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(PDF) (DOC) (JPG)February 2, 2001

(Mahwah) – Avon Products Foundation, Inc. presented a $2,000 grant to the Ramapo College Foundation in support of women who are seeking college degrees while raising children.

“Avon has provided women with opportunities for economic growth and education throughout its 115 year history,” said Andrea Pfeger, human resources manager at Avon Products, Inc. “Through this grant to the Ramapo College Foundation, Avon continues this tradition by funding an organization that develops programs that improve the quality of life for women and their families.” Jeff Ventola, general manager at Avon’s Suffern, NY facility, presented the grant, which will be used to provide $500 child care scholarships to four deserving women students at Ramapo College.

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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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