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terex cranes commits $21,000 to fund new corporate-named scholarship for the SC&R Foundation
Westport , USA, June 15th, 2011 – Terex Cranes has committed $21,000 to the Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association’s Foundation (SC&R Foundation) for a new corporate-named scholarship program. The donation serves as a multi-year commitment for Terex to help advance the education of SC&RA member company employees and their family members.
“Terex is proud to help the SC&R Foundation create a program that allows for corporate sponsorships, which will add funding stability to its continuing education scholarships program,” says Frank Bardonaro, Vice President and Managing Director for Terex Cranes North America and 2010-2011 chair for SC&RA’s Crane & Rigging Group. “The Foundation is instrumental in assuring ongoing success in the education and safety training for the industry.”
To date, Terex Cranes has been joined by three other SC&RA member companies in the corporate-named scholarship program. The first corporate scholarship will be awarded in 2012. The $21,000 donation, named the Terex Continuing Education Scholarship, will be applied at a rate of $3,000 per year for seven years.
The new corporate-named scholarship is an extension of the SC&R Foundation’s existing continuing education program. Initiated in 1986, the Foundation’s scholarship program has offered nearly $300,000 in grants and scholarships. “The program benefits the industry and company members by attracting and retaining qualified people in the industry,” says Jackie Roskos, Director of Marketing and SC&R Foundation Manager. “We are excited to have Terex partner with us as the first donor to the corporate-named scholarship program.”
SC&RA member company employees and their family members are eligible for the scholarships. The course of study must lead to a bachelor/masters degree in a field related to the specialized carriers and rigging industry. For more details on the scholarship program and its requirements, visit www.scranet.org.
Bringing true global experience in all climates, terrain conditions and application needs, Terex Cranes delivers a variety of solutions around the world every day. From road-mobile and truck-mounted to crawler and yard cranes, Terex Cranes offers a wide selection of models and a dedication to technological innovation. Terex cranes are built to help get the job done faster, easier and better.
Terex and its legacy brands have been long-time active members of the SC&RA, an association with more than 1300 company members spanning more than 49 countries. Founded in 1948, SC&RA is committed to providing unique information through meetings, publications and other services to satisfy its members’ need to safely, legally and profitably transport, lift and erect oversize and overweight items. Membership in the SC&RA is divided into three core segments: specialized transport; crane sector; and rigging professionals.
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