September 02, 2011 03:37 PM Eastern Daylight Time
MALVERN, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Progressive Business Publications (www.pbp.com) presented 11 Scholarship Awards of $2,500 each to children of full-time employees during a special ceremony at company headquarters on Friday, August 26th. This program is unique in that it offers a college scholarship each year for five years to all children of employees. Students must maintain a 2.0 or higher grade average. Over the past fourteen years more than 120 scholarships have been awarded to students attending institutions that include Georgetown, Duke Law School, The University of Pennsylvania Medical School, Wake Forest, Lehigh University, the University of Delaware and Penn State University.
Ed Satell, Founder & CEO, said: “We developed the scholarship program for all children of our employees. One of the best ways to help employees is to contribute to the goal of providing their children with a great college education. It’s part of the American dream.”
Progressive Business Publications is a private, B2B company that provides essential information and training to executives in private industry, nonprofits, education and government, including all the Fortune 1000 companies. COO Tom Schubert said, “We’re a values-driven, high performance organization that attracts talented professionals because we offer a results-oriented and collegial atmosphere. We’re especially proud of our Scholarship Program and the academic success of our employee’s children.”
Progressive Business Publications (PBP)
Regina Black Lennox
Director of Philanthropy & Corporate Citizenship