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(PDF) (DOC) (JPG)July 7, 2008

MAHWAH – The Ramapo College Foundation will launch the 2008 Commerce Bank Summer Concert Series with a performance by Jimmy & The Parrots on Thursday, July 10 beginning at 8 p.m. at the Bandshell, adjacent to the main entrance to the college campus. A spectacular fireworks show will follow the concert. The band will pay tribute to Jimmy Buffet.

The series will continue on the following three Thursdays with performances by Beginnings, a Chicago tribute band on July 17, The Classics on July 24 and Asbury Fever on July 31.

Concerts are free of charge; parking is $5 per vehicle. In case of rain, concerts will be held in the Bradley Center Arena. For more information, please call Kathy Austin, director, Donor Relations and Fundraising Events at 201.684.7179 or Anna Farneski, assistant vice president, Marketing and Communications, 201.684.6844.

Sponsored by Commerce Bank, and hosted by the Ramapo College Foundation, the Summer Concert Series provides an opportunity for the College to welcome the community.
Additional concert sponsors are Liberty Mutual Insurance, McBride Agency Realtors, Ramapo College Alumni Association and the Friends of Ramapo.


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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