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(PDF) (DOC) (JPG)January 21, 2003

Vice Chairs and Corporate Sponsors Are Recognized

(Mahwah) – A reception to recognize vice chairs and corporate sponsors and introduce the honorees for Ramapo College of New Jersey’s upcoming Distinguished Citizens Dinner recently was held at the historic Havemeyer House on the Ramapo College campus.

The reception provided an opportunity for the vice chairs and sponsors to meet the 2003 Distinguished Citizens: Vernon W. Hill, II, chairman and president, Commerce Bancorp, Inc. (represented at the reception by James R. Napolitano); Lawrence R. Inserra, Jr., president of Inserra Supermarkets, Inc. (represented by Patricia Sullivan); Joseph M. Leone, executive vice president and chief financial officer, CIT; and Carolyn M. Merkel ’78, executive director of ingredient technology, McNeil Nutritionals, a member of the Johnson & Johnson family of companies. Guests were welcomed by President Rodney D. Smith, the Ramapo College Foundation Board of Governors and Thomas McGurn, co-chairman, Distinguished Citizens Dinner Committee.

The 21st annual Distinguished Citizens Dinner will be held Saturday, March 8 at the Rockleigh County Club and will feature entertainment by The Drifters and Soiree, and a silent auction. The evening will begin with a reception at 6 p.m., followed by the dinner program, dancing and entertainment. A silent auction will be open throughout the evening. The annual benefit dinner raises funds for student scholarships, college programs and faculty research.

Sponsors and vice chairs of the 2003 Distinguished Citizens Dinner include:

Dinner Sponsor
Vice Chair
Vice Chair
Vice Chair
Vice Chair
Vice Chair
Vice Chair
Vice Chair
Vice Chair
Vice Chair
Vice Chair
Vice Chair
Vice Chair
Vice Chair
Corporate Sponsor
Corporate Sponsor
Corporate Sponsor
Corporate Sponsor
Corporate Sponsor

Inserra Supermarkets
BMW of North America
Century 21 Construction
Cole, Schotz, Meisel, Forman & Leonard, P.A.
Commerce Bank, NA
Ernst & Young
Hackensack University Medical Center
Hackensack University Medical Center Foundation
KPMG LLP
Myron Corporation
O’Connor Davies Munns & Dobbins
Sharp Electronics Corporation
Valley Hospital
WakefernFoods/ShopRite
Konica Photo Imaging
Meldisco
Minolta Corporation
Howmedica Osteonics
United Parcel Service

For more information, please contact Kathleen Austin at (201) 684-6834.

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Ramapo College of New Jersey is the state’s premier public liberal arts college and is committed to academic excellence through interdisciplinary and experiential learning, and international and intercultural understanding. The College is ranked #1 among New Jersey public institutions by College Choice, has been named one of the 50 Most Beautiful College Campuses in America by CondeNast Traveler, and is recognized as a top college by U.S. News & World Report, Kiplinger’s, Princeton Review and Money magazine, among others. Ramapo College is also distinguished as a Career Development College of Distinction by CollegesofDistinction.com, boasts the best campus housing in New Jersey on Niche.com, and is designated a “Military Friendly College” in Victoria Media’s Guide to Military Friendly Schools.

Established in 1969, Ramapo College offers bachelor’s degrees in the arts, business, data science, humanities, social sciences and the sciences, as well as in professional studies, which include business, education, nursing and social work. In addition, the College offers courses leading to teacher certification at the elementary and secondary levels, and offers graduate programs leading to master’s degrees in Accounting, Business Administration, Creative Music Technology, Data Science, Educational Technology, Educational Leadership, Nursing, Social Work and Special Education, as well as a post-master’s Doctor of Nursing Practice.

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