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Surely in Anne’s life and in her teaching,” wrote Ramapo College Vice President Pamela Bischoff, “we saw firsthand the value of experiential learning, of international, intercultural experiences and of the interdisciplinary approach to education we so value here.”

A member of the founding faculty of the College, Anne Glickman taught for more than 25 years in the School of Social Science and Human Services. Anne graduated from New York University Law School at a time when few women entered the profession and founded the Law and Society major at Ramapo College. She was active in the Legal Aid Society.

“She found time to be a voracious and discriminating reader, a tennis player, an experimenting chef, a peripatetic traveler, a pianist and a gardener,” continued Dr. Bischoff. “It is clear that her own professional and personal activities reflected the very mission of the College.”

At Anne’s death in 2000, her husband, Bernard, established this endowed scholarship in his wife’s memory. Colleagues, friends and family contributed to the fund, which recognizes outstanding female students majoring in Law and Society.

  • For outstanding female Law and Society majors
  • Must have a minimum of 24 Ramapo College credits
  • GPA 3.5+
  • Recipient selected by the Office of the Provost

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2020 Recipient

Taylor Puluse

“I dream of owning and running my own law firm one day,” says Taylor Puluse. Taylor is double majoring in Law and Society and History. She currently works part-time as a legal assistant at Damiano Law Offices and will be attending law school this fall. In the future, she intends on practicing family law and specializing in domestic violence litigation. 

Taylor is the Editor-in-Chief for the Ramapo Journal of Law and Society, and she is a member of the Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity. She has a 3.9 GPA and has made the Dean’s List every year. She has also received honors from Phi Alpha Theta Honor Society, Golden Key International Honor Society and National Society of Collegiate Scholars.

Taylor is a resident of Totowa, N.J.



2019 Recipient

Sarah Martinho

Sarah Martinho of Hazlet, N.J. is a Law and Society major and Anthropology minor. She has a 3.9 GPA and plans to attend law school, and hopes to practice family law. “I take extreme pride in my work, and am dedicated to both academics and serving my community.”

As a sister of Tri Sigma, Sarah has held two officer positions, CPH Delegate and Education Director. In Phi Alpha Delta, Sarah has had the honor as serving as the Scholarship Chair. For the Center for Student Involvement, Sarah has held the position of Roadrunner Central Attendant and Platinum Coordinator.

She is an employee of Costco, a captain of a Relay for Life team, and has interned for the Tamara for NJ Congressional Campaign.



2018 Recipient

Sarah Martinho

Sarah Martinho of Hazlet, N.J. is a Law and Society major. She has a 3.9 GPA and plans to attend law school, in hopes of becoming a lawyer practicing family law. She takes extreme pride in her work, and is very dedicated to her academics and serving the community.

At Ramapo, Sarah has been active in several organizations and activities, including Sigma Sigma Sigma, Phi Alpha Delta, and in the Center for Student Involvement. As a sister of Tri Sigma, Sarah has held two officer positions, CPH Delegate and Education Director, both of which she is extremely proud of. In Phi Alpha Delta, Sarah has had the honor of serving as the Scholarship Chair. In the Center for Student Involvement, Sarah has held the position of Roadrunner Central Attendant and Platinum Coordinator. Sarah has also been involved in off-campus activities and organizations, including as an employee of Costco and as a captain of a Relay for Life team.



2017 Recipient

Candace Beboe

“I am proud of the growth that I have undergone during my time at Ramapo and hope to have a career as an attorney and help fund the education of students like myself in the future,” said Candace Beboe of Jersey City, NJ.  She’s active in the Student Government Association, Intervarsity Christian Fellowship and Theta Nu Xi Multicultural Sorority on campus. “In the positions I’ve held with these groups I’ve become a better leader and friend to my peers,” she added.

Candace has also been involved in off-campus organizations, including New City Kids, actively participating through their alumni base.

She has a 3.82 GPA and has been on the Dean’s list since her freshman year.



2016 Recipient

Anaiis Gonzalez

Anaiis Gonzalez of Linden, NJ is a Law and Society major with a 3.6 GPA.  She is active on campus as an admissions ambassador (RASA) for non-traditional students, a member of Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society and has made Dean’s List consistently.

