Investors Foundation Awards $50,000 Scholarship Grant to Hudson County Community College Foundation

Posted: 11/8/2017
Jennifer Christopher, 201-360-4061, jchristopher@hccc.edu

November 7, 2017, Jersey City, NJ – On Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017, the Investors Foundation – the charitable organization within Investors Bank, presented to the Hudson County Community College (HCCC) Foundation with a gift for $50,000. The presentation was made at the College’s Journal Square campus in Jersey City. 

The grant – in which the HCCC Foundation will receive $10,000 annually over a five-year period - will be used to fund student scholarships.

In appreciation for this donation, HCCC dedicated Room 506, located in the Culinary Conference Center at the 161 Newkirk Street, as the Investors Foundation Room.

“Hudson County Community College is most grateful for this generous contribution from the Investors Foundation,” said Joseph Sansone, Vice President of Development for HCCC. “This gift will greatly assist the HCCC Foundation in its primary mission of assisting worthy students to attain a college education.”

In discussing the grant, Investors Bank Vice President and Hudson County Retail Market Manager Ronnie Sevilla said, “HCCC is an incredible educational resource for curious, motivated and engaged people who want to achieve their potential. Our Investors Bank team is very proud to form a significant and positive partnership with the HCCC Foundation that will provide scholarships to help deserving individuals continue their education and improve their lives.”

Pictured from left are Joseph Sansone, HCCC Vice President for Development; Glen Gabert, Ph.D., HCCC President; Ronnie Sevilla, Investors Bank Vice President and Hudson County Retail Market Manager; and Kevin Cummings, President & Chief Executive Officer of Investors Bank.

The Hudson County Community College Foundation, established in 1997, is a 501 (c) 3 corporation, and provides tax-exempt status to contributions.