PHOTO COURTESY OF THOMAS PETERSON
The Veterans Club at Renaissance at Monroe expanded its support of student-veterans by adding $4,000 to its fund to help student-veterans attending Middlesex County College. The fund assists student-veterans in purchasing books and educational supplies at the MCC Bookstore, and student-veterans in need of emergency support. Seated, from left: Michael Barany, coordinator of the MCC Veterans Services Center; MCC student Cristina Reyes, a U.S. Army veteran; and Victoria Beverly, an Army veteran. Standing, from left: Veronica Clinton, executive director of the MCC Foundation; Bob Friedman, Veterans Club vice president; Noel Schleifman, treasurer; Mark McCormick, MCC president; Abe Adams, Veterans Club president; Nick Burghgraet, president emeritus; Michelle Campbell, MCC’s vice president for Institutional Advancement; and Richard Cole, registrar.