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The Patrick P. Lee Foundation, headed by its namesake Patrick P. Lee HON ’99, awarded Canisius College $150,000 to provide scholarships to graduate students pursuing degrees in the Clinical Mental Health Counseling program.

The Lee Foundation is committed to addressing the local mental health workforce shortage and selected Canisius College because of its preeminent reputation of producing well-trained professionals fill the ranks of area local mental health departments of hospitals, human service agencies, and medical clinics in Western New York. Student recipients have to commit to working in one of the eight counties of WNY, upon graduation.

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Submitted by: Sandy Miller, senior director, Corporate, Foundation, and Government Relations