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Florida Poly Professor and Wife Donate $100,000 to Endow Scholarships


Last updated 11/13/2019 at 5:26pm

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Florida Polytechnic University President Dr. Randy K. Avent (left) joins electrical and computer engineering professor Dr. Muhammad Rashid; his wife, Dr. Fatema Rashid; their daughter, Dr. Faeza Kazmier, a plastic surgeon; and Florida Poly Provost Dr. Terry Parker in the Innovation, Science, and Technology building.

Dr. Muhammad Rashid knows from experience what a difference education can mean in a person's life. As a first-generation college graduate, he sees his own struggles and concerns reflected in many of the students he encounters at Florida Polytechnic University, where he is professor and chair of the electrical and computer engineering department.

That's why he and his wife decided to make a $100,000 gift to the University to create the Drs. Muhammad H. and Fatema Rashid Future Generation Engineering Scholarship Endowment Gift.

The scholarship will award a minimum of $1,000 to each recipient...

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