FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – As part of their ongoing support of Nova Southeastern University (NSU), representatives from SunTrust and the SunTrust Foundation have donated $50,000 to fund an endowed scholarship in honor of the university’s 50th anniversary celebration, adding to the organization’s significant investment in education throughout the community and at NSU.
Kimberly Cagiano, senior vice president division sales and marketing director, and David Ross, senior vice president relationship manager of SunTrust, presented the donation to NSU President George L. Hanbury II, Ph.D. at a recent ceremony.
SunTrust and the SunTrust Foundation are Silver Members of the Fellows Society, NSU’s highest level of philanthropic benefactors who have consistently supported NSU’s mission.
“We are proud to support Nova Southeastern University through this scholarship and our other charitable contributions,” said Margaret Callihan, chairman, president and CEO, SunTrust Bank South Florida. “Helping students in their pursuit of higher education and preparation for a professional career is not only a worthy cause but a good business decision that will drive our economic sustainability.”
“SunTrust Foundation’s long history of giving to NSU is enhanced by this gift for scholarship,” said President Hanbury. “They are setting an example by investing in the next generation of business and community leaders. This truly helps us prepare for our next 50 years.”
About Nova Southeastern University: Situated on 314 beautiful acres in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, Nova Southeastern University (NSU) is a dynamic fully accredited research institution dedicated to providing high-quality educational programs at all levels. NSU is a not-for-profit independent institution with 27,000 students. NSU awards associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, specialist, doctoral and first-professional degrees in a wide range of fields. NSU is classified as a research university with “high research activity” by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, and it is one of only 37 universities nationwide to also be awarded Carnegie’s Community Engagement Classification. For more information, please visit www.nova.edu. Celebrating 50 years of academic excellence!
Jeremy Katzman, M.B.A., APR | Office of Public Affairs