Tag: educational opportunity fund

Ramapo EOF alum speaks about being a first-generation student

To kick off First-Generation College Celebration Month, the First-Generation Center, the Office of Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Compliance and the Schomburg Committee cosponsored the Proud to be First workshop last Wednesday. Students and faculty came to listen to the story of Ramapo Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF) alumni Clifton Shambry. Shambry […]

Ramapo aids students in the voter registration process

Photo by Danielle DeAngelis Ramapo’s Civic and Community Engagement Center (CCEC) recruited students with a row of tables and posters on Laurel Hall’s basketball courts. The mission? Getting as many college students on campus to register to vote on National Voter Registration Day, Sept. 24. The voting registration event, annually held by […]

Ramapo highlights the importance of higher education

Photo by Tori D'Amico The bad weather this week did not prevent the celebration of Higher Education Day at Ramapo College this past Tuesday. As a day dedicated to highlighting the importance of accessibility to postsecondary education, the event brought together the administration, student speakers and several campus resources to […]

Barbara Harmon-Francis Joins EOF as Director

Photo courtesy of Carolyn Herring During the State of the College Address on Jan. 27, President Peter Mercer welcomed Barbara Harmon-Francis as the new Educational Opportunity Fund, or EOF, director. Harmon-Francis joined the Ramapo staff three weeks ago and looks forward to meeting all Ramapo students. “I’ve met so many […]