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Anisfield School of Business Black Lives Matter Graduate Program Scholarship

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The Anisfield School of Business is committed to supporting students, faculty, and staff of color in the collective struggle against racist and anti-Black practices and policies within and outside of the College. The Anisfield School of Business understands and values the significance of amplifying Black and other marginalized voices, and commits to helping students and the entire community understand the essential value of diversity and the importance of dismantling systemic inequities in order to create a just and fair world for all.

In response to the upswell of activism surrounding the Black Lives Matter movement, Dean Ed Petkus PhD, along with the faculty and staff of ASB, started this endowed scholarship in 2020.

The purpose of this scholarship is to provide financial support to Black students who wish to pursue a Masters of Business Administration or a Masters of Science in Accounting.

  • Enrollment in the MBA or MSAC
  • Overall GPA of 3.3
  • Demonstrated Campus or Community Involvement
  • Chosen by the Anisfield School of Business Scholarship Committee

2022 Recipient

Robertson Guercy

Robertson Guercy is a current MBA Candidate with a Project Management Concentration. He also obtained his Contemporary Arts: Professional Communications undergraduate degree via Ramapo College’s Degree Completion Program (DCP) in Summer 2020.

At Ramapo, Robertson has been a member of the Golden Key International and Alpha Sigma Lambda Honour Societies. He enjoys spending his leisure time with his wife and three beautiful children. Robertson is also active in his local church community and participates in various volunteer organizations in partnership with his employer focusing on financial literacy among adolescents and youth.

“After I complete my Masters of Business Administration, I plan on to receive a Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification which will allow me to grow and thrive in my current career in finance leading special project initiatives.”

He is a resident of Mahwah, N.J. He has earned a 3.7 GPA

2021 Recipient

Jynae Glasco

“As the oldest of four and the first in my family to graduate from a four-year institution, I hope to continue breaking generational curses and pave a way for my siblings and other minorities,” says Jynae Glasco. A resident of East Orange, N.J., Jynae is in the Master’s of Accounting program. She plans to become a CPA and hopes to run her own firm one day. 

As an undergraduate, she had a 3.3. GPA, made the Dean’s List several times, and was a member of Chi Alpha Epsilon Honor Society. She was also the Vice President of Ebony Women for Social Change and the Treasurer of XAE Honor Society. 

Off campus, Jynae volunteers at gardens near her hometown and helps provide the homeless with food and care packages. This summer she will intern at Ernst & Young in their Assurance department.

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