KeyBank Contributes $5,000 to Maria College

KeyBank Contributes $5,000 to Maria College for Scholarship Support

ALBANY, NY, August 29, 2016 – The KeyBank Foundation has donated $5,000 to Maria College in support of scholarships for students needing financial assistance.  

 “We are pleased to provide charitable support to organizations such as Maria College that serve the public interest and address critical needs within the community,” said Margot James Copeland, Chair of the KeyBank Foundation.  She continued by stating, “The KeyBank Foundation makes philanthropic investments in organizations and programs that prepare individuals for thriving futures.”

Dr. Thomas Gamble, President of Maria College, stated,Scholarship support is critical to helping Maria College maintain its mission of providing educational opportunities for students who otherwise might not have a chance to succeed at higher education.  We are very thankful for KeyBank’s generosity and their recognition that reducing the loan burden for students creates clearer pathways for their success.”

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About Maria College

Founded in 1958, Maria College is one of 16 colleges and universities in the United States sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas.  The private, co-educational, Catholic college in Albany serves almost 1,000 students in a variety of degree and certificate programs that make a difference in the lives of others by combining strong academic study with caring service. Maria College has a reputation for excellence in the health sciences, including nursing and occupational therapy, liberal arts and management.