Charter Oak State College Foundation hosts spring fundraiser
The Charter Oak State College Foundation hosted a successful spring fundraiser at the Governor's Residence in Hartford on April 23, 2013.
The theme of the evening was "The Power of Women," and honored Dr. Merle Harris, President Emerita of Charter Oak and Founder of the College's Women in Transition (WIT) program. Keynote speaker was Lieutenant Governor Nancy Wyman. Governor Dan Malloy also addressed the attendees, along with Charter Oak President Ed Klonoski and Charter Oak State College Foundation President Rebeka Scalia.
The fundraiser was in support of the WIT program, which provides single mothers with opportunities to complete a college degree online. Charter Oak provides a computer, Internet access, financial aid to meet educational costs, as well as continuous advisement and online interaction with a peer network.