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.
S&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.
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.
Sponsors included BKD CPAs and Advisors, Enterprise Bank, First Commonwealth
Bank, and PNC.
Dean Cyndy Strittmatter `83, M`87 co-chaired the event with alumnus Nadav Baum.
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
“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
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
(firstname.lastname@example.org) or Amy Harger `99 (email@example.com).