(PDF) (DOC) (JPG)December 14, 2004
(Mahwah) – The Ramapo College Foundation announced the appointment of Francis J. Rodriguez, M.S., CPhT of Midland Park to its Board of Governors. Mr. Rodriguez is a senior consultant with RCC Consultants, Inc. of Woodbridge. He will assist the Foundation in fulfilling its mission to provide the resources that make the difference in Ramapo College’s quest for educational excellence.”
RCC Consultants is an international telecommunications consulting, integration and outsourcing firm that provides solutions to its clients’ problems through the application of both wireless and wired communications and information technologies. Rodriguez is a graduate of Columbia University. He serves as president of the Friends of Ramapo College and is that organization’s board liaison. In addition, he is a member of the Ramapo College Business Network Committee.
We are pleased to have Mr. Rodriguez serve on the Ramapo College Foundation’s Board of Governors,” says W. Sanborn Pfeiffer, interim president of the College. Technology-based corporations play an integral role in the state’s economy. Mr. Rodriguez is a model of success who can have a significant impact on our students.”
In his role as consultant, he brings to governmental and commercial clients expertise in the design and regulatory aspects of radio communications systems, and experience in assisting zoning and planning boards in evaluating cell tower site proposals. He is a founding member of the National Spectrum Managers’ Association, Member Emeritus of the American Society for Photogrammetry & Remote Sensing and commercial member of the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officers. In November of this year, he was elevated to Fellow of The Radio Club of America.
In addition to his professional responsibilities, Mr. Rodriguez, a member of MENSA, also serves in a variety of public health related capacities: member of the editorial advisory board of the American Pharmaceutical Association’s national periodical, Pharmacy Today, president of the Midland Park Board of Health, president of the Northwest Bergen Regional Health Commission, acting secretary of the Bergen County Pharmaceutical Society and treasurer of the New Jersey Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists-North Chapter. He is the recipient of the 2004 Presidential Award bestowed by the New Jersey Pharmacists Association for service to the profession of pharmacy.
We value the support we receive from our corporate partners,” says Cathleen Davey, executive director of the Foundation, and for helping to fund student scholarships during this time of rising college costs.”
Members of the Board of Governors act as ambassadors for the College and the Foundation, actively participate on committees, and ensure the Foundation’s legal, financial, and ethical integrity. They also support Foundation events including the Distinguished Citizens Dinner, annual golf outing and performing arts dinner series. Proceeds from these events help to fund student scholarships, faculty research and College projects.
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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