IUP Business Golf Classic Nets $42K for Scholarship Fund

Posted on 9/17/2019 3:26:10 PM

On August 26, 2019, the Eberly College of Business and Information Technology held the 29th annual IUP Business Golf Classic at the Longue Vue Club in Verona, Pennsylvania. The event generated $42,000 for student scholarships.

29th Annual Business Golf Classic 2019-1S&T Bank served as the Corporate Sponsor for the event, and Aramark served as the Gold Sponsor for the event.

“S&T Bank is proud to be a long-term partner with IUP and with the Eberly College of Business and Information Technology. We are pleased to serve as the Corporate Sponsor of an event that supports the recruitment and retention of students at IUP,” said Becky Stapleton, senior executive vice president and chief banking officer from S&T Bank.

Founding members of the IUP Business Golf Classic Nadav Baum ’86 (Janney Montgomery Scott, LLC), Terry Dunlap ’81 (Foundation for IUP), Terry Serafini ’61, Tim Wallace ’79 (iPipeline), and Tom Wallace ’80 (Florida Funders) were all are recognized as Legacy Sponsors—a category reserved specifically for the founding members/ongoing sponsors of the event.

Silver Sponsors included BKD CPAs and Advisors, Enterprise Bank, First Commonwealth Bank, and PNC.

29th Annual Business Golf Classic 2019-2Associate Dean Cyndy Strittmatter `83, M`87 co-chaired the event with alumnus Nadav Baum.

“What an outstanding day it was for IUP, our scholarship program, our alumni, and our business partners,” said Strittmatter. “We had 108 golfers and 26 foursomes. We are so appreciative of the relationships that we have with our alumni and corporate partners and this was a great way to raise funds to support our students and to provide an excellent venue for networking.”

Alumni and representatives from 44 companies and agencies supported the IUP Business Golf Classic through sponsorships and donations, including Acuity Finishing, Ally Financial, Aramark, BKD CPAs & Advisors, Conspect Controls, Delaney Automotive Group, Douds Furniture of Plumville, East Penn Manufacturing, Enterprise Bank, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Environmental Service Labs, FedEx, Federated Investors, First Commonwealth Bank, First Trust Advisors, Florida Funders, Foundation for IUP, IPipeline, IUP Athletics, IUP University Advancement, Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, Kits Brokerage Inc., Kuzneski Insurance Group, Mass Mutual Life Insurance, Merill Lynch, Oak Grove Capital, Pinnacle Financial Strategies, Pittsburgh Steelers, PPG, PNC, S&T Bank, Raymond James, Rite Aid, Ryerson & Sons, Inc.,  Schneider Downs, Sheetz, Sherwin Williams, Sisterson & Co. LLP, Smith Lewis Chess & Co. LLP, Supply Source, Reschini Group, Social Source Marketing, TriqorGroup, and Westco Distribution.

29th Annual Business Golf Classic 2019-3“We had a great team of volunteers helping us throughout the day, and I appreciate the support from IUP University Advancement, IUP Career and Professional Development Center, Schneider Downs, Sisterson & Co LLP, and Sherwin Williams,” said Strittmatter. “We had a lot of fun and appreciated the great attendance, beautiful course, and the excellent food and service at the Longue Vue Club.”

All alumni and business partners are encouraged to join us next year! The committee is looking to find more alumni from the ’90s and 2000s to help with event planning for this scholarship program. For information regarding the 30th annual Business Golf Classic, please contact the 2020 co-chairs Nadav Baum ’86 (baum.nadav@gmail.com) or Amy Harger `99 (aharger@iup.edu).

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