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Stellar Lineup for Ramapo College’s 2015-2016 Performing Arts Dinner Series

(PDF) (DOC) (JPG)August 13, 2015

MAHWAH, N.J. – The Ramapo College Foundation kicks off its Sixteenth Annual Performing Arts Dinner Series Sunday, October 18 with Jarrod Spector at The Angelica and Russ Berrie Center for Performing and Visual Arts.  Spector, a Tony Award nominee from Broadway’s Jersey Boys, will present vocal selections of some of the great male singers of past generations.

In addition to Jarrod Spector, the other performances in the series include Eileen Ivers, dubbed the “Jimi Hendrix of the violin” by the New York Times, on Sunday, December 6; the fast-paced comedy production, The Wonder Years, starring Pat Hazell, on Saturday, March 19, 2016; and the powerhouse jazz ensemble, The Hot Sardines, on Sunday, May 1, 2016.

Hosted by The Ramapo College Foundation, this specially packaged series is a way for philanthropic patrons to experience outstanding entertainment while supporting College scholarships, faculty and student research opportunities and campus capital projects.

“The Dinner Series is a wonderful opportunity to enjoy a night out with friends while providing valuable support for the College and its students,” said Roy Putrino, chair of the Performing Arts Dinner Series Committee.

The two levels of support for the Performing Arts Dinner Series are Benefactor (two reserved tickets to each of the four dinners and performances at $1,400) and Patron (one ticket for any of the four performances at $125). A wonderful dinner and fine wines are served before the performances. For additional information, please call Liz Kloak, 201-684-6834 or email lkloak@ramapo.edu.  You may also view information online, www.ramapo.edu; click on Foundation, Events.

This program is made possible in part by funds from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts. For disability related accommodations, or to request alternative formats, please contact the Box Office 72 hours in advance of the performance at 201-684-7844.

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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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