Closer Look: Oglethorpe President Talks Scholarship for ‘DREAMers’; Dentistry For The Developmentally Disabled; Potential Impact of Tariffs on GA’s Solar Industry

Oglethorpe University President Larry Schall talks new scholarship for DREAMers.
Oglethorpe University President Larry Schall talks new scholarship for DREAMers.
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Tuesday on “Closer Look with Rose Scott”:

  • 0:00: Oglethorpe University has announced a new scholarship for “DREAMEers,” those who migrated to the United States as children. The scholarship is the first of its kind in Georgia, according to the University. A conversation with the university’s President Larry Schall about the scholarship, which comes from a new partnership between Oglethorpe and TheDream.US.
  • 18:55: Dentistry for the Developmentally Disabled is an Atlanta-based practice that serves those who may need additional assistance to achieve and maintain good oral health, and one of the few dentistry practices of its kind in the nation. We take a trip to the office for a conversation with Dr. Deidra Rondeno, founder and CEO of the DDD Foundation, to learn more.
  • 38:17: Recently, President Donald Trump announced his administration would delay a deadline to increase tariffs on Chinese goods, but a new report from the Solar Foundation found that Georgia has already lost over 600 jobs in the solar energy sector from January to November 2018. What’s behind this decrease?

Closer Look is produced by Candace Wheeler and Grace Walker.