Caruso is easily one of the most influential thinkers of our current day. And, you can find him on a Tuesday afternoon, bantering with students and enlightening the minds of young people in upstate New York outside his classroom at Corning Community College.

Privately funded scholarships are a lifeline for many students who might not otherwise be able to access higher education. In David's case, he had been paying for his education out of his own pocket. This meant that he had to work long hours and could only take a class or two each semester. A huge sense of relief (and hope) came over him when he found out that he had been awarded the scholarship last year.