PepsiCo Foundation Provides $1 Million To Purchase College To Expand Opportunities For Diverse Students From Community Colleges
This grant complements multi-year grants awarded to the College from the National Institutes of Health and National Science Foundation encouraging students in community colleges to complete their baccalaureate degrees majoring in the natural sciences.
About Purchase College
Purchase College State University of New York is a major institution of higher education encompassing the liberal arts and sciences, professional training in the performing and visual arts, continuing education and liberal studies, the Neuberger Museum of Art and The Performing Arts Center.
About The Baccalaureate and Beyond Center
The Baccalaureate and Beyond Center provides a full range of services including high standards and skill building while greatly increasing student motivation. Students have opportunities to complete academic work and strengthen reading and writing capabilities while receiving intensive academic advising and mentoring by faculty and upper division students. Teamwork, problem-solving and time management are among the skills presented through the program.
About PepsiCo Foundation
Established in 1962, PepsiCo Foundation is the philanthropic anchor of PepsiCo (NYSE: PEP | Quote | Chart | News | PowerRating) and responsible for providing charitable contributions to eligible non-profit organizations. The Foundation is committed to developing sustainable partnerships and programs in underserved regions that provide opportunities for improved health, environment and inclusion. In 2008 alone, PepsiCo Foundation contributed $30 million towards programs to help achieve the vision of creating a better tomorrow for the global community. For more information visit: http://www.pepsico.com/Purpose/PepsiCo-Foundation.aspx