While raising four children, Mary Ippolito attended Ramapo College as a returning adult student and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in 1982. She had a 22 year career as a health educator for the Bergen County Department of Health. Mary has been very active on the Ramapo College campus. She is a dedicated member of the Friends of Ramapo and has served as a Friends board member for many years. This is the third scholarship Mary has established at Ramapo College.
This scholarship is to provide funding to an EOF student who has completed two years at Ramapo College. It was set up to help close the gap in the decrease in EOF funding they received in their first two years at Ramapo.
- GPA of 3.5+
- Junior or Senior
- Science major (Biology, Chemistry, or Physics)
- Financial need based on the Foundation policy
Rachel Stone of Little Ferry, N.J., is a senior Biology student with a GPA of 3.7. While pursuing her degree, she has worked on campus as a Laboratory Assistant in the Biology Department. Off- campus, she works as a medical scribe at the Good Samaritan Hospital.
In the summer of 2018, she volunteered abroad in a non-profit mission team providing free medical and dental services to underdeveloped communities. She plans to pursue her interest in medicine after graduation.
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