Press Releases

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2021

August 10: SEEDS – Access Changes Everything’s Annual Allen Meisels Golf Classic Raises Nearly $200,000 to Educate Low-Income Students

August 5: SEEDS – Access Changes Everything Celebrates the Graduation of 92 Scholars and Young Scholars

July 20: SEEDS – Access Changes Everything’s Leading Change Benefit Raises More Than $900,000 to Support Low-Income Students

June 22: SEEDS – Access Changes Everything Celebrates the Graduation of 40 College-bound Students

March 23: SEEDS – Access Changes Everything Welcomes New Trustee, Dr. John Miller, Jr.

January 28: SEEDS – Access Changes Everything Announces Multi-Year Partnership with Eagle Pharmaceuticals

2020

August 3: New Jersey SEEDS Announces Rebranding, Changes Name to SEEDS – Access Changes Everything

2019

December 6: New Jersey SEEDS Welcomes Two to Board of Trustees

August 29: SEEDS Congratulates Scholars and Young Scholars Graduates Heading Off to Selective Middle and High Schools this Fall

July 25: New Jersey SEEDS Announces The Allen Meisels Memorial Golf Classic, Presented by Bleakley Financial Group, to Take Place August 5th

June 14: 100% of New Jersey SEEDS’ College Scholars Graduates to Enroll in College

May 10: New Jersey SEEDS Raises More Than $900,000 at Annual Leading Change Benefit

February 26: New Jersey SEEDS to Honor Pingry Headmaster, Nathaniel E. Conard, and Alumna Maite Amorebieta at 2019 Leading Change Benefit

February 20: Tricia Brentjens, M.D. Joins New Jersey SEEDS’ Board of Trustees

2018

November 15: Dr. Crystal Broussard Joins the New Jersey SEEDS Board of Trustees

August 31: New Jersey SEEDS Scholars and Young Scholars Graduates Head off to the Nation’s Top Selective Middle and High Schools

July 16: The 2018 Allen Meisels Memorial Golf Classic, Presented by Bleakley Financial Group, to Benefit New Jersey SEEDS This August

June 21: New Jersey SEEDS Celebrates its College Scholars Graduates

May 11: New Jersey SEEDS Raises More Than $750,000 at Leading Change Benefit

April 6: Theo Lubke Elected as Chair of New Jersey SEEDS’ Board of Trustees

March 13: New Jersey SEEDS to Honor William V. Engel, Esq. and Alumna Dr. Neha Pathak at Leading Change Benefit

March 6: New Jersey SEEDS Welcomes New Trustee and Director of Development

2017

August 17: New Jersey SEEDS Congratulates Scholars and Young Scholars Graduates

August 1: Bleakley Financial Group to Present The Allen Meisels Memorial Golf Classic Benefiting New Jersey SEEDS

June 16: Educational Access Organization Prepares to Send First Class of College Scholars Off to College

June 7: New Jersey SEEDS Congratulates Graduates in College Preparatory Program Class of 2017

March 31: New Jersey SEEDS Welcomes Alumna Taffi Ayodele to Board of Trustees

February 8: New Jersey SEEDS 25th Anniversary Benefit to Recognize Former Executive Director and SEEDS Alum as Leading Change Honorees

2016

October 3: NJ SEEDS Adds Two to Board of Trustees

August 11: New Jersey SEEDS Congratulates 104 Graduates from Scholars and Young Scholars Programs

July 18: John F. Castano Named Executive Director of New Jersey SEEDS

July 15: Bleakley Financial Group to Present 22nd Annual Golf & Tennis Classic Benefiting New Jersey SEEDS

June 20: NJ SEEDS President Ronni Denes to Retire

June 7: NJ SEEDS Congratulates College Preparatory Program Graduates Heading to College This Fall

February 9: First Class of NJ SEEDS College Scholars Begin 17-Month Program

January 19: New Jersey SEEDS Honors Philip D. Murphy and Susan B. Present at 5th Annual Leading Change Benefit

2015

December 14: New Jersey SEEDS Welcomes Facebook and Dropbox Designer and Newark Academy Head of School to Board of Trustees

August 11: More Than 100 NJ Middle School Students Complete Rigorous Academic Programs with New Jersey SEEDS

July 7: Bleakley Financial Group Presents the 21st Annual Golf & Tennis Classic for New Jersey SEEDS

June 12: New Jersey SEEDS Congratulates College Preparatory Program Graduates

April 8: New Jersey SEEDS Launches New Program to Prepare Students for College Success

March 23: NJ SEEDS President Ronni Denes Named as One of New Jersey’s Best 50 Women in Business

March 13: Investors Bank Executive Joins NJ SEEDS Board of Trustees

February 12: Bank of America and Arthur Levine to be Honored by New Jersey SEEDS

2014

October 27: NJ SEEDS Welcomes Two to Board of Trustees

August 11: 113 Scholars and Young Scholars in New Jersey SEEDS Graduate from Programs

July 21: New Jersey SEEDS and Bleakley, Schwartz, Cooney and Finney, L.L.C. to Host 20th Annual Golf and Tennis Classic

July 15: 120 Students Enrolled in New Jersey SEEDS Complete the Summer Challenge Program with Grant from Goldman Sachs Gives

June 12: Seniors Enrolled in New Jersey SEEDS’ College Preparatory Program Celebrate Commencement

May 9: Twenty-Nine NJ SEEDS Seniors from Orange and Trenton Receive More Than 140 College Acceptances

April 11: New Jersey SEEDS Eighth Graders Shadow Healthcare Professionals at Annual Hospital Day

March 26: ADP and Alan and Jennifer Fournier Recognized for Commitment to Educational Opportunities in New Jersey

January 14: NASDAQ OMX Educational Foundation Awards Grant to New Jersey SEEDS

2013

October 1: New Jersey SEEDS’ Young Leadership Committee and Alumni Alliance to Host Annual Casino Night

September 24: New Jersey SEEDS Board of Trustees Welcomes Five New Members

August 9: Scholars and Young Scholars Graduate from 14-Month NJ SEEDS Programs

July 24: Bleakley, Schwartz, Cooney & Finney Support NJ SEEDS Golf & Tennis Classic for 16th Consecutive Year

June 11: Students From Orange and Trenton High Schools Graduate from New Jersey SEEDS

May 20: 8th Graders Explore Healthcare Careers at New Jersey SEEDS’ Annual Hospital Day

March 27: CHASE and Bedtime Math Founder Honored for Commitment to Education

February 14: Pershing Executive Joins NJ SEEDS Board

2012

November 7: New Jersey SEEDS and The Pingry School to Host Best Selling Author Paul Tough