The 5th Annual Planned Giving
Committee Golf Outing.
Drs. Jeffrey and Ellen Kaiden created a scholarship at the Ramapo College Foundation to foster interest in teaching at-risk students in urban environments. Ellen also secured a grant to create the Student Literacy Corps course at Ramapo. Scholarship recipient Xiomara Robinson (center) completed her fieldwork for the course in her hometown.
Happy 50th anniversary to Legacy Society members Frank and Judith Rodriguez! Frank and Judith Rodriguez (left) exemplify a longstanding commitment to each other and to Ramapo College. Over the years, they have established four scholarship endowments through annuities, benefiting students pursuing degrees in Theoretical and Applied Sciences, Environmental Science, International Business and Bioinformatics.
Bill and Marina Topken have established three endowed scholarship funds to honor the positive relationship they have shared with Ramapo College and their commitment to education. Their endowments benefit teacher education students and nursing students.
The Office of Planned Giving sponsored a dinner and presentation titled “Successful Women and Retirement.” The presentation was given by Ramapo College Foundation board member Sarah Beane Ricca at the Havemeyer House. Guests learned valuable planning insights centered on setting retirement goals. Dorothy Bell, June Boswick and Terry Battaglia, pictured at left, were among the attendees.
Your planned giving donation can support student scholarship aid, faculty research projects, enhanced campus facilities and programs. The Office of Planned Giving can help you select the best method of giving to make your charitable gift meaningful, while meeting your personal (financial) goals. By considering your gift planning options, you will discover the many benefits that will create a lasting legacy.
Ramapo College is grateful for the many ways its benefactors support the institution. The Legacy Society recognizes alumni and friends who have created an endowment or who have provided for Ramapo College in their estate plans through wills, life income gifts, retirement plans, life insurance dedications and other planned gifts.
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