student banking products including mobile banking, campus ID card programs, Internet banking, U.S. Bank student checking and savings, and Visa Buxx® prepaid spending cards.


Fun Fact

Marian’s Student Senate organization, the student-led governing body, hosts a concert every spring, with past artists including Augustana, Jay Sean, Jason Derulo, Plain White T’s, Gym Class Heroes and Josh Gracin (Source: Student Handbook, 2013-2014).

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Marian University
45 S. National Ave.
Fond du Lac, WI 54935-4699


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