Patricia Roe has served as Senior Program Officer in the access and outreach department for the last several years. Her role focuses on increasing success in higher education, by working collaboratively locally and nationally with entities to develop strategies which serve to support college success and completion for students and adult learners. In this work she interfaces with consultants, policy and principal investigators as well as with colleagues from other foundations to support institutions of higher education and best in class community based organizations. Ms. Roe has been instrumental in getting community, foundation and corporate leaders to increase their philanthropic giving in support of higher education by leveraging USA Funds philanthropic dollars. This background is instrumental in the work she will assume for USA Funds as Senior Program Director of Community Relations.
Ms. Roe is currently USA Funds liaison with national scholarship organizations such as Thurgood Marshall College Fund, United Negro College Fund, American Indiana College Fun, Hispanic Scholarship Fund, and the Asian Pacific Island American Scholarship Fund.
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