Campus News

27th Annual Legacy Awards Gala

By: Alissa Lopez – Editor-in-Chief

William Paterson VIPs and honorees will mingle tonight at the 27th Annual Legacy Awards Gala, the university’s largest scholarship and programming fundraiser sponsored by the William Paterson University Foundation, at The Grove in Cedar Grove.


“Support for the Legacy Award Gala demonstrates our commitment to raising funds that enable our students to succeed,” said President Waldron in a March 21 university news release.

“All proceeds directly benefit student scholarships.”


The 2017 Legacy Awards will be presented to Distinguished Alumna Blair Schleicher Bravo ’95, chief executive officer of Morris Habitat for Humanity; Distinguished Friend John Galandak, president emeritus of the Commerce and Industry Association of NJ, and Toys“R”Us as a Distinguished Organization.


These honorees demonstrate support for public higher education in New Jersey throughout their leadership, community service, and philanthropic efforts.

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