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Whether you choose to give to The Fund for Ramapo College, create a gift annuity or start an endowed fund, all gifts to the Ramapo College Foundation benefit the people and programs of Ramapo College.

Dedicated alumni, parents, employees, students and friends provide a significant portion of the funds that allow Ramapo College to thrive. Thanks to their sustained generosity, the Ramapo College Foundation can support student scholarships, faculty research and development and construction and renovation projects. All of these efforts have an impact on the College’s success today, and for generations to come.

Annual Scholarships

Student Scholarship Recipients

Anisfield ASB Scholarship and William W. Briggs Scholarship Recipient

CoraggioPaul Coraggio
Paul Coraggio of Hazlet, NJ is interested in the sustainable business model, a career in which he can pair his major of International Business with his minor, Environmental Science. He plans to work with an international not-for-profit business to better develop, network and increase the sustainability of small and local businesses. Paul, who has a 3.93 grade point average, is a member of the President’s Climate Commitment Committee, and plays a leadership role in the student club, Environmental Alliance. Paul plans to continue his education in either environmental law or obtain a public service MBA.

Daniel J. Cronin Memorial Endowment, John Krebs, SJ Scholarship and Willie and Hertha Rubel Memorial Scholarship Recipient

CastronovaCasey Castronova
Casey Castronova is from Freehold, NJ and is majoring in Social Work. Casey has earned a 3.78 grade point average. She is an active volunteer off campus, and at Ramapo is a member of the Social Work Club and Operation Smile, and is a Ramapo Student Ambassador. Casey has interned at The Center for Alcohol & Drug Resources, Verona High School and the Liberty Partnership Program. She plans to earn a graduate degree and work in a school setting. “I am determined to make an impact,” she says, “and will do whatever I can to successfully advocate for others who cannot advocate for themselves.”

Friends of Ramapo Scholarship and North Jersey Media Group Foundation/The Record Scholarship Recipient

Joseph-LewandowskiJoseph Lewandowski
Joseph Lewandowski, who is president of Ramapo’s television station, RCTV, says his involvement there sometimes feels like a full-time job. He enjoys the challenge of building respect for the station and drawing students to return each week. The Communication Arts/ Journalism major is the sports editor of The Ramapo News. The senior has earned a 3.97 grade point average. Joe is also a writing tutor for the Center for Academic Success. He is from Whitehouse Station, NJ and plans on a career as a sports writer or a film critic.

Margaret E. François Scholarship and the Paragon Federal Credit Union Scholarship Recipient

Joo Hun Park
With all sincerity, Joo Hun Park of Fort Lee, NJ says his career goal is “to become the best manager out there and then work his way up to becoming the greatest CEO. I plan to guide my company and employees ethically and successfully.” Not academically inclined in high school, he decided to not only apply to college, but to apply himself, after a series of full-time service-sector jobs and owning his own business. Joo Hun, who is majoring in International Business with a Marketing concentration, knows first hand about the manager/employee relationship. He has learned that treating employees with respect and seizing opportunities through good management are essential. Joo Hun has a 3.93 grade point average.

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