New York, NY (PRWEB) March 05, 2012
Mercy College will honor several influential members of the business community during its 31st Annual Trustees’ Scholarship Dinner. The event will be held at 6 p.m. on April 19th at The Plaza Hotel in New York City.
The College will celebrate Faith Hope Consolo, Chairman of the Retail Leasing and Sales Division of Prudential Douglas Elliman Real Estate; Gregory J. Furman, Chairman and Founder of The Luxury Marketing Council; Duncan L. Niederauer, CEO of the NYSE Euronext; as well as brothers Frank Sadlier Dinger and William Sadlier Dinger, Chairman of the Board and President, respectively of William H. Sadlier Inc. These honorees will be celebrated as exceptional and transformational leaders who serve as examples of highly distinguished professional success.
“The Annual Trustees’ Scholarship Dinner allows us to recognize an array of professionals whose business acumen and outstanding innovation have propelled them to become beacons of inspiration for our students,” said Mercy College President Dr. Kimberly R. Cline. “Mercy College is honored to recognize the hard work and dedication of these accomplished individuals.”
Previous honorees include other prominent leaders such as Gary Knell, President of Sesame Street Workshop; Alex Ferrari, EVP and COO of MTV; Dr. Charlotte Frank, Senior Vice President of Research and Development of McGraw Hill; Nicole Seligman, EVP and General Counsel of SONY Corporation, and many others — from the fields of finance, education, entertainment, media, and philanthropy.
The Dinner is the College’s most prestigious fundraising event of the year. Tickets, which include a cocktail reception and seated dinner, start at $700. All funds raised are essential in helping Mercy College provide student scholarships.
For general information or to purchase tickets, please contact the Office of Institutional Advancement at Mercy College, call 914.674.7640 or visit http://www.mercy.edu/alumni-friends.
About Mercy College
Founded in 1950, Mercy College is a private, not-for-profit higher education institution that offers more than 90 undergraduate and graduate programs within five schools: Business, Education, Health and Natural Sciences, Social and Behavioral Sciences, and Liberal Arts. Mercy College offers an engaging and personalized learning experience that includes the College’s revolutionary Personalized Achievement Contract (PACT) program. The Mercy College PACT is the first program of its kind and now serves as a nationally recognized model for mentoring. The PACT program was featured as a “Best Practice” for retention and career services by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE). http://www.mercy.edu 877-MERCY-GO.