ESF Ranger School receives grant
HSBC in the Community (USA) Foundation Inc.
(Oneida, NY) The SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) Ranger School receives a $25,000 grant from the HSBC in the Community (USA) Foundation Inc. during the Ranger School Alumni Reception held in conjunction with the NYS Association of Professional Land Surveyors Conference (Wednesday, January 18, 2006) at the Marble Hill Inn.
The $25,000 grant from HSBC Bank's foundation is for the general use of the ESF Ranger School, but a portion of the funds will be used to develop interschool professional development between the Ranger School and forestry faculty from Bavaria.
Mathew Zlomek, senior vice president with HSBC in Syracuse, made the grant presentation to ESF President Cornelius B. Murphy, Jr. and Ranger School Director Christopher Westbrook.
The Ranger School has trained over 3,000 graduates in its forest technology program and attained a national reputation for excellence, emphasizing the teamwork approach to forest technology.
HSBC in the Community (USA) Foundation Inc., is the charitable foundation of HSBC Bank USA, N.A. and was created to carry out the bank's mission with a philanthropic strategy focused primarily on education and the environment.
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