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President Peter P. Mercer to Throw First Pitch at Rockland Boulders Baseball Game August 8

(PDF) (DOC) (JPG)August 7, 2013

(MAHWAH, NJ) – Ramapo College President Peter P. Mercer will throw the first pitch at the upcoming Rockland Boulders professional Canadian American League baseball game Thursday, August 8 at the Provident Bank Park in Pomona, N.Y. The game, which will be played against the Wichita Wingnuts, will begin at 7 p.m.

The game features a Ramapo College giveaway. The first 1,000 fans in attendance will receive a free Ramapo travel mug courtesy of the college. A fireworks show will take place at the stadium following the game. The game will be also be telecast live on channel 78 for all local Optimum TV customers.

Ramapo is offering advanced, discounted outfield box seat tickets for $9. Gameday tickets are $12. Tickets may be purchased at or in person at the stadium’s box office Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and during all home games. Sales tax and a convenience fee will be added for guests who purchase online.

Directions to the ballpark can be found at Parking is $5 per vehicle on the day of the game.


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

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 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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