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Lancaster, Pa. (September 29, 2022) – Fulton Bank, a subsidiary of Fulton Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: FULT), today announced a donation of $150,000 to the Hagerstown Community College “Gem for Generations” campaign, which is part of the College’s 75th anniversary celebration.
“We are so grateful that Fulton Bank has made this commitment to our students to support the Gem for Generations campaign,” said Dr. Jim Klauber. “Fulton Bank has been a valued partner in helping us provide funds for helping students, and this is a major commitment to that effort.”
Most of these students have financial need and might not otherwise be able to attend school.
“We’re pleased to support student scholarships with this gift,” said Wm. “Smokey” Glover, Executive Vice President - Director of Fair & Responsible Banking, Fulton Bank. “At Fulton Bank, we seek to drive economic empowerment in our communities and there’s nothing more important to economic empowerment than education.”
“We want to continue to be a big part of the Washington County community and thought supporting our local students in achieving their academic dreams and career aspirations was the best way to do that,” said Joe Durham, Regional Commercial Executive, Fulton Bank.
Since 1946, Hagerstown Community College has served more than 175,000 students and awarded over 25,000 degrees and certificates. More than 100 programs of study are available for university transfer, career preparation, or personal development, as well as non-credit continuing education courses, customized training programs and Washington County’s adult education programs.
This gift is part of Fulton Bank’s Fulton Forward® initiative, which is focused on building vibrant communities with programs, products and services focused on four key areas: affordable housing and home ownership; job training and workforce development; financial education and economic empowerment; and diversity, equity and inclusion.
Pictured (Seated Left to Right): Susan Mades, Bridgett Jones Smith, Angel Connolly. Standing left to right: Dr. Klauber, Joe Durham, Steve Hummel, Al Martin, Kevin Justice, Dr. Ashley Whaley, David Bittorf, Adam Wagner