Horatio Alger Events & Initiatives In the News

Boston "To-Do"

The Boston Globe (Boston, MA)
June 05, 2013

Oh Mario! On tour to show off his new album, "Beautiful Things," Mario Frangoulis will show off his skills at covering everything from rock anthems to opera arias. June 6 at 7:30 p.m. $40-$125 (a portion of the proceeds support the Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans).

The Power of Resilience: Study Shows How Horatio Alger Association Scholarships Make A Difference

Forbes.com (New York, NY)
May 03, 2013

"There is reason for optimism about the potential to make a meaningful difference in the lives of the disadvantaged," says Dr. Gregory Wolniak, a Senior Research Scientist at  NORC at the University of Chicago and the co-author of the recently released, landmark study on Horatio Alger Association National Scholarship recipients .

The Reliable Source

WashingtonPost.com (Washington, DC)
April 08, 2013

So Brad Pitt was in town - and we had to hear about it from Eric Cantor ? The House majority leader casually tweeted a photo of himself and his wife, Diana , Friday night with the movie star, who dropped in to handle celebrity duties at the Horatio Alger Association awards gala at Constitution Hall. 

Clement Stone Positively Lifted Self-Help Industry; Inspire: His attitude gave businesses and people direction

Investor's Business Daily (New York, NY)
March 22, 2013

Like a lot of entrepreneurs, Clement Stone first peddled newspapers. After being bullied by older boys who already had the best corners in Chicago, he decided to innovate.

Madison Dearborn's Canning takes home Horatio Alger Award

Pensions & Investments
March 01, 2013

Growing up the son of a country doctor who was sometimes paid in goods and produce, Madison Dearborn Partners LLC Chairman John A. Canning Jr. worked throughout his youth. Despite early tragedies - while still in his teens, Mr. Canning's brother and mother died within one week of each other - Mr. Canning persevered.

Backstage with Mario Frangoulis

One Voice Radio (New York, NY)
January 16, 2013

On June 21, 2012, music history was made as Mario Frangoulis walked on stage at Boston Symphony Hall, and performed under the baton of Maestro Keith Lockhart and The Boston Pops. CD and DVD sales from Mario Frangoulis and George Perris, Horatio Alger International Ambassadors, will benefit the Association's educational programs.

A Live Performance By The Tenors on CBS

CBS New York 2 (New York, NY)
January 01, 2013

We are happy to say we are involved with an organization called Horatio Alger that gives opportunities to youth through scholarships.