Dr. Khoury establishes SSU scholarship fund

SOMC’s Dr. Thomas Khoury has established a scholarship at Shawnee State University for students who are studying poetry. Dr. Khoury established the fund in honor of his uncle, Dr. James Barbar, who was a poet, an educator and a lawyer. SSU has placed a plaque recognizing Dr. Barbar in the Clark Memorial Library.

Seen here with the plaque are SSU Coordinator of Creative Writing, Neil Carpathios, SSU President Dr. Rita Rice Morris, Dr. Thomas Khoury, SSU Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences Dr. Timothy Scheurer and SSU Provost Dr. David Todt.