Off campus she has worked and volunteered at The Nurturing Place, a child development center serving homeless and economically disadvantaged women.

Pursuing a career in the legal field has been her greatest aspiration.  As part of a moot court simulation, Anaiis realized that standing in front of a panel of nine judges gave her a rush. ”It felt so natural to present my case. It was an ‘aha moment.’ I was finally training myself to be the excellent lawyer my mother said I would become at thirteen.”  She also says “In all honesty all my accomplishments have come with no ease at all. I have had to fight and work hard through it all but that’s the reward at the end. I am now blessed with confidence, determination, ambition, and resilience.”


2015 Recipient

Elida Alfaro

Elida Alfaro of Centereach, N.Y. is a law and society major with minors in Spanish language studies and criminology. She has a 3.87 grade point average. Elida was inducted into the Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society.

At Ramapo, Elida has been active in several organizations and activities, including Relay for Life, College Programming Board and Ramapo Journal of Law and Society. She served as president of the College Programming Board.

Elida has also been involved in off –campus activities and organizations, including interning with the Family Drug Court of Sussex and Morris Counties.



2014, 2013 Recipient

Kristi Wendel

Kristi Wendel of Franklin Lakes, NJ is a Law & Society major and a Psychology minor. Kristi is the editor of the Ramapo College Journal of Law & Society, serves on the Judicial Review Board and was inducted into the National Society of Collegiate Scholars. She completed an internship with the Bergen County Police Department. Fascinated by television shows such as Law & Order: SVU, Kristi has known since high school that she wanted to become a forensic psychologist. To complete the requirements of her major, she is writing a thesis on the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act, which she intends to publish. Kristi has applied to graduate school and would like to pursue a career in federal law enforcement. She has a 3.59 grade point average.

2014
This scholarship has given me the drive to further my education upon the completion of my journey here at Ramapo. I will always remember this scholarship as a reminder to never give up and to always strive for excellence.

2013
This scholarship has given me the push to better myself and establish an academic reputation in the legal field.



2011 Recipient

Jolie Bonnette

Jolie Bonnette of Erial, NJ is a Psychology major and a Substance Abuse minor with a 3.81 grade point average. Originally thinking of becoming a substance abuse counselor, Jolie now plans to earn a master’s in Information Systems Audit and Control. Jolie is a NJ STARS scholar and graduated from Camden Community College. At Ramapo, she is employed as a residence life community assistant and a summer conference assistant. Jolie is a member of the Rho Alpha Sigma Honor Society and the Golden Key International Honour Society. She volunteers for the National MS Society.

The Anne Glickman Memorial Scholarship has encouraged me to find additional ways to finance future schooling. It showed me that it is possible.


2010 Recipient

Keryn Lemp

Keryn Lemp of Bayport, NY is a Law & Society major. She decided on the major as a steppingstone to law school. Keryn is an E-Board member of the College’s Honors Program and is a student aide in the Office of Residence Life. She is an accomplished violinist who has accompanied the Ramapo Chorale, and performed in the orchestra pit for Ramapo and stage productions. Keryn, who has a 3.80 grade point average says, “I am positively sure that I will be doing something with my life that involves helping those who cannot provide justice for themselves.”

I would like to thank the committee for selecting me. I will use this scholarship to further my education in the field of law. Anne Glickman was an individual who did not let time pass her by, but rather used it to become a female leader with ambition to achieve all she wanted and more. Thank you for this generous honor, and I hope that I, too, will be able to follow in her footsteps.


2009 Recipient

Roseanne Sessa

“My biggest accomplishment thus far is my growth as a person,” says Roseanne Sessa. Roseanne has been an intern in the office of Assemblywoman Connie Wagner, her high school guidance counselor and a volunteer at the Bergen County Police Department. She works at the nursery in World Gym in her hometown of Paramus. Drawing on these experiences has led Roseanne to plan to attend law school, with a concentration in medical law. She is a sophomore majoring in Law and Society who has earned a 3.96 grade point average. Her minor is Psychology.


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