Mercy College will honor Elite Traveler’s own Douglas D. Gollan, Co-Founder and Group President, as one of New York’s most influential state and business leaders at the college’s 32nd annual Trustees’ Scholarship Dinner on May 9, 2013.
The event will take place at The Plaza Hotel in New York City.
Other honorees include Michael Robinson, Chief Executive Officer and President of Broadview Networks; New York State Senator Jeffrey D. Klein, Majority Coalition Leader; and Lifetime Achievement Award Recipients Edward and Dorothy Oberhaus, for serving as inspirational examples of academic and personal success.
“Mercy College is honored to recognize the outstanding leadership and innovation that
has propelled this year’s honorees to become shining examples of inspiration for our
students,” said Mercy College President Dr. Kimberly R. Cline. “The scholarship
support provided to the College through the Trustees’ Dinner helps to ensure that Mercy
students are ready for successful careers, advanced education and productive lives.”
Past honorees have included Duncan Niederauer, CEO of the New York Stock Exchange;
Gary Knell, President of Sesame Street Workshop; Alex Ferrari, EVP and COO of MTV;
Dr. Charlotte Frank, McGraw Hill; Joel Klein, former NYC Schools Chancellor; Frank
Sadlier Dinger, Chairman of the Board, and William Sadlier Dinger, President of the
Board, for William H. Sadlier, Inc.; among others.
Attended by more than 300 people, the annual Trustees’ Scholarship Dinner is Mercy
College’s largest fundraising event of the year. Tickets include a cocktail reception and
seated dinner and pricing begins at $700. All proceeds help to fund student scholarships
that would not be available otherwise.
To purchase tickets, please contact the Office of Institutional Advancement at Mercy
College at (914) 674-7640 or visit www.mercy.edu.