MINNEAPOLIS & EWING, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 27, 2005--The
College of New Jersey (TCNJ) has a new source of support for its
programs with the introduction of The College of New Jersey Visa(R)
credit card from U.S. Bank. The card generates support for the TCNJ
Alumni Association each time a new card is activated and repeatedly
thereafter each time the card is used.
"The support generated through this card program will enhance the
learning experience for our students and faculty," said Lisa McCarthy,
director of alumni affairs of The College of New Jersey. "We are
grateful to the 60,000 alumni, as well as parents and members of the
greater community who will embrace our college, display our colors and
contribute to our programs every time they use their credit card."
The College of New Jersey Visa credit card depicts a picture of
Green Hall. The card holder enjoys benefits including no annual fee, a
low introductory rate (APR) and a choice of rewards including cash
back or points redeemable for merchandise, travel, gift certificates
or virtually any reward with the Choose Your Own Reward option.
"We are delighted to partner with the TCNJ Alumni Association to
help create a solid base of support for students in pursuit of higher
learning," said Tanya Turner, senior vice president of affinity
products at U.S. Bank. "We look forward to a long and rewarding
relationship for TCNJ and its students, faculty and staff."
The College of New Jersey (TCNJ), a primarily undergraduate
institution founded in 1855, provides academically prepared students
with a challenging education and a rewarding residential experience,
small classes and a prestigious faculty. TCNJ enrolls about 5,700
full-time, 210 part-time and 900 graduate students. TCNJ has been
recognized nationally for its excellence including in U.S. News and
World Report, The Fiske Guide to Colleges, Barron's Profiles of
American Colleges, and Peterson's Competitive Colleges. The College of
New Jersey is located on 289 tree-lined acres in suburban Ewing, N.J.
For more information on The College of New Jersey, visit www.tcnj.edu.
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CONTACT: U.S. Bank
Teri Charest, 612-303-0732
The College of New Jersey
Lisa McCarthy, 609-771-3019
SOURCE: U.S. Bank