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(PDF) (DOC) (JPG)February 21, 2007

(Mahwah) – Three major contributors to Ramapo College of New Jersey were honored Sunday, February 11 prior to the 7 p.m. performance of Capitol Steps in the Sharp Theater.

The recognition was presented by the CIT Performing Arts Series, sponsor of the evening’s performance.  Those honored were Joseph Leone of Franklin Lakes, executive vice president and chief financial officer of CIT Group Inc., who serves as co-chairman of the series; Larry Inserra of Mahwah, president of Inserra Supermarkets; and Mark O’Connell of Waldwick, director of Huron Consulting Group.

The presentation honored the recipients for their long-standing support of Ramapo College and the CIT Performing Arts Series. Presented by the Ramapo College Foundation, the CIT Performing Arts Dinner Series is a specially packaged series of performances and dinner receptions at the college’s Berrie Center.  Proceeds from the series provide funding for student scholarships, faculty research and critical college projects.

For further information, contact Liz Kloak, (201) 684 – 6824.


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, boasts the best campus housing in New Jersey on, 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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