Fidelity Bank Invests in Students’ Success

01/04/2017

Fidelity Bank President and CEO, Daniel J. Santaniello (center, right) recently presented Meg Hambrose, director of corporate and foundation relations at The University of Scranton (center, left) with a check for $10,000 in support of the University of Success, a pre-college program designed to provide academic, social, and cultural enrichment to high school students from low- and middle-income families throughout Northeast Pennsylvania. The donation is part of the Pennsylvania Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program (EITC). From left, members of Fidelity Bank’s senior management include: Eugene Walsh, executive vice president and COO; Salvatore R. DeFrancesco, Jr., executive vice president and CFO; Hambrose, representing the University of Success program; Santaniello; Joann Marsili, vice president and marketing and sales director; and Michael Pacyna, executive vice president and chief business development officer.

Fidelity Bank’s President and CEO, Daniel J. Santaniello, recently presented Meg Hambrose, director of corporate and foundation relations at The University of Scranton, with a check for $10,000 in support of the University of Success program at Scranton. The donation is part of the Pennsylvania Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program (EITC). 

The EITC creates partnerships between parents, local businesses and scholarship organizations that allow funding to students, giving children and their families the opportunity for the best educational outcomes.

“Fidelity Bank is proud to support this innovative program which contributes to making higher education a reality for talented and bright young people in our area,” said Santaniello.

 The University of Success is a pre-college program designed to provide academic, social and cultural enrichment to high school students from low- and middle-income families throughout Northeast Pennsylvania. Students begin the four-year program in eighth grade. Through inventive programming and academic counseling participating students with strong academic ability and potential are guided to successfully complete high school and gain entrance into a college or university.


About Fidelity Bank

Fidelity Bank has built a strong history as trusted advisors to the customers served, and is proud to be an active member of the community of Northeastern Pennsylvania. With 10 branches located throughout Lackawanna and Luzerne Counties, Fidelity Bank offers full-service Trust and Investment Departments, a mortgage center, and an array of personal and business banking products and services. The Bank provides 24-hour, seven-days-a-week service to customers through branch offices, online at www.bankatfidelity.com, and through the Customer Care Center at 800.388.4380.


Press Release Contact:
Stan Zygmunt
Director of News & Media Relations
The University of Scranton
(570)-941-7662