Tompkins Bank of Castile Creates Scholarship to Benefit Business Students at St. John Fisher College

February 14, 2017

St. John Fisher College received a $50,000 gift from Tompkins Bank of Castile to create an endowed scholarship for undergraduate students enrolled in the School of Business.

John McKenna, president and chief executive officer at Tompkins; Dr. Rama Yelkur, dean of the School of Business; and Phil Castleberry, vice president for Institutional Advancement

John McKenna, president and chief executive officer at Tompkins; Dr. Rama Yelkur, dean of the School of Business; and Phil Castleberry, vice president for Institutional Advancement

The Tompkins Bank of Castile Scholarship will be awarded on an annual basis to business school students who have a demonstrated financial need, and will help offset the cost of tuition.

“We are delighted with this partnership and the commitment that Tompkins Bank of Castile has made to the School of Business,” said Dr. Rama Yelkur, dean of the School of Business. “It will certainly help us better serve business students from a variety of backgrounds.”

John McKenna, president and chief executive officer at Tompkins, said that the bank hopes to enrich students’ lives through the establishment of this scholarship.

“We are thrilled to have the opportunity to support St. John Fisher College in this way, and to contribute to the development of future business leaders in our community,” said McKenna.