Award Recognizes Enventis for long-time partnership with University
MANKATO, Minn., October 3, 2014 — Enventis Corporation (NASDAQ:ENVE) was recently presented with the “Corporate Philanthropic Partner of the Year” award from Minnesota State University, Mankato Foundation. The honor recognizes Enventis’ legacy of support and partnership with the University.
“Enventis, and the Enventis Foundation, have been a long-time philanthropic partner with Minnesota State University, Mankato and its Foundation,” said R. Kent Clark, vice president of University Advancement at Minnesota State Mankato. “The company’s commitment to our local community has led them to continually support University programs and scholarships. We are proud of their confidence in the University, and grateful for their investment in our community.”
Since 1963, Enventis has provided more than $1 million to Minnesota State Mankato through the Enventis Foundation alone. Additionally, the company has provided an annual gift for more than two decades to underwrite a Minnesota State Mankato Department of Theatre & Dance production along with scholarship funds to benefit students in the College of Business and College of Science, Engineering and Technology.
“It is rewarding for Enventis to be part of the process as students at Minnesota State Mankato achieve results beyond their expectations and prepare to succeed in the marketplace,” said John Finke, president and chief executive officer of Enventis. “Enventis is proud to partner with the University to support students as they gain experiences and participate in opportunities that provide real-world skills and expertise.”
Minnesota State Mankato, a comprehensive university with 15,409 students, is part of the Minnesota State Colleges & Universities system, which comprises 31 state institutions. Enventis was presented the award at Minnesota State Mankato Foundation’s annual Purple and Gold Gala on September 26.