Aureon Network Services Scholarship Doubles Funds to be Awarded Aureon is pleased to announce they have recently increased the Aureon Network Services Scholarship Program funds from $5,000 to $10,000. The Aureon Network Services Scholarship Program was established in 2003 and the company has awarded approximately $65,000 in total scholarship funds. The goal of the scholarship program is to support students in rural Iowa communities who are pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). The Aureon Network Services Scholarship Program is open to students who live in the service area of an Iowa Independent Telecommunications Company and will be pursuing a STEM-related course of study. Applications will be accepted through midnight March 1, 2018. For a list of all the eligibility requirement and complete details of the Aureon Network Services Scholarship Program, please visit Aureon.com/scholarship. Scholarships will be awarded in 2018 and will be distributed as one $3,000, two $2,000, and three $1,000 scholarships. For specific questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. About Aureon (www.Aureon.com) Aureon is a business solutions provider who connects possibilities to productivity by providing unique and scalable business support services for organizations — small and large. Serving clients nationally with a presence in 48 states, Aureon offers a comprehensive suite of support services, with a focus on HR, Technology, Contact Center, and Consulting services. Through Aureon’s unique combination of talent, technology, and tools, we enable clients to focus on what they do best. For more information, visit Aureon.com. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Vicki Campos-Dimmer vicki.dimmer @ aureon.com 515-830-0302 Vicki Campos-Dimmer As the Corporate Communications Manager for Aureon, Vicki's primary responsibilities include overseeing corporate communications, brand PR, employee engagement communications, corporate social responsibility, and crisis communications. Over the past 17 years, she has been responsible for developing marketing and communication strategies that advance an organization's efforts and objectives. She joined Aureon, previously Iowa Network Services, as the Corporate Communications Coordinator. In 2014, she was promoted to the Corporate Communications Manager role. She has extensive experience in the technology and telecommunications industries, specifically with rural Independent Telecommunications Companies, where she was an ITC Sales and Marketing Specialist and later served as the ITC Support Manager at I Wireless. She has also led marketing and communications initiatives in the insurance and financial industries. Vicki holds a Bachelor's degree in business administration from Upper Iowa University. She has been involved in several leadership opportunities, such as 2016 LEAP Series offered through the Greater Des Moines Partnership, secretary on the American Marketing Association (AMA) Iowa Chapter Board, T3 Cares (Aureon's Corporate Social Responsibility Committee) Chair, and most recently was appointed as the Director of Communications for the PMI Central Iowa Chapter.