Hackettstown, N.J., November 2, 2016 – Fulton Bank of New Jersey has recently provided Centenary University with a gift of $20,000, which represents the third installment of a five-year scholarship commitment as part of an initiative to give back to the community.
“I would like to thank Fulton Bank of New Jersey for their generosity,” says Dr. David P. Haney, Centenary University President. “It is opportunities such as this that make a huge impact on our students.”
Over the years, Fulton Bank of New Jersey has been one of Centenary’s most dedicated advocates. The longstanding relationship has spanned many years. In fact, Fulton Bank of New Jersey made a sizable contribution to the David and Carol Lackland Center, which was built in 2010. Fulton Bank of New Jersey’s executives have also served on the Board of Trustees at Centenary University. This year, the Fulton Bank of New Jersey Scholarship has been awarded to seven individuals. Recipients are determined on a merit and need basis.
“It is the intention of Fulton Bank of New Jersey to continue to foster our relationship with Centenary University,” says Keith German, Community Reinvestment Officer at Fulton Bank of New Jersey. “This gift is made through Fulton Forward™ the Bank’s initiative to promote the building of vibrant communities through programs, products, and services, designed to foster affordable housing, drive economic development, and promote education and financial literacy in the neighborhoods served by its banking subsidiaries.”
As part of Fulton Financial Corporation, Fulton Bank of New Jersey is one of this state’s leading financial institutions, providing a wide range of services, including service to consumer (retail) and business customers as well as residential mortgage and investment management and trust services. Fulton Financial Corporation subsidiaries offer products and services in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, Delaware and Virginia. Fulton Bank of New Jersey is based in Mount Laurel, N.J., and serves Hunterdon, Middlesex, Morris, Somerset, Warren, Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cumberland, Gloucester, Mercer, Monmouth, Ocean and Salem counties.
Founded in 1867 by the Newark Conference of the United Methodist Church, Centenary University is an independent, coeducational liberal arts and career studies university distinguished by an accomplished faculty, small class size and diverse student body. Centenary is the only baccalaureate and master’s degree granting institution in northwest New Jersey.
Centenary University’s main campus is located in Hackettstown, N.J., with its equestrian facility in Washington Township (Morris County). The Centenary University School of Professional Studies offers degree programs in two locations: Parsippany and Edison, and at corporate sites throughout New Jersey. The School of International Programs recruits international students for study at Centenary and Centenary students for study abroad.