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‘Friends of Ramapo’ Membership Ideal for Gift-Giving

(PDF) (DOC) (JPG)November 17, 2016

MAHWAH, N.J. – The Friends of Ramapo is a dynamic and thriving organization linking Ramapo College of New Jersey to its surrounding communities.  Members participate in a wide range of activities from auditing classes to attending a variety of academic and cultural events.  Memberships make a great gift for the holidays…for yourself or family and friends!   Membership fees also support Ramapo student scholarships.

Exclusive to the Friends PLUS level of membership is a tuition waiver to audit three undergraduate courses per year.  All Friends of Ramapo, including General members, enjoy a variety of benefits including a free parking pass, receipt of the Ramapo College magazine, use of the College library, discounts to select Berrie Center performances, and advance notice to special Friends of Ramapo events and activities. In addition, all are eligible to join the Bill Bradley Sports and Recreation Center for an additional fee.

The Friends of Ramapo sponsor cultural events for members and the community at large such as curator talks in the art galleries, concerts by the college’s choral singing groups and lectures as well as helping to sponsor the Summer Concert Series.

Memberships may now be purchased or renewed online. For more information about membership benefits, course registration dates, upcoming events and all payment options please visit our website www.ramapo.edu/foundation/friends  or contact jzellers@ramapo.edu

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About Ramapo College

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 comprehensive college is situated among the beautiful Ramapo Mountains, is within commuting distance to New York City, was named one of the 50 Most Beautiful College Campuses in America by CondeNast Traveler, and boasts the best on-campus housing in New Jersey per Niche.com.

Ramapo College provides its students with individualized attention, mentorship, and supports; hands-on learning; and a range of opportunities for service and leadership development. Its graduation and retention rates exceed national averages and it places approximately 1,000 students per year in internships in New York City. The College is ranked #1 among New Jersey public institutions by College Choice; is recognized as the state’s top college on the list of Best Disability Schools by Great Value Colleges; is designated a “Military Friendly College” in Victoria Media’s Guide to Military Friendly Schools; and is recognized as a top college by U.S. News & World Report, Kiplinger’s, Princeton Review and Money magazine, among others.  

Ramapo College’s over 40,000 alumni are the confident, intellectually curious, self-aware, and humble people who are highly sought after and who make a positive impact at local, national, and global levels.  Ramapo College is distinguished as a Career Development College of Distinction by CollegesofDistinction.com. Every student at Ramapo is enrolled in its unique and award winning Pathways Program which equips and empowers students, across the continuum of their academic career, to secure internships, pursue graduate/professional school, and/or enter the job market. 

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, Applied Mathematics, Business Administration, Contemporary Instructional Design, Computer Science, Creative Music Technology, Data Science, Educational Leadership, Nursing, Social Work and Special Education, as well as a Doctor of Nursing Practice.

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