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Sandra and Glenn D. Cunningham Foundation Announce Scholarship Winners

sandra and GlennJERSEY CITY – The annual scholarship winners for the Sandra and Glenn D. Cunningham Foundation were announced today as students look forward to the fall school semester.

A total of 15 students were selected as scholarship recipients for students heading to schools throughout the area such as St. Peter’s University and William Paterson college or as far away as West Virginia University  and Howard University in Washington D.C.  Of the group, eight (8) new students were selected as scholarship winners while seven (7) students were continued scholarship recipients.

“Each and every year we coordinate our efforts to ensure that the foundation lives ups to its founding ideals of assisting students through scholarships to realize their dreams of higher education,” said foundation president and co-founder Sandra Cunningham.

As one of the founding principles of the foundation, scholarship recipients will be paired with a mentor who is a professional of various backgrounds from the community. These mentors will serve as role models for the young students and also a sounding board for students needing guidance in these crucial phases of their lives.   Each scholarship winner will receive a check for $1,500 to help defray the cost of tuition. Continue reading Sandra and Glenn D. Cunningham Foundation Announce Scholarship Winners

Can You Guess Who Else Has s A Jersey City Public Library Card?

See who else carry’s a Jersey City Library Card…

Elected & Public Officials, plus Celebrities Holding Jersey City Library Cards

 A special project of Library Director Priscilla Gardner Jersey City Free Public Library

 In ascending date order:

02/28/04      Jersey City Mayor Glenn D. Cunningham

11/10/05          Jersey City Mayor Jerramiah T. Healy

11/29/05          Former US President Bill Clinton

11/29/05          NJ Governor Jon S. Corzine

11/29/05          NJ State Senator Bernard Kenny (33rd LD)

01/09/08          President  Barack Obama

01/09/08          Newark (NJ) Mayor Cory Booker

02/13/09          NJ State Senator Sandra B. Cunningham (31st LD)

11/09/09          Wendy Williams, TV & radio personality, NJ native

09/22/10          Miss NJ 2010, Ashleigh Udalovas

11/19/10          Rosie O’Donnell, comedienne, actress & TV talk show host

02/29/12          Tuskegee Airman Lt. Calvin J. Spann

05/22/12          Bern Nadette Stanis, actress, ‘Thelma’ from TV show, G