FRAMINGHAM – The MutualOne Charitable Foundation, announced today, Feb. 13, it has awarded $6,555 to support the Suitable Solutions Program at Framingham State University.
The Suitable Solutions Program prepares students for the world of professional work, while also educating them about the networking and “soft” skills that are imperative for emerging professionals.
“It is important that graduates are exposed to the real-world work environment,” said Robert Lamprey, chair of the Foundation. “The Suitable Solutions Program is designed to develop skills that students will use in their future careers, and we are pleased to support that effort.”
The $6,555 grant to Framingham State University was among awards totaling $128,068 in the MutualOne Charitable Foundation’s most recent round of funding.
Established in 1998 as the philanthropic arm of MutualOne Bank, the MutualOne Charitable Foundation has since donated over $4.3 million to charitable, educational, and civic initiatives that improve and enrich the quality of life in Framingham, Natick, and surrounding communities.
MutualOne Bank, which operates under an 1889 state charter, has full-service offices at 828 Concord Street and One Lincoln Street in Framingham and at 49 Main Street in Natick, a Commercial Loan Center at 160 Cochituate Road in Framingham, and a Residential Loan Center at 49 Main Street in Natick.
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Celebrating the MutualOne Foundation’s grant to the Suitable Solutions Program at Framingham State University are from left): Clarice Santos, VP client services & electronic banking at MutualOne Bank; JoAnne Amann, FSU career counselor; Christen Caragian, Suitable Solutions student participant; Sarah Falber, FSU career counselor; Dawn Ross, FSU director; Jill Gardosik, FSU internship coordinator; Meg Nowak Borrego, Ph.D., FSU dean of students; and Greg Kennedy, SVP retail banking at MutualOne Bank.